How to Save on Groceries
Follow these tips to drastically reduce what you spend on food and drink each year.
Visit ethnic grocery stores to score items like avocados, mangoes, limes, and red onions for less than what you would pay elsewhere, says Billy Vasquez, the creator of the blog The 99 Cent Chef. For other fruits and vegetables, stick with buying those that are in season—you’ll save 10 to 15 percent on average. (Go to realsimple.com/inseason to find out what to buy right now.)
Annual savings: $30