Filling bellies on a budget

I’ve been asked about filling hungry bellies on a budget.And if your kiddies are anything like mine, they have times when they seem to be unfillable! The basic idea is for each meal and snack to have carbs for energy and fibre, protein for muscle growth, and fats for energy. Foods with fibre, protein and…

Eating on a Budget

Eating on a budget! 🍓🍏🍇 How To Shop To Reduce Your Spend and the real cost of food. There is a general consensus that healthy food is more expensive. My response to this, is always: “No. And yes!” It totally depends! For those on low incomes or beneficiaries, then yes, healthy food is probably out…

Healthy Food doesn’t have to be Expensive!

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be expensive. Today I spent $57.64 on a weeks worth of fruit and vegetables. The avocados, apples and kiwifruit are organic, the rest aren’t. 4 broccoli heads cost $4.00 (bargain at 99 cents each!). The 3 large kumara cost $1.62 (1.29 a kg). Bags of oranges were $2.00. Buy in…