4 Weeks 4 Mouths for $330

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Looking for both advice and recipe ideas for eating healthily and deliciously on a budget? Check out Tiffany’s blog: Don’t Waste The Crumbs. At her blog, you can find numerous 4-week meal plans called: Real Food Meal Plan. Four Weeks, Four Mouths for $330.

While it may seem hard to believe that you can healthily and naturally feed a family of four for a month on only $330 but Tiffany’s advice is tested and true. At this blog, Tiffany provides a series of meal plans for the month but also notes that you can keep the ones you like and skip or change the ones you don’t. She links you to a series of budget-friendly recipes that she has selected as being natural and healthy. Cruise around the site. You will see that she has numerous 4-week, 7-days a week, three meals a day meal plans. If you don’t like one, click onto another. Many of the base ingredients, such as chicken or beef, are used from one meal to the next – stretching your food dollar and showing you how versatile one basic nutrient dense food can be.

Nutrient dense foods are the best choices you can make when trying to eat healthily. Nutrient dense is a term that refers to how rich in nutrients something is compared to the amount of calories that it contains. To illustrate: a small cookie and a banana may have the same amount of calories. However, the banana is more nutrient dense because for the same amount of calories you also get a lot more vitamins and minerals than the cookie, such as potassium, B vitamins, vitamin C, selenium and magnesium.. Typically, foods that are as close to all natural as possible, with minimal processing are the more nutrient dense foods.

A theme in a number of the budget friendly recipes is the use of leftovers. Leftovers are a great help for eating on a budget. Don’t like the term leftovers? Call it “planned extras”. Big batch cooking is easier on the budget than making many smaller meals. And a planned extra can be changed up a bit the next day by adding different seasonings or vegetables or cooking it in a different way. Tiffany’s blog Don’t Waste The Crumbs is not just a food blog. She has a wealth of information on her blog such as healthy eating tips, decoding mystery food ingredients on packaged food, understanding food claims, do-it-yourself tutorials, tips on natural living, kitchen hacks, shopping lists, and tonnes of money saving tips. Start saving money this week and check out the budget-friendly recipes and great advice at Tiffany’s blog: Don’t Waste The Crumbs. There are numerous 4-week meal plans to be found and many tips that will have you saving money in no time.

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