Let’s face it. When you start a real food diet you’re going to notice a change in your grocery bill.
Organic, pastured, grass-fed food are all very important parts of a real food diet but they cost more than conventional foods. This makes sense considering how much more time and effort go into growing the product without harmful pesticides. However, if your budget simply won’t stretch to cover these items, what’s a person to do? Here are my top 5 real food budgeting tips.
Meal Plan – Yes, I know. How on earth is a meal plan supposed to help you save money? One, you won’t waste money on produce you don’t end up eating because you bought it in a moment of inspiration. Two, you will know ahead of time what your family is going to eat and this will help you avoid eating out at restaurants.