A Brand New Look for Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

sses1-web-new-lookOver the past several months the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. team has been working behind the scenes to update and improve our website. Our goal was to make the site more modern, simpler to navigate and functional on all of your devices. We are proud to share that our new website is live and ready for your use.

The new mobile-friendly website is home to:

  • More than 150 recipes that are delicious, inexpensive and easy to prepare
  • How-to videos featuring recipes, kitchen organization tips and basic food prep techniques
  • Strategies for saving money in each part of the grocery store
  • Meal planning templates and resources

The web address has changed to spendsmart.extension.iastate.edu. Attempts to access the site at its old address will automatically redirect to the new site.

Join in on the fun with tasty eating and savvy shopping – visit Spend Smart. Eat Smart. today!

Christine Hradek

Christine Hradek is a State Nutrition Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She coordinates ISU’s programs which help families with low income make healthy choices with limited food budgets. Christine loves helping families learn to prepare healthy foods, have fun in the kitchen and save money. In her spare time, Christine enjoys cooking, entertaining and cheering on her favorite college football teams with her family and friends.

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4 thoughts on “A Brand New Look for Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

  1. want to eat healthier more veggies and fruits for health purposes. but notice a lot of the unhealthy foods are cheaper what can I do

  2. Hi Danielle
    You’ve come to the right place. All of the recipes on our website are designed to be healthy, simple and inexpensive. I bet you’ll find some that look good to you. Remember that many healthy foods are very inexpensive. Things like brown rice, whole wheat pasta, beans and whole wheat bread are very nutritious and also inexpensive. Fresh fruits and vegetables can get costly, but frozen produce is just as healthy. Check out the ‘Aisle by Aisle’ section of our site under the ‘Shop’ tab for ideas for saving money and eating healthy in every part of the store.

  3. I love your new format and the new look for the web site. The blogs always have helpful hints and get to the
    point quickly. I like that!
    However, I would like to print a recipe and can’t figure out how to do it! Help!

  4. Hi Barbara

    All of the recipes are formatted to be ‘print friendly’. Just print the web page the way you would any other and it will print for you. Thanks!

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