When I talk about eating healthy, there is something I hear all of the time. I would love to eat healthy, but it is just way too expensive.
I won’t go into what I think about that answer, but I will shed some light on the situation. There are a number of ways that I am going to share with you that can help you with expense issue.
Eating healthy can be affordable, if you know how to do it. So here are some tips and pointers to make eating healthier easier on your wallet.
TIP ONE: First, eating healthy on a budget is much easier when you eat seasonal items.
When things are in season they cost a lot less, and you can buy extra and freeze them. So first things first, pay attention to the when your favorite fruits and vegetables are in season, and plan accordingly.
Tip 2. Know Where To Shop…
When you know where to shop you can save tons of money on fruits and vegetables.
Here are some great places to shop to save money on fruits and vegetables.
Local Farms and Farmers Markets are a great way to save money on fresh fruits and vegetables, I have another cool trick you can use in the video below.
Another great trick that will save you money is shopping the sale at Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s. They have organic produce on sale for great prices, especially Trader Joe’s. They make it easy to keep your healthy living budget down, and your body singing the happy song.
Tip 3. Set A Budget and Know A Great Deal When You See One.
Scout out good prices on produce so you know what a good price is, that way if you find a great price while your out and about you can stock up. It’s a great idea to set a produce budget and follow it, just make sure you are actually going to eat what you buy. Shop circulars, and buy in bulk especially if you know you can share with your friends.
Here are two really great things to remember….
If it goes to waste, it’s no bargain. In my next article I am doing go to share some other places you are going to want to check for great deals on produce and vegetables.
Remember, when things are out of season they can be very expensive, so there are times when the best answer is frozen or walking away.
Here are my finds for this week, I use my local farmers market to take advantage of as many savings as possible, but I am always looking around for new places. I got my vegetables for about 60% off of retail, which is great, but don’t ever think that you can’t do better.
If you are a savvy shopper, please share some of your tips… I would love to hear about more ways to save…In the meantime, tune in for other great tips….and share this article with a fried who is trying to eat healthier and doesn’t know how, or someone you think it might help.