6 Simple Ways To Bring Down The Cost Of Your Grocery Bill.

6 Simple Ways to Cut Grocery Bills

Some people spend far too much money on food even though they can’t afford it, so I’ve showed them a few simple ways to save money from now on.

Sometimes it’s not easy to save money on food when you don’t know what you’re doing, but that needs to change because it’s actually easy to do. We’re going to look at some great tips that will save you money instantly. You will finally be able to eat like a king without putting yourself into more debt.

Buy carbs in bulk

When you go to the supermarket you might be tempted to pick up a small packet of rice or pasta, but since carbs can last for a very long time you should buy them in bulk. You just need to store them in an airtight container and you can work your way through them every day. If you have any Asian supermarkets near your home you will find huge bags of delicious rice inside. Once of those will definitely take more than a few weeks to get through.

Frozen veggies

Vegetables are very important and you need them in your diet, but I can definitely see why you would get upset when you want to buy lots because they are so expensive. Things change when you start looking in the freezer instead of the fresh produce section. You can pick up lots of frozen veggies for a lot cheaper and they will still taste great, plus just because they are frozen it doesn’t mean they lose all of their goodness.

Cheap cuts of meat

You don’t need to spend all your money on expensive cuts of meat because it doesn’t really make a difference to your health. Fatty cuts of meat are even more delicious and they won’t cost as much. Don’t think you’re going to put on weight when you start eating fatty meat because it doesn’t work that way. Some rougher cuts of meat will transform into a delicious stew and that is one of the cheaper meals around.

Don’t drink fruit

Just because fruit is nature’s candy it doesn’t mean you need to drink it even though it does taste good. Fruit smoothies are usually very expensive and if you buy small bottles you will still be hungry because they don’t fill you up. When you eat solid fruit you will actually have proper food in your system and you won’t want to keep snacking. This means you won’t need to waste money on other treats.

Never waste a meal

There will come a time when you cook more food than your belly can handle. When you can’t eat anything else you might not be able to stand the sight of whatever is left on your plate, but don’t forget to put it in the fridge because you can eat the leftovers the following day. Some meat and gravy can always be put on your sandwiches for work. I’m sure you will be able to get even more creative once you know what food you have leftover.

Grow your own

Growing your own food is probably the easiest way to save a lot of money. You don’t have to go to the extreme when you’re choosing what to grow. A couple of vegetables and some herbs won’t take much effort and I’m sure you’ll love the taste of them. Nobody is saying you need to raise your own lambs and pigs in order to cut your own meat. Just choose vegetables you eat on a regular basis because you will have more use for them.

Avoid luxuries

Everything we’ve talked about today should help you save a little extra money each month. Just don’t go around spending all your money on luxuries if you can’t afford it, but at the same time you can always treat yourself every once in a while otherwise you might go crazy.

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Anna David, the author of this article, works with, Fresh Produce Displays, leading importers of refrigerator units in Australia. She takes keen interest in jewellery designing and loves to cook for her family. 

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