Food pantries offer affordable options. Volunteer from Michigan says $25 can get 2+ laundry baskets of food.
Stock up on cheap non-perishables: beans, rice, pasta, potatoes, lentils, peanut butter to save money.
Buy bulk dried beans for cheap, long-lasting, and healthy protein source.
Apply for SNAP benefits to save money on food if you're struggling to afford it. Requirements vary by state.
Rice and lentils are a cheap, healthy, and versatile meal that can be spiced up easily.
Steel-cut oats and peanut butter are affordable and satisfying breakfast options when bought in bulk.