This is a guest post by Megan Roosevelt, RD, LD. It originally appeared here
There are a lot of reasons why people tend to be hesitant to shop for “healthier” grocery items. “Eating healthy is too expensive” is a common statement I hear. I also hear, “Whole Foods, how about Whole Pay Check!”. The truth is, eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Sure it can be, especially if you take your current shopping list and just put the word “organic” in front of every item.
Most American’s rely heavily on meat, cheese, and dairy as household staples, yet these can be the most expensive grocery items, whether they are organic or not! Eating and shopping healthy can be very affordable if you have a game plan, know some savvy grocery shopping tricks, are shopping efficiently each week, and if you are open to making some changes when it comes you and your families diet.
Below is a list of my top 12 tips for saving money while grocery shopping!
Megan Roosevelt is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian known as the “Healthy Grocery Girl®”. She is an author, regular nutrition expert for TV, radio, magazines, and a dynamic entrepreneur as the founder and CEO of Healthy Grocery Girl®