Bean and Lentil Recipe Round-Up
Saving money on food seems nearly impossible right now. One thing I do to save some money is to make meals with beans and lentils. These are usually less expensive than other protein foods. They also tend to be easy to make. If you are new to cooking with beans and lentils, check out these two tip sheets:
Pantry Picks – Whole Wheat Bread
We are excited to announce a new feature on Spend Smart. Eat Smart. called Pantry Picks. Pantry Picks provide tips on nutrition, storage, and preparation for foods that you might commonly find in your pantry or cupboard. Each week this month, we are going to look at a different Pantry Pick. We hope you learn some new ways to use these staple foods.
Pantry Picks – Brown Rice
How do you like the new Pantry Picks collection on our website? I have to admit, I’m pretty excited about my pick – brown rice. Brown rice is definitely a pantry pick in my house! I love it and I eat it pretty much every week. It tastes great, it’s hearty and it is a healthy choice for me. I try to make sure that at least half of the grain foods I eat are whole grains and brown rice helps me do that.