Often people say that eating fruits and vegetables is too expensive, so they may think they can only celebrate National Salad Month (which is in May!) by eating iceberg lettuce with a few carrots and some dressing. That’s a start but there are lots of other inexpensive, tasty, and healthy options. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website is here to help!
Whether your goal is to eat healthier, plan your family’s meals, or save money at the grocery store, you can find tools to make it easier on Spend Smart. Eat Smart. The website is home to the following:
Spend Smart. Eat Smart. is also available as an app. The brand new, free mobile app puts healthy eating and cost saving tools in the palm of your hand at the grocery store. Additional tools on the app include:
So what salad recipes might we recommend you keep track of with the Recipe Finder? Here are a few of our favorites:
For more recipes, visit spendsmart.extension.iastate.edu today to connect with us through our blog, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. Or download the app from your app store!
Blog provided by: Jody Gatewood, MS, RD, LD