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Head down to your local farmer's market for great deals on fresh food- fruits, veggies, meats, spices, breads, eggs, etc...I got a TON of stuff yesterday and spent only about $35 (best deal of the day- a case of blueberries for $5!) I am now spending the day cleaning, cutting up and freezing extras- that way fresh fruit is ready to go as a health snack. I try to make it down to the farmer's market every 2 weeks or so- and it's a lot of fun for my son to pick out his own stuff :)
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.
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