Eating for $1 a Day: Cheap and Healthy Meal Ideas You Need to Try



If you’re on a budget and want to eat healthy, then you need to check out these meal ideas! Can you eat for $1 a day in 2023? Let’s check out the grocery store and find out!

In this video, I’m sharing some of my favorite budget meal ideas that you can try out on your next $1 a day. From quick and easy meals to healthy snacks, you’re guaranteed to find something that’s perfect for you! After watching this video, you’ll have a collection of delicious and healthy meal ideas that you can use on a regular basis!

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  1. Love the bread! Sooo simple and very tasty! Always enjoy your videos and helpful suggestions. SomethingcI really enjoy on the cheap is pinto beans and smoked pork neck bones in a crockpot…no extra seasonings, just cook until they make their own gravy. Add a little cornbread and you have a great meal! They freeze great too.

  2. We'll my dough looks nothing like this video, I will say I used rapid yeast and mixed it twice 2 batches mine is super thick, but I live in a super humid place. I am cooking one now and will let the other one sit overnight-but my dough was as dry as it gets so not sure working or if the yeast is dead or wrong yeast-we shall see-but zero sticky and thus far zero bubbles

  3. 5:10 Albertson's is the expensive store? Man being locked up for 3 years in my house and only having shit delivered from Costco and Amazon Fresh, while spoiling me, got very expensive. I have a Safeway down the street (i.e. Albertsons equivalent) and am working on shopping there more often as it is SO much cheaper. lol

  4. As a former WIC nutritionist thank you for mentioning WIC! A lot of people qualify, even if they don’t think they will! If you don’t qualify, nutritionist are able to refer you to the right places! I’m staying home now with my baby, and if you are a breastfeeding mother, you receive extra food for your household! 💕

  5. Being Celiac it is so hard to find budget meals, even the oatmeal being certified gf and the bread is $10 a load, not to mention I cant have dairy either. Would be awesome to see a video on gluten and dairy free budget meals. I just stick to meat, potatoes and rice with veggies on sale.

  6. Hello Christine, THANK YOU FOR THE BREAD RECIPE!! I’ve failed so many times in my breadmaking journey year after year and each time I’d give up a little while on I’d come back and have another go.
    I made x2 loaves in a round cake tin (with another cake tin on top exactly how you did it) so it came out round. But did not affect flavour and it was wonderful, I LOVE ciabatta bread it is my absolute fave bread and this is how my x2 loaves came out.
    This will be my go-to NO FAIL simple budget friendly no knead no mess all in one perfect bread recipe now!!
    Thank you!!!

  7. We just fell on hard times and i started crying when you talked about going to a food bank because we are at that point and its embarrassing to know you cant provide food for your kiddos because the price of everything has gone up sometimes but anyways i just wanted to say thank you for your helpful videos

  8. This is the best video I’ve seen in a long time – I always cooked from ‘scratch’ when I had my kids – did not know about programs that would have helped me so kudos to you for letting people know what is available for them. Now in my 80’s and too weary to do all I used to do but I still have mostly meals each week that are cheap, healthy, and filling. Will subscribe and watch more from this lady. Where do you live?