Ask Leah! The Ingles Dietitian

Sponsored: 10 tips for budget-friendly meals

Sponsored: 10 tips for budget-friendly meals

• Sign up for an Ingles Advantage card 

• Shop store brands ( Laura Lynn and Harvest Farm) to save money.

• Stock up on buy one get one (BOGO/B1G1) sale items that fit into meals.

• Check unit pricing on the shelf and don't be fooled by packaging.

• Check the weekly sales paper for your Ingles store to find deals on key meal items.

• Think about meals for the week and "cook once/eat twice" dishes.

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• Use frozen fruits and vegetables and grains, pasta, rice (especially whole grains) to expand meals.

• Think about meat, chicken, fish and pork as condiments to your plate - rather than a major portion on the plate.

• Make your own desserts or have fresh, frozen or canned fruit for desserts.

• Instead of sodas - have Laura Lynn milk or water.

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian


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