Read The Label
Check out the Nutrition Facts.
MyPlate Food Groups
Try to make ½ your plate fruits and vegetables, ¼ whole grains, and ¼ protein!
Shop the weekly sales.
Pack each part of your dinner separately and use to make new meals tomorrow.
Don’t Go Hungry
Research shows that you spend an average of 64% more when you shop hungry.
Try portioning out snacks into individual serving sizes, using Tupperware or plastic baggies.
By planning your meals, you’ll curb the urge to go out to eat.
Careful With Coupons
If it’s not on your list, you’re not saving money. If you don’t need it, don’t buy it.
Keep a List On the Fridge
Replace items as needed, spreading your food budget out rather than making one big trip. Review food sales and coupons in advance.