Simple Ways to Save on the Cost of Bread

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With the rise in agricultural costs over the past year, the price of bread and bakery products can cause sticker shock. Here are 7 great tips for saving on bread products. Try the store brand. Store brands have made significant improvements in quality over the past decade. Now store brand products are on par or […]

How to Put Your Food Budget on a Diet

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With rising unemployment figures and ever worsening economic news, many people are finding it difficult to make ends meet. One way to significantly save money is by slashing your grocery budget. You can eat well while simultaneously cutting your grocery bill. Of course it takes some extra time and effort, but it can be done. […]

Cheap and Healthy Junk Food Alternatives

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According to the 2008 Food and Health Survey, 94% of Americans snack at least once a day. However, many of us snack on relatively expensive, high calorie, nutrition poor foods like chocolate chip cookies, Twinkies, potato chips, and fruit roll-ups. There are healthier and cheaper alternatives for those in between meal snacks. Hard boiled eggs. […]

The High Cost of Convenience Foods – Case 1

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It seems that grocery stores are increasingly pushing convenience items – instant soup, microwaveable dinners, pre-cut meat, 100 calorie cookie snack packs. We often dont realize that these convenience items may not be that much more convenient than their alternatives.  Worse yet, the price of such convenience can be extremely high. In our High Cost […]

Do Debbie Meyer Bags Work?

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Perhaps youve seen them on the Home Shopping Network or in your local grocery store. Debbie Meyers green produce bags claim to prolong the life of your fruits and vegetables helping you save money. But are the claims true?  Can these green storage bags really keep your produce fresh longer? How they work. The manufacturers […]

Are You Throwing Money Out With the Trash?

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In todays economy its more important than ever to save money. Groceries represent one of our largest monthly expenses, so it only makes sense that people try to save money when buying food. Clipping coupons, buying store brands, and searching for the best sales have all become commonplace. We fail to realize, however, that we […]

Are Debbie Meyers Green Produce Bags Worth the Money?

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Perhaps youve seen them on the Home Shopping Network or in your local grocery store. Debbie Meyers green produce bags claim to prolong the life of your fruits and vegetables helping you save money. But are the claims true?  Can these green storage bags really keep your produce fresh longer? How they work. The manufacturers […]