As promised, for 1 week I spent less than $4.13 per person, per day on food for an internship assignment. In fact, I ended up spending just $3.80 per day. (*Throws out shoulder patting self on back*) And I have to say, it went great! Until it didn't. Here's how the week went down... Monday … [Read more...]
Who says eating well has to cost you? Read on for ways to save up to 80% on food.
If Jeff and I were to get a grade on eating healthy on a budget, we'd get an F-. Seriously. To be fair, we do the healthy eating part fine. But when it comes to savings? Despite the fact that I've written entire posts on saving money at the supermarket, we don't walk the talk. We still shop at … [Read more...]
Hey there, veggie fans! I hope you had a fantastic 4th of July weekend, because I know I did. In fact, I got to spend Saturday doing what I love most—cooking and sharing yummy, healthy, plant-powered food with friends. Our Independence Day cookout started off with bevvies, fresh veggies, … [Read more...]
With the holidays—and holiday spending—upon us, I thought I'd share my favorite new way to save on produce. I learned about it from my friend Marco, who tipped me off in response to my post 8 Ways to Save Money on Vegetables. Specifically, he mentioned that international markets and grocery … [Read more...]
You've never saved money on vegetables like this before. Oh sure, a couple of weeks ago I did a post on 8 ways to cut produce costs, and I've used those tips to trim my grocery budget. Then I went to a produce auction: The only place I know where you can take a trip to the country, enjoy an … [Read more...]
Times are tough right now, and Jeff and I haven’t escaped the pinch. In fact, while I’m still freelancing, we're both currently job hunting. As a result, we’ve had to do some serious belt-tightening. Cable TV? Gone. Eating out? Not so much. That said, we’re not about to give up on our … [Read more...]