Creating nutritious meals can be an affordable if panned intelligently. A family of
two could use some strategies to save up some money on food.
1-Don’t shop on an empty stomach:
A key step to do before going to the grocery store is to eat before leaving the
house. If you’re hungry you will most of the times step away from the grocery list
to find or buy something that fills your hunger need. This need will often be filled
by buying processed food like soda, chocolate, packaged meals, etc. They lack
nutritional benefit but are high volatile cost on your budget.
2-Cook at home
Eating out will most of the times cost more than cooking a meal at home as its
cost also include the service, the ambiance and the location. A package of basic
ingredients comes at a lower price than a single restaurant meal. When you
prepare the meal at home you’ll have more flexibility on the recipes as you’re
making the dish from scratch you’ll get to discover the ingredients to diversify in
dishes. It is also a good way to engage with your partner and unwind after a long
day of work.
3- Buy Generic Brands
Generic brands are usually cheaper than other brands as they do not focus on
advertising and presentation, but you’ll often find out that they offer the same
quality. Best generic food to buy include cereal, spices, seasonings and snacks.
4- Reduce your meat consumption without eliminating your protein intake
Plant based protein are nutritious and more affordable than meats. Legumes,
seeds and eggs are usually less expensive, easier to prepare and lasts longer. It
will less likely spoil quickly, so you can cook them in bulk. Leftovers can be used
for other recipes and having them can drive you away from eating out.
5-Buy in bulk
Buying in bulk is almost always cheaper than buying per unit. You can save up
some pennies on each product. This small difference can add up rapidly saving
you a good sum of money. Food in bulk include grains such as rice, beans, nuts,
etc. You can keep them for a long time and can be ingredients for various
6-Cook in bulk
Cooking in bulk or batch cooking is making a lot of a specific food all at once and
then storing it in portions for later use. It is attractive because it saves a lot of
time and money. Batch cooking keeps you out from the grocery store as you
already have food in the freezer. It will also push you away from delivery and
eating out as its faster and cheaper and you’ll feel better saving
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