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Find out how to save a bundle and stay healthy with affordable meal recipes, food shopping tips, and much more.
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Budget Shopping at the Farmers’ Market

Posted by Whitney Ajie -

Every year, Illinoisans all over the state take advantage of farmers' markets for local, fresh, in-season produce. In fact, Illinois is ranked #3 in the nation for having the highest number of farmers' markets. Farmers' markets are a great place to enjoy the outdoors while shopping for good deals on local fruits, vegetables, and other specialty items like fresh bread, cheeses, cakes, and jam. I...

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How to Get a Whole Lot More…Whole Grains

Posted by Whitney Ajie -

"What's this whole thing about eating whole grains? At least half of my grains need to be whole grains?! Geez – how am I going to cram that much into my diet when I don't have that much money to spend on food anyway?! All this healthy stuff is too expensive…I give up…" If that sounds like something you've said to yourself in the past, I have good news for you. Whole grains aren't that e...

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