When you’ve finished paying rent, those extra classes at flywheel, and the oil change you put off for 2 months– the dollar menu at Micky D’s is looking way better than the kale salad you know you should be eating. I spotted WOWee Vanessa reading the marie claire article on how to make healthy choices for your body while ballin’ on a budget. I promise you, these tips will help your lifestyle change like no other AND avoid the inevitable account flat-line before payday. Chhhhhheck em out!
Tip #1: Buy in-season foods
Yes, nowadays (thanks to our global market and economy) you can pretty much find any food stocked at your grocery store. But that convenience doesn’t come cheap. When you buy in-season, you’re buying from an abundance of food—meaning cheaper prices and better taste. Plan accordingly.
Tip #2: Make it stretch
If you’re cooking for one, or even two, we get it—it’s hard to save any type of money when buying ingredients that will go bad after a few days. So make sure you’re planning wisely. Use ingredients up by planning meals with the same veggies or grains, or make big batches that you can freeze and eat later.
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