28 Cheap Healthy Snacks on a Friendly Budget

Having healthy snacks to eat during the day can help you keep your food budget down and give you an extra boost of energy throughout the day.

Coming up with ideas for snacks that are both healthy and affordable can be time-consuming. So we compiled a list of 28 cheap and healthy snacks to get you through the day.

Muffins are a sweet snack, perfect for on the go. Plus, you can make these ahead and freeze them until you are ready for a quick breakfast or snack on the go.


Oatmeal is a filling snack rich in fiber. Grabbing the oatmeal instant packets is great for shortening this snack to perfect portion sizes.


If you are looking for a crunchy snack option, look no further than seeds. They are a good source of healthy fats and vegetarian protein. Flaxseeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds are some healthier seed options you can try.


Banana bread is a comfort food that is great to have at any time.  Substitute refined flour and processed sugar with ingredients like 100 percent whole wheat flour and using natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup. Try this easy and delicious one bowl banana bread recipe.

Homemade Banana Bread