It is cheap, easy, forbidden to some and dangerous to many.
Also? Both leave a real bad taste.
The one difference is that as an economical choice, peanut butter had real value.
Well, not anymore.
It’s price is about to skyrocket anywhere from 24-40% due to bad crops this summer, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Last week, I posted ways to avoid grocery store scams. Considering that we spend too much time and money trying to feed ourselves, I decided to dig a bit deeper and offer additional ways to encourage healthy economical kitchen alternatives. Mac and cheese only goes so far.
Enter Ceri Marsh, co-creator of the lovely Sweet Potato Chronicles. I knew Ceri would be a great resource for offering up incredible strategies when she excitedly sent me an article from The New York Times about a women who — out of economic necessity – learns to feed her family through the land. According to Ceri, this women is her new “official hero“. Sweet Potato Chronicles is an incredible resource, offering up tasty delicious meals, while remaining very conscious of health benefits, economical restrictions and um, quite a bit of style too! Enjoy the tips she offers here:
Recession nutrition: Tips for family meals on a budget