As moms, we all want the best for our families but the rise in food costs might have you worried that you might not be able to stick to healthy food options. I thought this article on how to create an affordable and healthy diet that works would be great for us all to learn ways that we can keep the costs down and our health a top priority while shopping.
The cost of food has increased steadily for the last few years, with many turning to fast food because it’s simply the most affordable option. While the cost of food impacts your wallet, a poor diet may impact it even further by resulting in increased medical costs.
Embarking on a new healthy lifestyle can feel overwhelming, and even more so if you are struggling financially. More than 13 million Americans were food insecure at some point during 2019, but the good news is there is food assistance available.
How to Create a Healthy Eating Plan to Fit Your Budget
Balancing your diet and finances can seem daunting, but you can set yourself up for success with good planning. Understanding how to find healthy food on a budget starts with understanding finance basics and how to create a budget.
The first step to budgeting is to have a plan. Whether you’re purging your house of junk food or thinking about some nutritious ideas, here are tips to consider when beginning to think about your meal plan and grocery list.
If you have a plan, you should already know how much your grocery bill will be. Now it’s time to shop! Most grocery stores have apps to help you make your grocery list and know how much your total bill will be before you get there. Here are some additional tips to think about once you’re at the store.