10 Tips for Making Cheap Lunches
By Scott Gamm
NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Buying lunch on the go may be fast and easy, but it can also be a huge money waster for Americans on a budget. After all, in some cities buying a sandwich, drink and bag of chips can cost $12 or more, which can add up quickly week after week.
Preparing your own lunch is a great way to keep more money in your pocket, but what if you're not into cooking and the microwave is your go-to kitchen appliance? And do you really want to add another task to your day just to save a few dollars?
Luckily, there are ways to make your own lunch without putting a lot of effort into the preparation. Here are tips from celebrity chefs and food experts on how to create easy, tasty lunches for less than $10.