Eat Healthier, More Affordably & Easier w/ Cassy Joy Garcia – EP 182

Meal planning, grocery shopping, meal prepping, cooking, cleaning OH MY! Just feeding ourselves and our families can feel like a daunting task, and when we add affordability and the goal of healthy eating to that list it can be quite a challenge for many of us! SO we brought in an expert, Cassy Joy Garcia to talk about some hacks she has found to eat well on a budget.

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Interview

  • As someone who places a high value on healthy eating, how do you find the balance between eating healthy and keeping your grocery budget manageable?
  • What’s the “dinner series concept”?
  • What are some of your favorite time-saving tips in the kitchen? (to help someone maintain and stick to their meal plan)
  • You have a whole section on freezing food, what do you feel is the most important thing you want people to know about freezing food?

BILL OF THE WEEK –  thank you Cassy for sharing your bill about testing the theory that cooking at home beats the price of take-out

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Lightning Round

Leftover repurposing

  • Cassy-  brisket w/sides → thinly slice, pan sear with sweet sauce over rice 
  • Jen- pork sandwiches → pork fried rice
  • Jill- veggies: side dish  →  omelette  → veggies wrap

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Wrap-Up:

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