Episode 3: Healthy Food The Frugal Friends Way

Episode 3: Healthy Food The Frugal Friends Way

The Frugal Friends discuss FOOD! Jen and Jill turn to the internet to see what others have to say about saving money on food, reducing waste, and still maintaining a healthy diet. Of course, the organic debate does come up; but thank you Aldi for not polarizing us!

Notable Notes

  • What the internet has to say
    • Root and Revel Article
    • In this article, Kate lists 30 ways to save money and eat healthy on a budget. Included is the ‘cheat sheet’ on where to prioritize purchasing organic, how to make your own condiments, and resources to buy and support local agriculture.
      • What Jen and Jill have to say
        • Buy food, use food
        • Reduce animal product consumption
        • Disagree with meal kit delivery service one
        • Drink water! It’s good for you!
    • Sustainable Baby Steps Article
    • This writer argues that healthy food does not have to be expensive, and gives a strong case for why eating smart only appears to cost a lot of money. A long list of cheap, healthy food is given, and links to recipes are provided.
      • What Jen and Jill have to say
        • Sustainable baby steps show you save money with whole foods but you pay in time
        • The list of healthy and inexpensive snacks and foods is a winner!
        • Learning how to cook, and the flavors you enjoy is key to embracing food the frugal way
  • The Organic Debate
  • Wrap Up
    • Eating healthy is cheaper, but you pay in time and taste (unless you learn how to cook!)
    • Budget your time (i.e. meal prep)
    • Improve taste; research & practice makes perfect

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