|People say one shouldn't judge a book by its cover, well this might be the exception because this book does exactly what it says on the cover. The book aims to show that nutritious food can be within an affordable budget.
Everyone wants to eat healthy foods but have been led to believe that this needs a special budget. Therefore, we tend to go for the processed foods and think less about the nutritional composition of such foods. This book offers vital nutritional information about the foods that are locally grown and more importantly how we can buy them within a reasonable budget.
We all know that the cost of ill health is a lot higher that the cost of good food and this book demonstrates that we can prevent ill health caused by poor diet without a special budget. The book offers the readers the invaluable nutritional information in local, African foods as opposed to processed imported foods. It is a reminder that the African soil produces all that we need to eat healthy.
This book is full of valuable tips on how nutritious food can be purchased for less, such as buying foods in season, in bulk and even at particular times of the day. The pictures of dishes in the book are useful visual illustrations depicting that eating healthy and within budget are achievable and pleasurable.