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Try These Budget-stretching All-stars: Rice and Beans!

Try These Budget-stretching All-stars: Rice and Beans!

Have you ever had beans and rice at a Mexican restaurant? Rice and beans often are paired together on menus because they form a “complete protein” with all the amino acids (protein building blocks) your body needs for good nutrition.

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Freeze Some Vegetables This Summer

Freeze Some Vegetables This Summer

Freezing is one of the easiest methods of food preservation.

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Stretching Your Meat Budget

Stretching Your Meat Budget

My family likes grilled steak, but sometimes my food budget doesn't stretch that far. Do you have any tips?

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Protein Cost Comparison

Protein Cost Comparison

I know that protein foods usually cost the most. What is the difference in cost? My family really likes beef, chicken and pork. How can I stretch my budget and still provide their favorite foods?

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Don't Let the Holidays Break Your Budget

Don't Let the Holidays Break Your Budget

Holidays often mean special foods and gifts for family and friends. The extra spending can strain your budget.You can gain some budget-stretching ideas by trying this activity. Answer the questions and mark an “X” in the box that applies to you.

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Tips to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Tips to Save Money at the Grocery Store

I’m trying to save money at the grocery store so I have a little extra for gifts for my grandchildren. What do you suggest?

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Comparison Shopping

Comparison Shopping

Tips to compare brands and get the most nutrition for your money.

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Balanced Diet on a Budget

Balanced Diet on a Budget

I have a hard time stretching my food dollars to last all month. How can I feed my family a balanced diet on a budget?

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