Over the last decade, people are becoming more and more aware of the consequences of eating a poor diet. Regularly eating poor quality foods can lead to weight gain, fatigue, and other health issues most of us would like to avoid.
A common misconception of healthy eating is that choosing healthier options leads to a higher grocery bill; this isn't always the case. At Thousand Hills Lifetime Grazed we value the quality of the beef we produce, we want to share that quality with our customers. Taking a few extra minutes each week to prepare your meals leaves you with more money in your pocket and less junk in the cupboard.
Tip #1: Have a Game Plan
Pre-planning your recipes for the week is key to keeping your meals healthy and budget-friendly. Knowing how many meals you need will prevent food waste, allowing you to create a specific list of items to purchase.
Tip #2: Always Shop with a List
After writing out your meal plan, you'll want to make your grocery list. Using a list while shopping not only prevents impulse buys, it allows your budget to go further on higher quality items to get you through the week..
Tip #3: Check your Portions
Making sure you are eating the correct amounts allow you to stay full, allowing your recipes to go farther. Leftovers can be divided into containers and used as work lunches, helping you eat healthy all day long. Plus, who doesn't like leftovers?