In honoring Dr.
Creating healthy eating habits for your kids (and yourself) is not only good for your health, but also good for your wallet. Some quick tips on how healthy eating can help your bottom line.
- Eat in, rather than out, is almost always healthier and cheaper
- Veggie snacks, i.e. carrot sticks or ants on log (celery with peanut butter and raisins)
- Hot cereal! This is a great and healthy alternative to expensive cereals, add in apples, raisins and nuts for an added bonus. Yum!
- Make your own applesauce with kids instead of cookies, they will remember the activity
- Buy in bulk, you’ll save more than you think on good whole foods than you think you can
- Make a list and stick to it. Good intentions can go out the window to grocery marketing. Better yet, shop at spud! (mention SFF and we get a referral)
- Drink only tap water and you’ll save a bundle and be much healthier
- Don’t buy junk food. Not only is it bad for you, but it’s bad for your wallet
- Buy in season and on sale, it is amazing how much you can save when you shop smart
- Visit a farm and see where your food comes from, great cheap activity that reconnects
Help build happy, healthy, and
Another quick shout out to a great blog post on MLK, Jr. from the folks over at The Story of Stuff, entitled Honoring the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Through Action.
Did you volunteer yesterday? It not too late, the volunteer spirit lasts all year!
What are your tips for healthy eating?
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