eating on a budget

Four Staple Canned Goods for Summer

You may be used to using canned goods for soups, stews, and other hearty winter meals, but did you know that canned goods are helpful all year long? By mixing and matching canned foods with in-season and on sale meats and produce, the budget friendly recipe options are endless. In addition to being inexpensive, canned… Read more »

 

Farmers Market SNAP Challenge Resources

Why would I want to voluntarily cut back to a bare bones food budget? How in the world can I eat healthy for so little money? What makes this a Farmers Market SNAP Challenge? How does this affect me? These are some common questions you might be asking yourself as you consider or plan for the Farmers Market… Read more »

 

Better Flavor, Better Savor: Marinara Sauce

Written by Lindsey Wallace Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Have you ever considered how much money is saved by preparing meals from scratch? Want better flavor and be a better saver for your family? Consider preparing your own marinara sauce. Save yourself from high sodium and mediocre flavor when buying store bought marinara sauces.… Read more »

 

Quick Breakfast Ideas to Help You Earn an A!

Written by Rachel Sable Part of National Nutrition Month 2013 I’m the type of person who presses the snooze button at least three times before actually getting out of bed. I love my sleep (as do all college students!) and absolutely dread setting my alarm clock. Due to about 30 minutes lost during my over… Read more »

 

Happy National Canned Food Month!

Not only is February American Heart Month, it’s also National Canned Food Month! Today, we’ll be focusing on the benefits of eating canned foods. Canned foods are relatively cheap and can be easier on your wallet than buying fresh. Nutrition-wise, canned foods are actually very similar to fresh or frozen foods. Just be sure to… Read more »