Simple foods still the best healthy choice
As food is so vital to health, scrimping on wholesome food is foolish. There are few things as expensive as ill health. And while preparation time is a heavy expense, wholesome food need not be pricey.
A whole chicken boiled with onion, carrots, celery and spices makes for many portions for sandwiches and other dishes, with the broth being made into a delicious matzo ball soup. Any fowl carcass makes a great base for broth.
Frozen vegetables, so simple to cook, are delicious with perhaps just a light addition of salt. Sliced radishes