5 Ways to Save Money in the Kitchen in 2014

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This coming year, I'm hoping--like many people--to make better use of my money, and the kitchen is a great place to start saving. 

These tips were helpful during 2013, and are still good for 2014: 

1. Plan Ahead

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It's not an exciting piece of advice, but advance planning in the kitchen is one of the first steps in cutting food costs. Planning meals at least a week in advance helps you minimize waste and take advantage of advertised sales. 

Not sure where to start? Here are some online resources to help you plan menus that fit your lifestyle and budget:

http://theartofsimple.net/back-to-the-basics-menu-planning/

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/eating-nutrition/healthy-eating-saine-alimentation/planning-planifier-eng.php

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/09/11/how-to-meal-plan_n_1874139.html


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