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Eating Healthy on a Budget

It seems like most people are always looking for a way to eat healthier. But it can be difficult to achieve a healthy diet when you’re constantly on the go with work, school, and family obligations. But eating healthier doesn’t have to be a heavy burden on you — or your wallet! We’ve rounded up a few simple meal ideas to help you achieve your nutrition goals.

Breakfast: Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ banana, sliced
  • ½ tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Dash of cinnamon

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  • The next morning, add your favorite toppings (nuts, granola, etc.) and enjoy!

236 calories, 6g protein, 34.5g carbs

Source: Skinny Taste

Lunch: Avocado, Turkey and Hummus Wrap

Ingredients

  • 2 oz deli turkey meat
  • ⅓ avocado, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 2 tbsp hummus
  • 1 tortilla wrap

Instructions

  • Spread hummus on tortilla wrap.
  • Add turkey, tomato, and avocado.
  • Roll tortilla wrap and enjoy!

340 calories, 21g protein, 32g carbs

Source: A Sweet Pea Chef

Dinner: Bell Pepper Pizzas

Ingredients

  • 1 bell pepper, large
  • ¼ cup pizza sauce
  • ¼ cup cheese, grated
  • Dash of basil or parsley
  • Your favorite pizza toppings!

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut pepper into quarters and lay flat on a baking sheet.
  • Top with sauce, cheese, and your favorite pizza toppings.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Top with basil or parsley and dig in!

165 calories, 9g protein

Source: Peas and Crayons

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