Best Ways to Budget food

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Use Cash to Pay

To make sure that you don’t overspend at the grocery store after looking at Cookies and Chocolate Truffles, keep the same amount of cash that is in your budget. Buy only what’s on the list and stick to what is important and healthy for you. To motivate yourself, you can let yourself choose one or two snacks of your choice at the store. 

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Written by Lois Murphy
8 months ago
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Make a Realistic Food Budget

You cannot go to spending $100 a week when you had been spending $200 a week in the past month. To lower the amount, you spend a week on the food you have to take your time. Realistically, you should start small, maybe spend 80% of what you spent before. You can start skipping things that won’t make a lot of difference. Or you can skip foods that are unhealthy. Skipping a few snacks and some meat won’t make a huge difference but they can effectually reduce the expenses.

Make a Realistic Food Budget

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Written by Lisa Adams
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Start meal planning

Sticking to a food budget can actually be really simple if you know exactly what you’re shopping for on your grocery trips. If you walk in to the store without a set menu or plan for the week, you may end up buying food that you don’t need and don’t end up using. To avoid letting food go to waste, plan your meals for the week and make a list of all the ingredients you will need to purchase. This will keep you from buying extra things that you don’t need.

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Written by Joann Mills
8 months ago
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Think About Meals

This is the most important part of budgeting is thinking about how you will manage to feed yourself for the entire week. Watch some recipes and diet plans to create a customized meal plan for the week. Buy the food you will need to make it. Plan on eating different meals at least 4 times a day. You can create a combination of fruits, vegetables, seafood, pulses, and nuts. 

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Written by Alfredo Richardson
8 months ago
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Write Down What You Spent Last Month

Writing down what you have spent in the last month allows you to have a rough idea of where all the money has been going. You would also come to realize that you have been buying the wrong or unwanted products. You might also want to cut out the snacks or dairy products to get healthier. Whatever you are planning on doing, break down what you have spent. 

Write Down What You Spent Last Month

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