Real Food on a Budget: 25 Tips to Make Healthy Eating Affordable



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Moms everywhere know how shocking it is to have just a few items in our grocery cart ring up for $85 in the checkout line. There was a day when I could walk out of the store with two weeks’ worth of groceries for that much! So, how are we supposed to feed our families healthy, organic, non-GMO, whole-food items on a budget? Often times it’s a matter of priorities. You’ve seen the meme about how the same people who don’t bat an eye at spending $5.50 on a white chocolate mocha latte have a cow when faced with the option of purchasing a dozen organic, free-range chicken eggs for the same price. I used to think that way, too.

Let these helpful, gentle tips guide you the next time you make out your grocery list. Even a slow-change by incorporating just one or two of these tips may set you in a direction you’ve been longing to take.

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Written by Irene Roberson

Irene is a wife and mother, and is thankful for the privilege to serve the Lord in these roles. It is by the grace of God that she has traveled this homeschool road for eleven years. If she can do it, you can, too!

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