It’s all about strategy - you too can eat healthy on a budget!
We all know fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats are the best options when it comes to eating; but these good-for-you items are often much more expensive than their frozen, canned or drive-thru counterparts. Unfortunately for many, the dollar sign is more important than the nutritional value of the meal and their shopping cart is filled with frozen dinners and packaged noodle dishes.
With product sizing and portions differing from box to box, it’s hard to determine which product is really the best option for your money. One tip is to compare the “unit price” often listed on the price label on the shelf. The “unit price” breaks down the price by measurement so you can compare your canned and frozen beans’ price per ounce. It’s all about strategy!
In addition to shopping by “unite price” one of the best strategies for eating healthy at home is to use “the 3 P’s:”
So, try it out! With some strategy, planning, and our tips, you too can eat healthy on a budget!
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