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

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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Introducing … our new website

Over the last few months, we’ve been busy redesigning our website. And TA DA … we are happy to announce the new Spend Smart. Eat Smart. site is now available!

The site has new features and recipes, updated content, and easy access to recent blog posts, videos, and our social media outlets. Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll find when you visit …

How To Channel
A completely NEW feature, this section contains a collection of videos and handouts focused on food shopping, food preparation, food safety & storage, and recipes.

Recipe Collection
Who doesn’t like browsing through recipes? Ours are easy, low cost, nutritious, and now organized in categories similar to what you might find in a cookbook – appetizers, main dish, soup, side dish, salads, snacks, and desserts.

Cost of Food At Home Calculator
This ever-popular tool is still available to help you determine a reasonable amount to spend on food for your family.

Social Media
Not only do we have a website and blog, we’re all over social media, too! It’s easy to access Spend Smart Eat Smart social media outlets on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Like our page, follow us on Twitter and Pinterest and if you haven’t already subscribed, signup to receive our weekly blog updates sent directly to your inbox.

There’s more, but I don’t want to totally spoil the surprise. Check out what we’ve been up to on the new site and let us know what you think!

– Kristin

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