Five easy ways to save money at the grocery store
Are you looking for creative ways to save money? Look no further than your grocery store. By implementing these tips and tricks, and you can start saving money on groceries immediately:
1: Go generic – More often than not, generic food items match the quality of their brand-name counterparts. If you are used to buying brand names and make the switch to generic, you will be surprised how much money you can save over time.
2: Make a shopping list – Before you go to the grocery store, make a list of what you need and stick to it. You’ll be less likely to purchase unnecessary items.
3: Stock up on budget-friendly food items – Stock up on cheap food staples like pasta, beans, and lentils, and learn some new recipes containing these ingredients.
4: Buy in bulk – Often times, bulk food items are priced cheaper than the same item packaged individually. If you don’t anticipate using a large quantity of a food item, buy just the amount you need in the bulk food section.
5: Use the grocery store salad bar – There are certain items that are cheaper to purchase at the grocery store salad bar. Look for deals on cheese, bacon, nuts, chicken, and ham. Also, use the salad bar to buy small quantities of items you need for a recipe to save money.
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Haley Nelson is the creator of Cheap Recipe Blog, which features budget-friendly recipes and money-saving tips. Like her Facebook page to stay up to date on the latest cheap recipe posts.
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