Everyone wants to be healthy and fit. The easiest way to get there: Eating a clean and proper diet. The paleo diet is one of the ways to get you there, but it is not cheap. Add in budgetary restrictions and suddenly things become a little more challenging. Here are the top seven ways you can eat clean and get shredded with a lean budget!
1. Buy In Bulk
Warehouse stores like Costco or Sam’s Club offer the best opportunity to buy healthy food for cheap. Typically well sourced and great quality, these options are wonderful for cooking large meals and prepping for the week. This should be your go-to spot for pantry items. Spices, almond/coconut flour, butter, olive oil and other associated items.
Some produce (broccoli, avocado, berries, asparagus, etc.) is also a steal at these large warehouse merchants. Buy in bulk, cook in bulk. When you get home cook up all the stuff you bought and you’ll save on time and make less poor decisions down the road. You’ll be more likely to eat steamed broccoli and chicken breast if you have four pounds of each in the fridge. Meal prep alone is one of the best ways to get lean.
While these stores can be good for some produce and most pantry items, for meat, you need to go elsewhere. Which leads us to the next point…