9 CHEAPEST AND HEALTHIEST FOOD ITEMS AT THE FROCERY STORE

Oatmeal makes for a filling, nutritious breakfast, and it doesn't have to be expensive.

Unsweetened Oatmeal

For an easy-to-make, high-protein snack, buy frozen edamame.

Frozen Edamame

A one-pound container of cottage cheese is cheaper than many people think.

Cottage Cheese

Black beans are one of the cheapest sources of protein around.

Canned Black Beans

If you want to eat healthier, swap white pasta with a whole wheat variety.

Whole Wheat Pasta

A healthy popcorn bag--which is unflavored and includes a healthy cooking oil--is not expensive.

Healthy Popcorn

Steamed lentils only need some heating in the microwave or stovetop, and you'll have a healthy meal in no time.

Pre-Steamed Lentils

As a whole grain, corn tortillas are notably healthier than flour ones.

Corn Tortillas

If you want to save dollars by having your vegetables last longer, get frozen vegetables.

Frozen Vegetables

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