How do you balance eating healthy with low income?
Just totaling up cost of a half decent salad:
Salad 460g = £1.40
Avocado (1) = £1.00
Chicken Breast 1kg = £5.79
Chicken Marinade 120g = £1.00
Cheap Feta Cheese 200g = 75p
Stores Own Eggs (15) = £1.19
Stores Own Dressing 250ml = 70p
So that's £11.83 for 5 meals (£2.37 each) - anything over £1 is high for me, and I can only afford one meal per day. There's then snacks such as nuts, mini cheeses, etc. which are more expensive than junk too.
I'm only able to buy these things because I have been given £20 I wasn't expecting, otherwise I'd probably be stuck eating stores own cheap pasts sauce with pasta (cost of 54p per meal) long with snacks like cheap chocolate biscuits or crisps, which isn't healthy and makes me ill due to IBS.