I love my fresh fruit, but I found I was wasting my money when the fruit would go bad before I could finish it. Now to save money if it gets close to browning or going bad I now fresh freeze it. Slice it into small peices and reuse the fresh frozen for smoothies or fruit salad as needed!!!
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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!
I have been buying frozen fruits such as strawberries, or strawberry, peach, banana mix to make frozen fruit smoothies. Fresh bananas also to add to just the plain bag of strawberries. I use water, ice, some artificial sweeteners and crystal light drink mix in a blender and have two of these a day, they are soooo good. A great way to fill up, have your fruit and make it feel like a treat.
Buy fresh berries when they go on sale even if you donít need anymore. Wash them, drain water let them sit in the colander for about 30 minutes to remove excess water. Then freeze them by placing them on a cookie sheet, where they barely touch and freezing in freezer until frozen enough where when placed in a freezer bag they want stick to each other. With strawberries, be sure to cut the stem and leaves off before freezing. No need to buy expensive frozen fruits.
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