Macaroni, Cheese and Pennies: Can You Make a Healthy Dinner on a Budget?
After a long day of work, it can be tempting to splurge on pizza or other ready-made meals. But instead of blowing your budget of food, stick to simple recipes that take advantage of ingredients you already have on hand. Take this quiz to see how much you know about getting the most out of your grocery budget without wasting hours in the kitchen.
What percentage of income does the does the average American family devote to food each year?
Which of these three cuts of steak is the cheapest?
What nickname is given to foods that offer exceptional health benefits?
How much time does the average American devote to cooking each day?
How much of the average American food budget is devoted to eating outside of the home?
How many grams of protein are in an egg?
How much should you expect to pay per serving of whole-grain brown rice?
What percentage of children in the U.S. eat fast food each day?
What's the best way to find the cheapest version of a product at the grocery store?
look at the sale price
look at the unit price
look at the regular price
How much protein can be found in a serving of whole-grain pasta?
What heart-healthy nutrient can be found in tuna and other types of fish?
omega-3 fatty acids
How much fiber is found in a serving of mixed frozen vegetables?
What's the secret to making a cheaper cut of beef taste good?
cooking it while it's still frozen
lots of seasoning
Which of these foods provides around 20 percent of the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C?
How many grams of fiber are found in a serving of lentils?
What percentage of fast food kids' meals meet dietary guidelines established by the National School Lunch Program?
How much sodium is found in the average slice of delivery pizza?
100 to 200 milligrams
300 to 400 milligrams
500 to 1,500 milligrams
How many grams of protein are in the average can of tuna?
A frittata is a cheap, easy-to-make dish made from ______.