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Buy Whole Foods (not Packaged Ones)


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You'll save more by switching thing from premade/packaged foods to staple whole foods:
1. uncles bens minute rice - bulk food white/brown rice
2. fruit cups - buy produce, chop up into tupperware, n store
3. spaghetti sauce - make your own, its easy and cheaper!
4. ketchup/mayo - make your own, its easy and cheap!
3. lemonades/teas - make your own, its easy and cheap!

People don't think to make their own stuff, but most of it is much cheaper to make yourself, and it tastes good

I have found that I can afford mostly organic products when i stick to buying only simple and whole foods (rices, fresh/frozen fruits and veggies, oats, barley, beans, nuts, chicken, turkey). The things that are pricey are anything premade or preserved! I make my own sauces, teas , etc! YUM!
- Submitted by GREENBEAUNITY 11/19/2010 in Saving Money | 8 Comments
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TRAVAIL2011 10/21/2011 2:13:00 PM

ROCKSTAR_AIMS 11/30/2010 8:52:00 PM

    tip on the fruit salad idea- a little lemon juice goes a long way to zest up chopped fruit and keep it from going brown! My fav' fruit salad that I prepare myself is: Fresh chopped kiwis, red plums, and grapes (with half the juice of a sliced lemon) . delish!
CATIEMARIE 11/30/2010 8:37:00 AM

    so true, on that same vein, I have been thinking of making my own cleanser for my face. right now I am using something that has pear and poppy seeds and its extremely expensive. I think I can make it. In fact I am going to try and make it.
1DIANEZA 11/23/2010 10:21:00 PM

SPARKPIXIE 11/23/2010 7:33:00 AM

DUSTYGIRL25 11/19/2010 5:17:00 PM

    Really great idea to share. I know I try to make as much from scratch as possible. It always tastes so much better too! emoticon
SMITHANI 11/19/2010 3:28:00 PM

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MTWYMAN1 11/19/2010 2:49:00 PM

    Very good idea.

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