99 Cents or Less

99 Cents or Less

      After checking sales and price-matching I’ve realized how much produce can be bought for 99 cents a pound (or less), so I try to make many of the fresh fruits and veggies that I purchase  99 cents a pound or less. Now I’m not strict about this, if I see grapes for [...]

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Eating Healthy On a Budget Wrap up

Eating Healthy On a Budget Wrap up

  If you missed the previous posts here they are! Eating Healthy on a Budget #1: Produce Eating Healthy on a Budget #2: Protein Eating Healthy on a Budget #3: Breads & Grains Eating Healthy on a Budget #4: Dairy   This post is linked at Frugally Sustainable and A Blossoming Life.  

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Eating Healthy On a Budget #4: Dairy

Eating Healthy On a Budget #4: Dairy

Dairy is a scary thing to talk about when it comes to our budget, mostly in the cheese department….we love cheese and we eat a lot of it! Dairy has so many healthy benefits, so how can you include it in your grocery budget without overspending? Shop Sales Keep your eyes on the look out [...]

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Eating Healthy On a Budget #3: Breads & Grains

Eating Healthy On a Budget #3: Breads & Grains

Grains are important in any frugal diet! They help stretch those other more expensive grocery items and add plenty of nutrients and fiber! Go Whole Wheat We all know that whole wheat is healthier than white, so most of the time opt for whole wheat breads, pastas and rice. Often the whole wheat varieties are [...]

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Eating Healthy on a Budget #1: Produce

Eating Healthy on a Budget #1: Produce

We all know that fruits and veggies are good for us, but it’s easy to let them slide from your diet, especially when you walk into the produce aisle and a tiny case of blueberries costs $3. You’re pretty sure you could eat that whole container of blueberries in one or two gulps, and let’s [...]

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Coming to a Blog Near You....

Coming to a Blog Near You….

I’ve been working on a series called “Eating Healthy on a Budget”. The topic was sparked by my own struggles in finding the balance between cheap and healthy. This series is far from exhaustive of all the many ways to save you money while still eating a nutritious diet, but I hope it’ll help spur some new ideas or at least [...]

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