Have you ever seen a coupon for some overly processed cookie and thought, “Why aren’t there coupons for kale?!” According to a recent study, which looked at more than 1,000 online coupons offered by six major grocery store chains, the biggest chunk of discounts (25%, in fact) were for snack foods—like chips, crackers and desserts—and just 3% were for fresh, frozen, or canned fruits and veggies. Major bummer! But there are savvy ways to cut your healthy grocery bill, and even save on fresh produce. Check out these nine budget-friendly tricks, along with easy ways to incorporate your bounty into nutritious meals.
Shop for organic store brands
Most major grocery chains now offer organic options of their store-brand products, and some even sell a separate line of USDA-certified organic foods. These private-label goods tend to be less expensive than brand-name alternatives. For example, at my local market, a 16-ounce package…
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