|Tips for Saving Money on Groceries|
Serve Breakfast for Dinner
Serving breakfast for dinner one night a week can put a small dent in your grocery bill. On the average breakfast cost $1 - $3 per head while dinner is closer to $4 - $ 12. Bacon and eggs, fried potatoes, grits, pancakes and sausage or waffles are all low cost alternatives to dinner and serving breakfast for dinner can be a lot of fun too.
Serve Soup once a week for supper or even once every two weeks. Soup is a great alternative year round and there are some really yummy ones such as Chicken Tortilla, or Clam Chowder. Having a chili supper with fresh corn bread on the side will do the trick too.
Try the Pantry Challenge
There is a new trend called the Pantry Challenge. People who have stocked their pantry pretty well are seeing how long they can eat off what is in the pantry without going to the grocery. Some go so far as to use powdered milk while others make exceptions for fresh milk and produce but what ever the case I have heard that it does work for some.
Learn to make casseroles and you will stretch your groceries and save money. Casseroles in general are usually very filling, use less expensive ingredients as well as less meat per serving. Casseroles are a great way to save money.