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March 16

It’s Completely Possible to save Money Eating Healthy Food

Posted by on March 16, 2017 at 8:34 AM

Healthy food options can cost more and it can often be misinterpreted that living healthily is only for those who can afford it. This however is not the truth, some ‘superfoods’ may cost more money individually, but at the core of healthy living lies simple whole foods. Living frugally doesn’t have to mean meal deals and microwave dinners.

It’s Completely Possible to save Money Eating Healthy Food

The following ideas are formed around eating healthily whilst at the same time buying cost effectively, even on a small food budget. Today we hope to abolish the idea that eating healthily is expensive, so you too can choose to feed yourself and your family on better quality food.

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July 22

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Healthy Food Hacks

Posted by on July 22, 2016 at 8:25 AM

During those wintery, lazy days indoors about the house, it’s easy to resort to foods that are more convenience based, especially when we’re feeling lethargic. Sleeping in later doesn’t help either because it knocks our routine out of sync, but if you plan on fighting the urges with some healthy eating thrown into your weekends then you will find plenty of food hacks here. 

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Healthy Food Hacks

Whether you are trying to eat more healthily for your own benefit or because you’d like to teach the kids, the fact that you are motivated is the most important part. We want to help feed this enthusiasm by providing some video walkthroughs on a variety of different hacks for creating healthy food showing different ways to prepare snacks. Click on the videos below or add your own suggestions in the comments box at the end.

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February 16

Five Surprisingly Tasty Budget Meals for under $5

Posted by on February 16, 2016 at 8:21 AM

As the end of the month approaches, people’s budgets will often start tightening resulting in many avoiding eating out at restaurants and instead choosing to prepare home cooked meals as a way to save money. However, there is no reason why you should have to resort to un-tasty dishes containing little nutritional value simply in an effort to lower spending on food.

Five Surprisingly Tasty Budget Meals for under $5

If you find yourself in this situation then I’m here to share a couple of delicious tasting recipes with you whose ingredients are especially budget friendly (all costing under $5). If you’re looking for cheap microwaveable type dishes, then I’m afraid you’re in the wrong place. Each dish listed below contains a healthy level of proteins, carbohydrates and fats with only minimal cooking times required.

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January 11

Healthy Cooking Made Easy: Lite n Easy vs Hello Fresh vs My Food Bag

Posted by on January 11, 2016 at 8:07 AM

In keeping with the theme of starting 2016 by getting into shape and eating healthily, I wanted to review some of the home meal delivery services out there to see which were best. I’m somebody who doesn’t mind cooking, although I hate the process of having to come up with ideas of what to cook. Often this process takes even longer because I’m also trying to figure out how to ensure each meal is as healthy as possible too.

Healthy Cooking Made Easy: Lite n Easy vs Hello Fresh vs My Food Bag

Luckily, Australia has a number of companies like Hello Fresh, Lite n’ Easy, and The Food Bag who all offer home food delivery services with a healthy and tasty focus – precisely the sort of thing I’m looking for. If you are tempted to try one of these services, or are unsure of whether to jump ship from one you’re already using to another, here’s my breakdown of some of the best options available in Australia.

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September 24

Quick and Easy Meal Planning for People with Limited Time

Posted by on September 24, 2015 at 7:58 AM

Work can sometimes consume us to the extent that we get home most nights too late to bother with cooking even a basic meal. This often results in us taking the easier option of ordering a pizza or some other fast food. Yes, it may be convenient but it’s not healthy and certainly not cost effective either when done on a regular basis.

Quick and Easy Meal Planning for People with Limited Time

There is a quicker way to create fast, tasty food and that’s through simple meal planning. Hopefully, the following three strategies will empower you to plan your meals in advance, so that you can arrive home and start cooking a healthy, cost effective meal with as little effort/hassle as possible.

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October 25

Try Our Tricks and Treats to save Money This Halloween on Snacks and Costumes

Posted by on October 25, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Try Our Tricks and Treats to save Money This Halloween on Snacks and CostumesWe’re only one week away from Halloween. I’m sure you’ve met some of the ghosts and ghouls hanging around in the supermarkets and shops. For many this is a time of dressing up, playing tricks on friends and family, but most importantly, gorging on copious amounts of sweets, chocolates and snacks. No Halloween would be complete without this notorious mix of tricks and treats at this festive time of year.

So with Halloween and Christmas following soon after, its of paramount importance to keep your costs low, to ensure you enjoy both festive periods to their fullest. My aim here is to help you reduce your costs on sweets and snacks, so the kids and family alike can enjoy cheaper and healthier treats, whilst avoiding unhealthy and expensive supermarket foods. Plus, how you can save money on your costumes with some discount vouchers from CostumeBox.com.au. So make this Halloween different from all the rest, ignore the boring and expensive shop sweets and try some of these creative treats, in your new costume.

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