How to Make Cheap Fast Food Healthier for You



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How to Make Cheap Fast Food Healthier for You - Nerd Wallet

Fast food doesn't have to be so bad for you. Controlling portions, making healthy swaps and taking other small steps can go a long way.

Maybe you know to plan and prep healthy meals for the upcoming week to save time and money. And maybe you usually have a slow cooker of heart-healthy stew simmering by the time you get home or a freezer full of homemade meals ready to thaw.

But maybe you also have days when cheap fast food is the answer, because, well, it’s cheap and fast. (And because, for many, a greasy burger satisfies a craving that even a Pinterest-perfect beef Wellington does not.)

Here’s how to take advantage of the affordability of fast food while making it a little healthier...