How to Eat Far Healthier and Save a LOT of MoneyPosted: June 29, 2012
Cook and Eat at home….yep, it’s that simple..
The most recent statistic I found said that Americans eat out and average of four to five times a week. That was entire meals, not just coffee or a snack. Add that in—and try to make healthy restaurant choices instead of fast food—and it’s no wonder we think we can’t afford to eat healthy.
In Righteous Porkchop, Nicolette Hahn Niman discussed how people often balk at the cost of a dozen organic local eggs (which would last for several meals) but spend the same amount—or more—on a coffee beverage that will be gone in a few minutes. Good restaurants are fun and can definitely be part of mindful eating, but homemade meals save you money, are a more appropriate portion-size and, best of all, you know exactly what’s in them. When you make an occasion of eating out, you will appreciate it much more.