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Eating Healthy On A Budget

Eating healthy does not need to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to shop on budget and still get the benefits of eating healthy. Here are some tips to help you start. 

Use Store shopping cards and apps

Whole Foods

 

  • Whole Foods gives 10% on sale items to amazon prime members (download app)
  • Amazon rewards visa gives 5% cash back at whole foods and non-prime members get 3%
  • $0.10 bag credit if you bring your own bag

King Soopers

 

  • Store card & app for digital coupons
  • Use store card to save on gas
  • Purchase gift cards to specialty stores to redeem more gas point

Sprouts

  • Use app for digital coupons 
  • On Wednesdays, you get the sale items from the week prior and week coming up – double ad Wednesdays!
  • $0.05 bag credit for each bag of your own your bring in

CashBack Apps- Ibotta

  • Earn cash back on your shopping trips on a variety of items

Buy in bulk

  • Items that you can buy in the bulk section are usually more affordable. Examples include:
    • Oats
    • Ground Flaxseed
    • Mixed Nuts
    • Chia Seeds
    • Cacao Mix
    • Almond/Coconut Flour

Buy Online: Amazon

  • Some items that you can buy in larger quantities are more affordable on Amazon. A couple items include:
    • Cacao Powder
    • Chia Seeds
    • And more!

Make A List – and stick to it!

  • Making a list AND sticking to it will keep you focused on what you NEED and not anything extra that sounds good that day. This in itself will keep your spending amount lower. 

Frozen Over Fresh

  • If you know that you won’t go through fruits,vegetables, or meat as quickly as you would like, buy frozen! OR, buy fresh and then immediately freeze those items. With this, you will not waste money by throwing out old vegetables, fruits, and meat. 

 

As you can see, these tips are very do-able. Success comes with consistency over time. Focus on one or two of these tips at a time, and then add on as you see fit. Find what works for you, and keep doing that!

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