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Many people want to switch over to real food but get overwhelmed when things are a lot more “pricey” than their counterparts. While organic and real foods tend to be a bit more expensive, it’s important to know that buying *real* food does not have to break the bank. There are techniques that one can acquire to help balance the budget so you don’t feel like you’re going broke at every grocery store outing. And since there aren’t many coupons for real foods, it’s important to create a system so you can get the best bang for your buck.
One thing you can do is create a price binder. Creating a price binder allows you to see what the best price is for each item you usually purchase and helps you stay within your budget. One of our new contributors, Samantha McClellan from Sweet Potatoes and Social Change has shared, in depth, how to create a price binder and how to use it effectively so it saves you a lot of money.
Click here to read more about creating a price binder and how to use it while shopping for real food.
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