Healthy/Thrifty College Girl Alert!!
Trying to cut expenses? Really want to eat healthy while you’re out, but are always tempted by junk food?
Start bringing your lunch and snacks with you to school and work!!
Let’s face it; everyone wants to save money whenever they have the opportunity. Why not start now by saving money instead of eating out?
At the beginning of this week, I went to the store and purchased only the foods that I needed to make lunches and snacks for every day.
(I’ll make a post later this week-on how to grocery shop to plan out the rest of your week’s meals.)
I had to wake up really early this morning, so last night I made sure to pre-packed this entire lunch, including snacks (because I am SO NOT a morning person!)
I’m lucky if I leave the house early in the morning, with the same shoes on both feet.
Anywho, this morning when I woke up, I made my usual morning fruit smoothie, and then grabbed my lunch pail out of the fridge (which was already pre-packed from last night.)
Today’s Fitspirational Lunch:
- Mixed green salad- Avocados!!! raspberries, walnuts, almonds, white balsamic vinaigrette
- Carrots with a little bit of ranch dip
- Brown bread (much healthier for your body then white)
- Chocolate milk (16g of protein)
Not pictured (because they are already in my tummy):
- Whole wheat crackers
- 2 water bottles
- Frozen banana slices
Making my own lunch TO-GO, honestly only took a total of 5 minutes to put together last night. Such minimal effort saved me at least $12 dollars eating out for lunch…not to mention the money I would spend on snacks throughout the day.
I hope you read this, and are inspired to make a healthy “TO-GO” lunch of your own this week!