Winter meals on a budget

6 best tips for grocery shopping on a budget as prices rise

6 best tips for grocery shopping on a budget as prices rise

With many Americans spending more time at cooking at home – coupled with rising food costs —sometimes it feels like income is emptying from our wallets directly into our pantries. That’s where better budgeting can help. “As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery prices noticeably increased for consumers. Overall, there was a year-to-year increase …

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Inflation hits Canadians already struggling with groceries, gas hardest: experts – National

Inflation hits Canadians already struggling with groceries, gas hardest: experts – National

A 30-year high in annual inflation hits Canada’s families with the lowest incomes the hardest, experts say, as price increases exacerbate groceries, essentials and other critical areas for those already struggling to make ends meet. The consumer price index rose 4.8 percent in the last month of 2021, the highest rate of increase since 1991, …

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Family Resource Center cooking classes aimed at nutrition on a budget – Sterling Journal-Advocate

Family Resource Center cooking classes aimed at nutrition on a budget – Sterling Journal-Advocate

Sterling’s Family Resource Center has started its long-planned Cooking Matters cooking classes. The six-week courses meet once a week for basic instructions on how to prepare better, more nutritious meals for one’s family. The classes handle between six and eight particvipants. FRC Executive Director Yvonne Draxler said the classes are primarily aimed at low-income families, …

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A look at the University of Iowa’s athletics finances from 2021

A look at the University of Iowa’s athletics finances from 2021

The University of Iowa athletics department operated at a deficit of nearly $ 42 million in the 2020-21 academic year that was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, financial documents recently supplied to the NCAA show. That gap between expenses and revenue – $ 41,965,518, to be precise – is much higher than many of …

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Inflation can mean disaster for about 40% of Americans

Inflation can mean disaster for about 40% of Americans

(NerdWallet) – From December, the prices of all goods and services had risen more in a single year than they had for almost 40 years. The impact of this 7% increase will hurt already vulnerable Americans the hardest. A markup of 7% can leave high-paid people untouched. Others with even some savings and discretionary income …

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10 Tips For Healthy Eating This Winter

10 Tips For Healthy Eating This Winter

With extreme winters making its way gradually, our health and wellbeing needs extra attention. From erratic eating, uneven sleeping patterns to changes in an active lifestyle, winters come with additional complications for people having existing problems like arthritis, skin conditions (dryness, eczema and psoriasis), hypertension and diabetes. An urge to consume calorie dense food and …

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Inflation can mean disaster for about 40% of Americans

Inflation can mean disaster for about 40% of Americans

(NerdWallet) – From December, the prices of all goods and services had risen more in a single year than they had for almost 40 years. The impact of this 7% increase will hurt already vulnerable Americans the hardest. A markup of 7% can leave high-paid people untouched. Others with even some savings and discretionary income …

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Break from school means break from meals for some children

Break from school means break from meals for some children

Sent on December 21, 2021, at 08.10 Genesis Sandoval Cronkite news Holidays bring a break from school work for students, but for more than half a million children in Arizona, they can also mean a break from their only reliable source of a nutritious meal – the subsidized school meal. More than 534,000 public school …

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Purchasing groceries for a week at the average SNAP benefit of $ 142 for a family of 4

Purchasing groceries for a week at the average SNAP benefit of $ 142 for a family of 4

I consider myself pretty frugal. It is a product of being a first-generation refugee. With that in mind, here are some ideas for cheaper meals. What is your budget for food during the pandemic? With countless people out of work, so many families are keeping a close eye on their money. I consider myself pretty …

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