Bulk food can be a real money saver but recording nutritional information is made much harder. I used to copy all the information from the tag on the item in the store but now I take out my digital camera and take a picture of it so I have it ready when I get home and add the food into my tracker. It's a great time saver to a great money saving strategy.
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
Shopping in the bulk section of a specialty /gourmet grocery store will save lots more money on herbs & spices.Why buy a whole $5.00 bottle of ground coriander for a new recipe? Get what you need in smaller amounts for just a few cents. They also have artisan salts which really add depth.
You can find great bulk selections at Whole Foods, Central Market (Texas), Wild Oats, Newflower Market, Sprouts, Sunflower Market, and more.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.