Amy Shults RDN, CDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator

July 30, 2019

I’ll preface this post by saying that my first job as a dietitian was at WIC. It was a great experience! I learned so much about breastfeeding, pregnancy and how to feed an infant. I loved helping families both financially and through education and support. Seeing cute...

May 28, 2019

Sometimes, no matter how many sales you chase, or how many coupons you clip, it seems impossible to make ends meet and still buy an adequate amount of food to feed the whole household. Luckily, help is available!

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP for s...

March 26, 2019

One great way to spend less money in the long run is to buy in bulk. Often, the larger the package you buy, the cheaper the product is overall. There’s definitely some limitations and pitfalls with this money saving strategy, but if planned properly, you can save a lot...

January 29, 2019

Throwing food in the garbage is like throwing cash in the garbage! No matter how many sales you find or coupons you use, if you end up throwing out food, you’re not saving money! Reducing food waste can make a big difference when it comes to your grocery budget.

If you...

November 27, 2018

Want to save money at the grocery store? There’s an app for that! With everything these days becoming digital, I guess it’s no surprise that coupons and other savings are now available right on your phone.

I must admit that over the past few years it seems the amount of...

September 25, 2018

Using coupons can be a very effective way to reduce your grocery spending.  "Couponing" does require some organization and preparation, but can be well worth the effort. Here are some tips on where to find coupons and how to best use them.

Where to Get Coupons

The Sunday...

July 31, 2018

As I mentioned in a previous post, be sure you are buying produce that is in season to save money. This can make a HUGE difference! You’ll generally find the seasonal fruits and vegetables in the front of the produce section. You can also check out the Fruits & Veggies...

May 29, 2018

Produce can get pretty pricey at times. Make sure you are buying fruit that is in season to ensure that you're getting it at a lower cost. Generally, your seasonal fruits can be found in the front of the produce section. You can also check out the Fruits & Veggies More...

March 27, 2018

The most expensive part of a balanced meal is generally the protein, such as meat, poultry and fish. Therefore, this is a great place to start when thinking about trimming down your grocery bill.

Portion Sizes

Like I said in the general tips post, cutting down portion si...

January 30, 2018

As an extreme couponer wannabe, I’m very excited to roll out this new blog series; Your Grocery Budget. I want to dispel the notion that healthy eating is expensive, while providing ideas on how to save money at the grocery store. I'll be covering a new "Your Grocery B...

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Disclaimer: This blog is for informational purposes only. It should not be a substitute for individual advice from a health care professional. Talk with your physician, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and/or Certified Diabetes Educator about what is best for you and your health.

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