20 Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget

20 Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget

For most people, money is a big source of stress. It is no secret that stress has a negative impact on health.

While we can't exactly help our clients with their finances, we can teach them how to eat healthy on a tight budget, which can help save them money and feel their best.

Here are our favorite meals that will help your clients eat healthy and save money. Each comes in at under $3 per serving. Use these to create healthy, affordable meal plans for your clients and they will be so grateful!

1. Warm Peas with Eggs

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Warm Peas with Eggs

This cozy breakfast is only $2.21 per serving. It uses simple ingredients and relies on frozen peas which saves a lot while still getting your veggies in!

Click here to add Warm Peas with Eggs to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

2. Mango, Edamame & Cabbage Salad with Peanut Sauce

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Mango, Edamame & Cabbage Salad with Peanut Sauce

Both the mango and edamame are frozen in this salad, which means mega savings. At just $2.87 per serving, you’ll definitely want to make sure you add a lot of leftovers to your client’s meal plan.

Click here to add Mango, Edamame & Cabbage Salad with Peanut Sauce to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

3. Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Beans are one of the most cost-effective protein sources out there. This soup comes in at $2.04 per serving and it is always such a hit. Plus, your clients will love how easy it comes together!

Click here to add Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

4. Chickpea Edamame Salad with Lemon & Dill

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Chickpea Edamame Salad with Lemon & Dill

This salad packs super fresh flavors and contains over 17g of protein at just $2.05 per serving.

Click here to add Chickpea Edamame Salad with Lemon & Dill to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

5. Spiced Lentils & Broccolini

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Spiced Lentils & Broccolini

Whether your client is brand new to the kitchen or a seasoned veteran, they will love this garlicky dish. It is super simple and only costs $1.74 per serving.

Click here to add Spiced Lentils & Broccolini to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

6. Chopped Salad Pitas

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Chopped Salad Pitas

Who doesn’t love a pita pocket? They’re so simple to make and you can stuff them with any leftovers you have on hand. This one has chickpeas and fresh veggies. It only costs $1.61 per serving.

Click here to add Chopped Salad Pitas to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

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7. Apple Crisp Yogurt Bowls

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Apple Crisp Yogurt Bowls

Oats are such a budget-conscious pantry item. You can pair them with fresh or frozen fruit and a bit of yogurt for a delicious breakfast. These Apple Crisp Yogurt Bowls only cost $2.94 per serving.

Click here to add Apple Crisp Yogurt Bowls to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

8. Slow Cooker Lentil Chili

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Slow Cooker Lentil Chili

Lentils are such a powerhouse. The pack a ton of nutrition for little money, especially when you purchase them dry. This chili relies on dry red lentils for a comforting meal that’s super inexpensive. Each serving is only $1.95.

Click here to add Slow Cooker Lentil Chili to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

9. Black Bean Dip

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Black Bean Dip

With just a few simple ingredients, your clients can whip up this dip to have all week long. It pairs well with cucumbers, crackers, celery or a pita, and it’s just $1 per serving.

Click here to add Black Bean Dip to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

10. Fried Chickpeas & Spinach Yogurt Bowl

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Fried Chickpeas & Spinach Yogurt Bowl

This recipe has just three easy ingredients and some seasonings to take it to the next level. It’s easy and oh-so affordable coming in at $1.86 per serving.

Click here to add Fried Chickpeas & Spinach Yogurt Bowl to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

11. Slow Cooker Purple Cabbage with Apples

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Slow Cooker Purple Cabbage with Apples

Cabbage is one of the best ingredients to grab on a dime! It packs major antioxidants and it lasts a really long time in your client's fridge. This recipe is only four ingredients and costs less than $1 per serving.

Click here to add Slow Cooker Purple Cabbage with Apples to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

12. Blueberry Overnight Steel Cut Oats

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Slow Cooker Purple Cabbage with Apples

Steel cut oats are heartier than their flaked oats counterpart. When paired with a few simple ingredients, they can go a long way. A serving of these Blueberry Overnight Steel Cut Oats is only $1.74.

Click here to add Blueberry Overnight Steel Cut Oats to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

13. Slow Cooker Moroccan Lentils

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Slow Cooker Morrocan Lentils

Your clients will get a ton of bang for their buck with dried lentils! This dish is packed with major flavor and one serving is less than $1.

Click here to add Slow Cooker Morrocan Lentils to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

14. Lemon Maple Chickpea Salad

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Lemon Maple Chickpea Salad

Fresh veggies mixed with a simple dressing and chickpeas makes this a delicious and healthy dish. Each serving is only $2.36 and would be even less if it was made with dried chickpeas cooked at home!

Click here to add Lemon Maple Chickpea Salad to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

15. Pressure Cooker Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Pressure Cooker Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup

A pressure cooker can make fast work of dried lentils! This hearty soup has loads of veggies and still only costs $2.48 per serving.

Click here to add Pressure Cooker Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

16. Cabbage Egg Nests

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Cabbage Egg Nests

Cabbage, eggs and a few spices make for a super easy and nutritious meal that only costs $1.78 per serving.

Click here to add Cabbage Egg Nests to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

17. Mexican Black Bean Salad

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Mexican Black Bean Salad

This salad works perfectly on its own. It is even better over top of a bed of greens or inside your client’s favorite taco shell. It’s budget-friendly coming it at $2.21 per serving.

Click here to add Mexican Black Bean Salad to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

18. Blood Orange Tahini Overnight Oats

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Blood Orange Tahini Overnight Oats

This is an easy overnight oats recipe that doesn’t rely on nuts or nut milks for flavor. At just $2.18 per serving, the price is right too!

Click here to add Blood Orange Tahini Overnight Oats to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

19. Lentil Salad with Maple Roasted Squash

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Lentil Salad with Maple Roasted Squash

When squash is in season, it is budget-friendly, and not to mention, so tasty! Paired with lentils, this wintery salad is the perfect combo for nutrition and budget. Each serving is only $2.49.

Click here to add Lentil Salad with Maple Roasted Squash to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

20. Slow Cooker Dill Vegetable Soup

20 Healthy Meals to Help Your Clients Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget: Slow Cooker Dill Vegetable Soup

This creamy, herby soup makes eight servings at $2.50 a pop. It’s packed with vegetables and the dill gives it a delicious, fresh flavor. An unlikely combo that totally works.

Click here to add Slow Cooker Dill Vegetable Soup to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.


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