Five Healthy Lunches under $2.00 – Fit on the Fly!


Fit on the Fly!With the average American spending $7.40 per day grabbing lunch “on the fly”, I thought it would be helpful to offer up some quick, easy and CHEAP alternatives.  What would you do with an extra $1,400.00 per year?

In this example, I have figured out how much it would cost to prepare six salads.  Each salad is designed to be accompanied by one of the protein sources listed.  Feel free to add the protein to your salad or eat as a “side-car.”

Item: Qty Price Total
Iceberg lettuce, head 2 $1 $2
European cucumber 2 $1 $2
Baby carrots, 16 oz bag 1 $2 $2
Tuna, 2.6 oz pouch 1 $1 $1
Chicken breast, canned, 3 oz 1 $1 $1
Salmon, pouch, 2.6 oz 1 $1.75 $1.75
Nonfat cottage cheese, 1/2 cup 1 $ .40 $ .40
Greek yogurt, 5-6 oz cup 1 $1.00 $1.00
Boca Burger, patty 1 $ .80 $ .80

Total cost for all six lunches: $11.95
Total cost per lunch: $ 1.99

*Average cost of lunch out: 260 $ 7.40 $1,924.00
Cost of bring your own lunch: 260 $ 2.00 $ 520.00


I’m a busy wife and mom, passionate about helping people make healthy choices on the run. And I love Jesus! ♥

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