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Eating Healthy on a Budget

CBartowski
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Eating Healthy on a Budget

Fellow Fico Folks-

 

Wanted to pitch this to the group as I imagine there are others in there that appreciate pinching pennies.

 

As the title suggests I am hoping to get some good ideas on how to eat better/healthy and not break the bank.

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Andypanda
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Re: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Apologies to moderators if this violates TOS.

 

check out the community boards at MyFitnessPal.com

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wasCB14
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Re: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Cook.

 

A simple but powerful idea. Buy plain vegetables, meat and grains. It's cheaper and you can control the fat and salt content.

 

Of course, the next factor is time. I like to roast vegetables at low temperatures in large quantities, then eat them over 2 or 3 days.

 

A pressure cooker can be useful for beans and grains, or you can do more complicated dishes in it. An old Instant Pot thread: https://ficoforums.myfico.com/t5/SmorgasBoard/Instant-Pot/m-p/5304715#M65124

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