Food Prices Soar. It's Time to Adapt an Affordable, Healthy Diet Story

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.

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.

1. Plan

Make sure you’re not overshopping for items Think about breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks Take advantage of deals Know your schedule limitations Plan for leftovers Check what’s in season

2. Shop

Keep to what’s on your shopping list Stick to “shopping the outside” of the store Avoid pre-chopped or pre-made meals Price check items based on units rather than total price Skip the name brands Avoid shopping while hungry

3. Cook

Make quick meals Keep an eye on your leftovers and decrease waste Store your food

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