In my Budget Cauliflower post, I touched on how mastering a few key skills can help greatly reduce your grocery bill while still bringing home healthy food. Healthy food can be expensive so we need to be smart shoppers in order to feed nourishing food to ourselves and our families. You can read the full post here which includes a delicious budget-friendly cauliflower soup recipe!
The post was well received, so I figured I’d follow it up with some more effective ways to reduce those pesky food bills.
The first thing you should do is figure out what things you can make from scratch. To avoid feeling overwhelmed, I suggest choosing just one item to focus on.
Today, let’s apply our focus on soup. Pre-made soup can actually be pretty expensive and the prices skyrocket if you buy them from a health food store. I realize there is super-cheap canned soup options however I wouldn’t consider them very healthy.
Let’s tell canned soup to hit the road and welcome homemade soup into our lives. It’s ok to say goodbye. You’ll be surprised at how liberated you feel. I don’t even venture down that isle anymore!
By forgoing pre-made soups you will rid yourself of unhealthy ingredients, copious amounts of salt and be able to lower your food bill at the same time . A win-win-win.
Here are a few suggestions to help with the transition. Continue reading →