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Is feeding your family breaking your budget?  Are you struggling for ways to feed your family a low-cost, healthy meal in a hurry?  If so, the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. blog is for you!

The Spend Smart. Eat Smart. blog focuses on sharing ideas, tips, resources and recipes to help you feed your family for less.

Blog contributors are Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff members trained in food, nutrition, and wellness. They are everyday people facing the same struggles as many others in this nation…to eat smart on a budget. They’ll share their experiences and tips to help families and individuals stretch their food dollar.

We invite you to try our ideas and recipes, and if you would like, to share your own tips or questions related to saving money on food in the comments.

Thanks so much for visiting!