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It's Wednesday, and our cheap streak goes on!!
Today, we're going to consider cheap swaps that are not only better for your wallet, but are also the healthier options.
*Making a cake?
Ditch the oil. Just mix up the cake mix as directed, sans oil. You'll never miss it. Cakes may be a little less spongy, but they'll also be hundreds of calories lighter. But you will want to avoid overcooking.
*Making chili or tacos?
Add beans to the burger. I add a can of rinsed black beans and a can of fat free refried beans in my "taco meat".
Order water instead of the soda to drink. My big family of six can save an average of $12 per check. Another added benefit? My kids have grown to prefer water to sugary drinks.
There you go! That's just a few cheap swaps that are also the healthier options. You know any good tips? Feel free to share, and we'll gladly