7 Money-Saving Tips to Cut Your Grocery Food Bill By $30 a Week
5. Buy Oranges in the Winter and Skip Berries
Many shoppers have grown accustomed to eating whatever fruit or vegetable they want to year-round, regardless of whether it’s in season. This probably isn’t a good thing for quality reasons (in-season produce always seems to taste better, for one thing) and it certainly isn’t good for your budget. Eating in season is less costly. Take strawberries, for example. They’re a great source of vitamin C, but a pint of strawberries in the winter will set you back $3.50 or more. A large navel orange, on the other hand, is another great source of vitamin C and that will cost you only about 75 cents.
Money Saved: $2.75
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