It becomes an expensive mistake to go the supermarket with an empty stomach. We’ve all had those times when you go back home from the grocery store and realize that a lot of what you bought is not essential, either necessary in cases. Eat before you shop, that way you don’t get tempted to buy things you don’t need. Don’t let your stomach trick you.
Really dig into your fridge and see what you have before you decide what you need. Then think about the meals according your schedule. Once decided, write it down that will keep you on track, focused and you’ll have conscious shopping.
To go local might implicate a research of your nearest local shops, but it’s definitely worth it. You wouldn’t just be helping the economy or your community in a more direct form, but you would also get more affordable prices. Local business deal directly with the local growers which gives them a great saving on the products which gets reflected on the final price of it.
Among the most affordable sources of protein we find the eggs, canned tuna, peanut butter, whey, beans, plain greek yogurt, tomatoes and avocados. Learn about their benefits and include them in your list for the next time.
As you go off your list finding what you need; write down the prices -there is a couple of apps that can help with this. Try three different stores at least, it will give you a perspective on how the prices regularly run in this places.