Healthy foods do not need to be expensive and it is a myth that healthy nutrition is a luxury. When it comes to cooking yummy and healthy meals for your family you just need to know which foods to pick up from the supermarket so we compiled a list of the top 10 healthy foods to buy on a budget (other than our Goodness Superfoods products): 

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Bananas: One banana is packed with fibre, vitamin C and B6 as well as Potassium. Unless a whole banana harvest is wiped out by the Australian weather, bananas are an inexpensive snack on the go or in your breakfast cereal.

Healthy eating_Goodness SuperfoodsBeans:One of the cheapest source of protein and fibre you can find- half a cup of black beans will give you a decent serving of iron, magnesium, folate and of course protein and fibre.

 

Healthy living_Goodness superfoodsCanned Whole Tomatoes: Okay arguably not a stand alone food but canned tomatoes should be a staple food in your pantry anyway. This versatile ingredient forms a great base for soups, sauces, stews and more.  One cup of canned whole peeled tomatoes is rich in vitamin C and B6, fibre and potassium.

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Carrots: Crunchy carrots can be consumed raw but are also great in roasted, boiled, in soups and in other foods. One cup of raw carrot sticks are rich in vitamin A, C and K as well as fibre and potassium.

Nutrition_Goodness SuperfoodsFrozen Spinach: Spinach is one of the best foods you can buy and it can be easily added to salads, soups, sauces or eaten as a side dish. Frozen spinach is a bit cheaper than fresh spinach and also easier to store. It is very rich in vitamin A, B6, C, E and K as well as packed with fibre, calcium, folate, magnesium, potassium and selenium.

Healthy living_Goodness SuperfoodsLentils: Similar to spinach, lentils are very nutritious and good for you. One quarter cup of (unprepared) lentils is a good source of  fibre, iron, protein, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, potassium and zinc.

 

Healthy eating_Goodness SuperfoodsOats: Delicious for breakfast and yummy in biscuits and other sweet treats, oats are hero food! Half a cup of rolled oats are a great source of fibre, protein, iron, magnesium and zinc.

 

Healthy foods_Goodness superfoodsPeanut Butter: smooth or crunchy, peanut butter is a yummy on its own or on wholemeal bread or in biscuits. Although high in (good) fat and calories, peanut butter is packed with fibre, protein, vitamin E and magnesium.

 

Healthy foods_Goodness SuperfoodsPeas: The little round green peas are not to be underestimated! Frozen peas are easy to store and are loaded with fibre, vitamin A, C and and K

 

 

Healthy foods_Goodness SuperfoodsSweet Potatoes: Versatile and healthy, sweet potatoes are a good source of fibre, vitamin A and B6 and potassium.

 

 

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