When to Splurge—and When to Save—at the Grocery Store
We've all been there: You're standing in the supermarket, staring at a seemingly endless array of nut butters (or breakfast cereals, bottles of olive oil, or chocolate bars—you get it), all of which come at very different price points. The temptation to splurge on ~the good stuff~ takes hold, right until you realize that you can buy three bottles of the store brand's olive oil for half the price of the fresher, fancier one. If I settle for the more affordable option, does that mean it'll be filled with funky additives or taste like tire fluid?
Here to conquer your purchasing decision parallax is Samantha Cassetty, MS, RD. These are the foods she says are worth spending extra on—flavor, sustainability, and heath-wise—and those you don't ever need to shell out for.