Healthy Food The Frugal Friends Way – EP 3

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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