How to Lower Your Food Costs

In this episode, I share how I was able to eat for almost free from 2008 to 2015, along with some of the ways you can lower your food costs.

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Green smoothies, Chocolate, and Bacon celebrates health at every size, and all that nourishes us, on and off the plate. Join Melissa Danielle, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach for courageous conversations on food, physical activity, work, and much more.

Join the conversation in the comments below or by joining me on Twitter @honeybholistic with one of these hashtags #ditchthediet #ditchthedetox.

Melissa Danielle is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Learn more at honeybeeholistic.info.

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