Have you been curious about how to eat healthy on a budget? One of the biggest myths about couponing and grocery shopping on a budget is that you can’t afford healthy foods. This is in no way true at all. Sure it can pose a challenge, and you will have to find yourself getting a little creative, but you can still eat healthy while keeping plenty of cash in your pocket at the same time. Take a look below at a few helpful tips and tricks for how to eat healthy on a budget. You will find that you don’t have to sacrifice healthy foods in order to achieve savings. Take a look!
5 Tips for How to Eat Healthy on a Budget:
1. Buy in bulk when you can.
If you see that your favorite organic cereal is on sale, buy several boxes. As long as the product has a shelf life of a few months, there is no reason not to stock up. This also goes for your favorite soups, healthy snacks such as baked chips or pretzels, and even low fat meats and cheeses which you can always freeze if need be.
2. Email your favorite companies.
Send a quick email to your favorite health food companies and see what promotional coupons and offers they may be able to send you. Eden Foods at www.edenfoods.com for example will send you a coupon booklet good on many of their healthy products just for requesting it. You can also check out the Common Kindness Page for Coupons on Healthy and Organic Options.
3. Freeze or dry your produce.
Did you find a great sale on strawberries? Stock up! You can always freeze or dry fruit and vegetable items in order for them to last you longer. Take advantage of a sale price by freezing and drying and get more fresh bang for your buck.
4. Make your own healthy snacks.
Slice potatoes thin, drizzle with olive oil, and bake to make your own healthy potato chips. Or, dehydrate banana chips for your own sweet fruit snacks. When you make your own healthy snacks, you save money and eat better.
5. Stack coupons.
Visit Target.com where you can print coupons for chicken breasts, produce, baked snacks and more. Then, stack your Target coupons with manufacturers coupons for even more savings. This is so easy to do and a great way to enjoy healthy food for less. The new Cartwheel Program from Target also has great coupons and savings for Produce, Milk, Eggs and more!
Give these tips a try and see how easy it is to eat healthier for less!
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