SOS Tips: Smart grocery shopping

October 18, 2009 , , , , ,

3. Go for non-processed foods and … cook

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Meals that are cooked using fresh, non-processed products not only taste better, but are also healthier options for your body and your wallet.

Instead of spending $2 on 200g of potato chips, it makes more sense to spend it on 5kg (25 times more) of potatoes!

4. Adopt a sensible attitude at the grocery store

  • Don’t do your grocery shopping on an empty stomach, as this could result in impulsive buys that are dictated by hunger pangs.
  • The private label items are usually priced better than the bigger name brands.
  • Check out the foods that are placed on the top and bottom shelves. This is where you’ll normally find better-priced products.Real Bargains with SOSPlus

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Cinzia Cuneo
Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

3 comments to “SOS Tips: Smart grocery shopping”

February 3, 2010 Susan said:

Green onions- trim leaving an inch (2.5 cm) and use the leaves. plant the roots in dirt and they will grow again!

September 25, 2014 Janet Klein said:

I find I waste money and food because I’m only shopping for three retired persons. How can I store cottage cheese, or specialty greens when I don’t need them in my recipes again for maybe weeks on end?

Cinzia Cuneo
September 28, 2014 Cinzia said:

Hi Janet, our meal plans for 3 people in the household should help you. I do not know of any goos solution for cottage cheese.

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