The fruit and veggies that are in season and readily available are always cheaper. Your local farmers' market usually has some great deals too. Avoid planning recipes that involve summer ingredients in winter. The winter months often rule out the chance to buy items such as stone fruit, cherry tomatoes, cucumner, lettuce, and zucchinis at a reasonable price.
Plan your meals around what's in season and what is in abundance on our grocery shelves. Thankfully avocados are well priced at the moment - that means I can have Avo Toast every meal, right!?
5. Grow your own herbs rather than buying fresh herbs to cook with
Start your own little veggie patch! Not only does this benefit the budget, it encourages creativity in your meals and full of flavour! A veggie patch will instantly be reflected in lower grocery bills, and less waste. It also means herbs are readily availabe to add delcious flavour to your meals!