Life is not always a straight line. At times, hard economy can push you to the wall. However, that does not mean you will postpone some basic human requirements such as eating.
You cannot live without food, it is the only fuel needed by the human body to keep one going. So here are foods you can fall back at when you’re broke.
1. Red Oil Rice
This is a type of rice cooked with palm oil and it is definitely one of the food you can eat when you’re broke. This meal requires rice, palm oil and basic ingredients such as pepper, onions, salt and seasonings.
If you are not too broke, you can add dry fish to it.
2. Pap And Akara
When it comes to breakfast on days that you are broke, pap and akara is definitely a good choice. This meal is light and filling. In addition to it, Pap and akara boost your energy metabolism to get on your daily activities with ease.
You can easily buy from roadside sellers if you don’t want to go through the stress of preparing it.
Beans are among the most pocket friendly meal you can add to your menu when broke. They are versatile because they can be enjoyed with many meals. Importantly, make sure you buy them dry and cook them yourself.
Noodles are not only cost effective, but also cheap to prepare. You can be sure that you will be able to save your cooking gas. Most brands come with spices, meaning you will not need to buy them from grocery shop.
5. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are staple food in most part of Africa and the world. These root vegetables have high fibre content. They are also energy giving food meaning you will stay strong the entire day. You can eat them in the morning before going to work.
Spaghetti is among the most famous and eaten meal across the world. Like noodles, they are easy to prepare. They are also rich in minerals and vitamins. If you are broke, you can buy it and you will not regret it.
For many years, bread has been man’s staple food. It a life saving meal you can run to when you and Sapa are 5 &6. You you use soft drinks to step it down or eat it with groundnut.
8. Okro Soup
Okro Soup is another meal you can fall back at when you’re broke. The ingredients for making this soup is very affordable and it is also one soup that can go with a wide range of swallow.