Healthy Eating on a Budget
This grocery list of affordable, kid-friendly foods, from Vivien Morris, R.D., director of community initiatives for the Nutrition and Fitness for Life Program at Boston Medical Center, offers maximum nutritional bang for every buck.
- Cabbage, broccoli, and carrots
- Dried beans
- Ground turkey
- Whole chickens (as long as your family will eat all parts)
- Bulk whole grains like oatmeal and brown rice
- Quart-size low-fat yogurt
- Thin-crust frozen pizza dough (add tomato sauce, vegetables, ground turkey, and cheese)
Originally published in the July 2011 issue of Parents magazine.
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