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Eating Healthy on a Budget

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

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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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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:

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