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30 Secret Cooking Tricks That Save You Money

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Leffler of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 29: You can still hit up the grocery store on a frequent basis, buy fresh ingredients, and still save cash—all while making delicious, healthy meals. Cooking three meals a day can be expensive, but if you know how to shop, what to prepare, and how to best store your food, you can stretch your hard-earned money farther than you may think.In fact, there are steps you can take before you even set foot in a grocery store or start browsing online that will ensure you stay well within your budget and actually save some money. For example, while everyone knows about shopping the sale items, did you also know it pays to shop late at night when stores are looking to unload perishable goods that would otherwise go to waste?It’s also worth noting that the money-saving tactics hardly end when you leave the store because what you buy and how you prepare it directly affects things such as appetite and overall hunger. Eating meals rich in fiber, for example, will keep you fuller, longer, meaning you’re less likely to go back for a second helping or snack later, both of which are expensive and unhealthy habits.Speaking of fiber, learn how to cook with more of the wallet and waist slimming stuff with this list of The 43 Best Foods for Fiber!

30 secret cooking tricks that save you money

You can still hit up the grocery store on a frequent basis, buy fresh ingredients, and still save cash—all while making delicious, healthy meals. Cooking three meals a day can be expensive, but if you know how to shop, what to prepare, and how to best store your food, you can stretch your hard-earned money farther than you may think.

In fact, there are steps you can take before you even set foot in a grocery store or start browsing online that will ensure you stay well within your budget and actually save some money. For example, while everyone knows about shopping the sale items, did you also know it pays to shop late at night when stores are looking to unload perishable goods that would otherwise go to waste?

It’s also worth noting that the money-saving tactics hardly end when you leave the store because what you buy and how you prepare it directly affects things such as appetite and overall hunger. Eating meals rich in fiber, for example, will keep you fuller, longer, meaning you’re less likely to go back for a second helping or snack later, both of which are expensive and unhealthy habits.

Speaking of fiber, learn how to cook with more of the wallet and waist slimming stuff with this list of The 43 Best Foods for Fiber!

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