7 Money-Saving Tips to Cut Your Grocery Food Bill By $30 a Week (Page 3)

2. Use Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs Instead of Chicken Breasts

Everybody loves chicken breast. It’s lean and ready to cook straight out of the package. The problem is that it’s expensive per pound. To add to that, standard chicken breasts are getting pretty big, so it’s hard to buy a small amount. So why not try boneless, skinless chicken thighs? They’re a little more work to prepare for cooking (you have some more fat to trim compared to breasts), but they’re still healthy and just as delicious as (and arguably even better than) chicken breasts. So how much will you save swapping one pound of boneless chicken breast for one pound of chicken thighs?
Money Saved: $2.50

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