Being a food blogger , content creator and food photographer I buy more groceries than the average person . While this is true I still have a pretty strict budget I stick to . Cooking on a budget can be a challenge, but with a little planning and discipline, it’s possible to enjoy tasty meals without breaking the bank. One of the most effective ways to save money on food is to create a meal plan and stick to it. This means taking some time to think about the meals you want to prepare for the week, and then making a shopping list of the ingredients you’ll need. When you go to the grocery store, it’s important to only buy things you’ll actually use in your meal plan, and to resist the temptation to purchase items that aren’t essential. By sticking to a budget-friendly meal plan and only buying what you need, you can keep your food costs low while still enjoying delicious and nutritious meals….