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Eating God's Way on a Dollar Store Budget!

November 28, 2017

Where there's a will, there's a way! Eating healthy doesn't have to be hard nor does it have to be expensive for that matter.  On recent trips to the Dollar Tree and other 'Dollar' stores, Eating God's Way has found some healthy items that can be incorporated on a daily for literally just $1!

  • Imperial Nuts Antioxidant Snack Mix

This is the snack mix that has the perfect blend of antioxidants, energy, and flavor. Imperial Nuts antioxidant snack mix contains a healthy assortment of banana chips, cranberries, almonds, cashews, and blueberries. 

  • So Natural Freeze Dried Strawberries, Apples, or Peaches

Enjoy the delicious and refreshing taste of strawberries on the go! Slices of freeze-dried strawberries are a healthy yet tasty snack that can satisfy your cravings without destroying your diet.

  • Naturally Select Tropical Trail Mix

Tropical trail mix is full of healthy treats like pineapple, raisins, dates, bananas, papaya, and coconut! It’s a great addition to parties, camp snacks, sporting events, and nature expeditions.

  • Muncheros Dried Pineapple & Papaya

Enjoy a delicious and refreshing taste of the tropics! Tender chunks of dried pineapple and papaya are a healthy yet tasty snack.

  • Snyder's Mini Pretzels

Healthy snacking on the go! Crunchy mini pretzels are a delicious, diet-friendly way to satisfy hunger pangs. Convenient .5-oz. snack packs fit easily in your lunch bag, purse, glove compartment or backpack.

  • Welch's Dried Cranberries

A sweet, healthy, delicious treat you can snack on any time of the day. Dried cranberries have a high content of antioxidants, and are thought to offer possible health benefits to the cardiovascular system and urinary tract.

  • Chocolate & Nut Trail Mix

Chocolate & Nut trail mix is full of healthy treats like pineapple, raisins, bananas, peanuts — plus the added treat of chocolate chips!

  • Imperial Nuts Energy Snack Mix

The Imperial Nuts Energy blend snack mix includes almonds, pecans, walnuts, honey roasted peanuts, and honey roasted sesame sticks.

  • Imperial Nuts Cashew Snack Mix

This is a erfect blend of delicious flavor, energy, and nutrition. This tasty snack mix includes cashews, peanuts, and sesame chips. 

  • Protein Boost Strawberry Banana Drink

The tastiest way to get a dose of protein. Strawberry banana smoothies pack 10 grams of protein and 0 grams of sugar into these individual serving bottles. Great for pre-workout, post-workout, or a healthy snack for busy parents.

  • Animal Crackers

These animal crackers have 0 grams of Trans Fat and 0 mg of cholesterol, so you can feel good about giving them to your kids! 

  • Graham Crackers

Honey graham crackers are lightly sweetened and great paired with peanut butter or almond butter.  It can even be used as a pie crust. 

  • Chili Lemon Botana

Muncheros® snack mix contains a healthy assortment of peanuts, toasted corn, and pumpkin seeds. Ideal for snacking at home or office, school lunches, an afternoon pick-me-up, or an on-the-go treat.

  • Imperial Nuts Cranberry Blend

This is the snack mix that has the perfect blend of antioxidants, energy, and flavor. Tasty snack mix contains a healthy assortment of cranberries, almonds, peanuts, raisins, and pumpkin seeds.

  • Nutty Naturals Dried Apricots

These apricots are dried to the point where all water is removed from the original fruit to retain all of their original nutritional value. They're always fresh, delicious, and convenient to eat.

  • Roasted Cashew Pieces

Roasted & salted cashew pieces are the perfect anytime, on-the-go snack treat. Ideal for school lunches, backpacks, briefcases, or just stash a few bags in your desk at work. Cashews are the nutritious, healthy treat that's always good day or night.

  • Nature's House Fruit & Nut Trail Mix

This fruit & nut trail mix is full of healthy treats like peanuts, raisins, dates, soy nuts, and sunflower seeds! 

  • Canola Oil or Coconut Oil Non-Stick Cooking Spray

A fat-free solution that keeps food from sticking to pots and pans! Perfect for baking and sauteing vegetables, chicken, seafood, and more without adding an oily flavor.

  • Quick or Old-Fashioned Oatmeal

Start your day the healthy way. These quick oats are ready in no time, and taste delicious. It’s also believed that oats can help to reduce cholesterol levels! 

  • Premium Green Tea Bags

Enjoy a cup of this healthy blend of antioxidant-rich green tea. A calorie-free drink that is delicious served hot or cold.

  • Raisin Bran

A delicious, healthy way to start your day. A big bowl of sweetened raisins and wheat bran fiber will fill you up while providing with you 9 essential vitamins and minerals. 

  • Red Kidney Beans or Pinto Beans

1-lb. bags of dry beans are the ideal start to you favorite dishes and can be stored for long periods of time. Add beans to soups, stews, and chili, or make a healthy and delicious cold bean salad.

  • Coconut Water

A healthy drink that is as fashionable as it is delicious! Coconut water is packed with potassium, antioxidants, and electrolytes to keep you hydrated and feeling great.

  • Organic Low-Fat Plain Soy milk or Almond milk

A healthy lactose and dairy-free alternative to milk or just a great way to enhance your diet with soy. Soy milk is rich in calcium, a good source of vitamins A & D, low in fat, cholesterol free, and made from organic soybeans. Plus, each 8-oz. serving provides 5 grams of soy protein. It’s a great substitute for milk in recipes, over cereal, or by the glass. Plus, its convenient package seals in freshness and flavor without preservatives or refrigeration for up to one year when stored unopened.

  • V-8 Vegetable Juice

The easiest way to get your daily vegetables. Delicious V8® is made from 100% vegetable juice with a tomato-flavor base, and each can contains 2 full servings of vegetables.

  • Vegetable Baked Crackers & Veggies Straws

A crunchy little cracker that’s great for snacking! Baked crackers and straws with a zesty garden vegetable flavor have 0 grams of saturated fat and are a wholesome snack for kids.

  • Seasonings (Garlic/Onion Powder, Sage, Thyme, Cinnamon, etc.)

These herbal seasonings offer flavor to different dishes and without all of the salt content. 

  • Onion Soup & Dip Mix

Onion soup & dip mix is as versatile as it is delicious. Use packets to make a savory onion soup or dip or use as a seasoning for vegetables, meats, and more. Soup mix is MSG-free and contains 0 grams of trans-fat.

  • Frozen & Canned Fruit and Vegetables

Frozen broccoli, peas, corn, beans, carrots, and brussel sprouts can be found at Dollar Tree Stores for only $1.  When purchasing canned vegetables, read the label and be sure to look for 'No Salt Added'. A selection of frozen is available as well.  Be sure to look for '100%, No Syrup, or Light Syrup' when purchasing canned fruit.

  • Whole Grain Bread and Rice

A healthy alternative to your more starchy items are whole grain or whole wheat bread and brown rice. Reading the ingredient list is essential.

  • Frozen Salmon

Although this isn't fresh salmon, this is a great alternative to any processed sandwich meat, hot dogs, or any other fish. Salmon are rich in Omega-3 oils, good source of protein, loaded with B vitamins, potassium, selenium, antioxidants, and reduces heart disease and controls weight.

  • Low Fat Cheese & Eggs

Dairy and eggs can also be found in your local Dollar Tree and 'Dollar' stores.

***Fresh Fruit and Veggies

Although fresh fruit and vegetables are rarely found at 'Dollar' stores, supporting your local Farmer's Markets usually has the most cost efficient and in season produce than your large supermarkets and you'll also know where the produce derived from too! 

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