I know, I know “eating healthy is too expensive”. This is what I hear way too often when I speak to people about healthy eating alternatives. Honestly though, the more my family and I eat healthy, it seems like the less we eat. If we do indulge on snacking on unhealthy options then we are hungry again right away (like the pop tart we ate last night then my 2 year old begged for an orange). I can remember when my eating decisions were never the best and I would always be hungry. This constant hunger leads to unhealthy habits of over eating. The truth is I was never really hungry for calories; I was starving for nutrition.
So, how do you transition to eating healthier foods that may cost a little more than those $2 box of pop tarts without completely breaking the bank? First off get rid of the mental concept that you cannot afford healthy foods. If this is what you are always thinking, you will never be on the look out for healthy deals.
There are plenty of ways to save bundles of money on healthy alternative foods. TONS! But right now I just want to quickly focus on one company that I am head over heels for: Nutiva. Nutiva’s products can be pricey because they are high-quality. I choose wait to purchase their products while they are on sale because they have GREAT deals ALL the time! In fact Nutiva offers a new monthly deal at the beginning of each month PLUS they offer a steeply discounted deal every Tuesday. These deals are not your normal 20% off but these are usually steals of 40% off or more!
Here is the link to November’s deal and all you need to do is insert your e-mail address into the sign-up box at the bottom of their page to ensure you do not miss any more deals. I like that Nutiva is consistent with the dates of their deals: once a month and every Tuesday. I also like that their deals usually include a bundle meaning you may receive a product you have never tried before while ordering something you already know you will like.
There is also usually a free shipping threshold like “Spend $30 or more for free shipping” in which you can stack with these deals. Be sure to also friend Nutiva on Facebook for reminders of these deals. Let me know if you are already a fan of Nutiva or if you begin to try any of their products.
From a happy belly and happy wallet,
<3 Beneficial Becca