Don’t tell me you can’t afford to eat healthy!

Yeah, I get it. Eating healthy has a reputation of costing a lot.

Yes, you can get items for $1 on the McDonald’s dollar menu.

When you’re making healthy choices, you don’t always have to shop at Whole Foods and limit yourself to buy only organic.

It’s all about making the BEST choice for your body. I can tell you that fast food is not that choice.

Here’s a recap of my Aldi grocery-shopping today in preparation for my 7-Day Clean Eating Group that starts Monday!

– I don’t buy meat at Aldi!  I’ll buy that at Giant Eagle.

-Veggies, fruits, cheeses, canned goods, hummus, ricotta cheese, pizza shells, hot sauce, some seltzer water,tortilla chips and a few snacks: yogurt covered pretzels, craisins, and SHOCKING… Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!

All for $68!  This will last at least a week, and the only other things I will need to buy are meats and eggs from Giant Eagle.

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If I can stock my home with healthy foods, you can too!

Is my nutrition 100% on point? Heck no! I have more than my fair share of “cheats”, and that’s ok. I’m happy with the choices I make and I don’t beat myself up for a few slip-ups.

Buffalo Chicken Lasagna Roll Ups

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I am obsessed with Buffalo ANYTHING and EVERYTHING! ❤

I am equally obsessed with Italian food. This dish is the marriage of both amazing things!

Here is a great recipe I found and tweaked for Buffalo Chicken Lasagna Roll Ups, complete with a homemade Alfredo Sauce!

Healthy? Not 100%, but the processed ingredients are kept to a minimum.

Ingredients:

1 Box Whole Grain Lasagna Noodles

2 Chicken Breast, boiled and shredded

8 Oz Cream Cheese

2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

1 Cup of Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Sauce, divided

3/4 cup of milk

8 oz plain Greek Yogurt

2 TBS Butter

Salt and Pepper to taste

1tsp Garlic Powder

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Boil 2 Chicken Breasts for 15-20 minutes until tender and cooked through.

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Boil Whole Grain Lasagna Noodles for 5 minutes. They do not need to be cooked thoroughly, since they will be baked!

**Alfredo sauce**

In a small saucepan, sauté butter. Add cream cheese and milk.

Whisk until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside.

Shred Chicken and place in bowl.

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Add 8 oz of plain greek yogurt and 3/4 cup of buffalo sauce to the chicken and mix well. Add in 1 1/2 cups of mozzarella cheese to the mixture.

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Grease pan. Pre-heat oven to 350.

Spread some alfredo sauce in bottom of pan.

Drain lasagna noodles, and pat dry on a paper towel.

Lay lasagna noodles out, spread alfredo sauce on each noodle with a spoon.

Spoon chicken mixture on to each noodle and roll up!

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Place rolls in pan neatly and snug together.

(Little toddler hands work well for this part!)

Top roll-ups with remaining alfredo sauce and a flourish of buffalo sauce.

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Finish with remaining mozzarella cheese.

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Bake for 20 minutes, until alfredo sauce is bubbling and cheese is melted.

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Enjoy!

😉