Overwhelming? There's people everywhere, you don't know what to buy, never know if you're getting a good deal, or spending too much?
Do you feel like it's all so expensive?
Between organic foods and quality meat and dairy and fresh produce...
... and if you bought the healthy food anyway, it goes bad faster
(so you either throw it away or go grocery shopping again).
Or are you overspending because dietary restrictions and food allergies/sensitivities means spending more on specialty items?
Do you feel like it takes too much time? Between working and the kids, you can't shop at multiple stores (especially when they're all over town!)
Not to mention the time it takes to plan and prepare and cook from scratch...
with your busy schedule, there simply isn't enough time to do it all!
Or maybe you have the time, but by the end of the day, you're too tired and don't have the energy to cook... so you rely on take-out (and the food you bought goes to waste)
Is affording healthy food merely a numbers game...
where processed food is cheaper than healthy food and that's all you can afford?
Do you ever feel like the whole thing is impossible, an uphill battle you're constantly losing and you don't know where to begin?
I have good news!
Real food doesn't have to be expensive... I can help.
Plan based on what you already have at home (and spend less when you shop).
ACTUALLY USE what you buy (and reduce food waste by not throwing away wilty or moldy food).
Start with a plan, and only buy what you need (no more impulse buying or overspending!).
Spend 15 minutes just once a week and spend less time in the kitchen later.
Shop faster than you thought possible and get everything you need (no more "last minute trips" to the store!).
No more standing in front of the fridge, waiting to "see if anything looks good."
No more second guessing yourself, wondering if you're doing good enough or spending too much or getting a good deal.
Stop the exhausting hamster wheel of figuring out "what's for dinner" every night (and all day).
No more stressing out about whether or not you can afford organic or grass-fed foods (because you can!).
... and I know what it's like to struggle with affording healthy food.
You see, I'm an ordinary mom with two kids, and when my husband and I got married, we owed over $100,000 in debt.
After paying the bills, we were lucky to have $10 leftover each month.
I knew we had to do something, but every aspect of eating real food on a budget overwhelmed me.
It wasn't until we were living paycheck to paycheck that I had no choice - I had to figure out how to make it work.
Eventually, I created a simple system that saved me money, time AND eliminated the stress of wondering "what's for dinner" every night (not to mention how we were going to pay for the food!).
Over time, this easy and straight-forward method allowed us to pay off our debt AND pay cash for a house!
Not only were we able to eat healthy food, but my new system was easier, simpler and faster....
... AND we were spending LESS on real food than we were before on unhealthy processed food!
I started teaching my two simple systems to other families and eight years later, I'm now a grocery budgeting and meal planning expert.
My step-by-step methods have been featured in several media outlets, including Yahoo, Shape, Good Housekeeping, Prevention, Country Living and CBN.
I've helped thousands of families save thousands of dollars off their grocery budgets...
And I can help you too!
I started my blog Don’t Waste the Crumbs because I thought if we were struggling to afford healthy food on a budget, other families were probably struggling too.
As I was figuring out how to make real food work within our meager budget, I quickly learned that having a system was absolutely vital.
If you didn’t have a plan, you didn’t save money.
The problem though, is that no one is born knowing how to make healthy food work within a budget. Turns out, it’s an actual skill you have to learn, like playing the piano or riding a bike.
And just like playing the piano or riding a bike, you have to meal plan regularly in order to get better and faster at it.
Unfortunately, trying to meal plan without anyone showing you how to do it can make you feel overwhelmed and exhausted and defeated.
That doesn’t seem very fair, does it?
Feeding your family real food shouldn’t be so hard!
I understand that being able to afford real food seems intimidating and daunting.
... especially when you’re dealing with picky eaters or food allergies or a third world war when no one wants to eat what you put on the meal plan (or when your shopping options are limited).
That's why I created a simple and straight-forward grocery budgeting system that teaches you how to master real food on a budget in 3 simple steps.
First, register for the course. Remove the guesswork and learn the foundations for affording healthy food right away and soon you’ll know the key to making it work every week in just 15 minutes.
Second, learn my insider secrets. Master easy, proven money-saving techniques - and how they work together - to maximize your savings, spend less time planning and shopping every month, and make meal prep and cooking faster!
Third, make the system a routine. Learn how to make the system work for YOU - whether you have one store in town or you want to shop online, whether you have food allergies or a house full of picky eaters - and eliminate stress around being able to afford healthy food!
I love every bit of the course! I’ve never belonged to a more positive and kind group, and just getting through the inventory and consulting those guidelines has saved us $1,000 in just the first two months!
Count me in as an evangelist – this works and there’s some really wonderful changes in my work life happening this year that will help me tie this up in a little bow and change our lives.
– Joy from Ohio
I just want to say thank you for the course and the depth it goes into. I’ve saved $300 this month – just from the first two weeks of class!
I’m looking to reduce it by another $100 by the end, and I’m sure it’s very possible!
– Kristen from Iowa
Let’s say you’re spending $800 on groceries every month.
That’s $9,600 every year.
Let’s also say, your goal is to only spend $500 every month.
That means the difference between where you are and where you want to be is $300, every month.
For someone who is conscious about their budget and trying to save money…
… doesn’t it seem wasteful to throw away $3,600 every year?
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I’ve already saved $306, and that was just in the first full month of Grocery Budget Bootcamp!
– Jelinda from Texas
Grocery Budget Bootcamp is not JUST a course, and it’s not JUST a bunch of money-saving ideas.
It’s a COMPLETE SYSTEM for making real food work for you, your family, and your budget.
Grocery Budget Bootcamp is right for you if…
You need to make healthy meals fast…
… because between jobs, sports practices and kids activities, you don’t have time to cook dinner every night.
You need to reduce your food waste…
… because you’re throwing food away before you’ve had a chance to use it (or no one is eating it in the first place).
You don’t have time to drive all over town…
… because of your responsibilities at home.
You’re tired of spending too much at check-out…
… and ready to start seeing those totals go down.
You can’t make multiple shopping trips to save a few cents…
… but you want to get the best deal possible at the stores you do shop at (without dealing with coupons or price matching).
You need help with organic vs. natural vs. non-GMO…
… and all the other fancy labels on packaging (so you know what you’re buying and whether or not it’s worth the price).
You’re tired of “winging it” and learning by trial and error…
… and want to know HOW to make real food possible within a budget, for good.
You want to prepare healthy meals your family loves…
… and looks forward to eating (including the picky eaters too).
You want to eat locally and seasonally when possible…
… but aren’t sure how to do that, or where to begin.
You need help determining quality versus cost…
… so you can get the most bang for your buck.
We’re a homeschooling family of 10 on one income, so I’m well-versed in real food, cooking from scratch, bulk buying, allergens and budget…
Yet I’m amazed at how much I’m still learning!
This course is well worth the cost – thank you for sharing your knowledge!
– Kimberly from Washington
Lauren reduced her budget from $1,000/mo to LESS THAN $500!
Shannon is staying UNDER budget,
every single month!
Alecia is Celiac, eats 95% organic AND saves $500/mo!
Chanelle went from spending $1800 to UNDER $800/mo for her family of 7!
Stefani has been budgeting for 15 years, and now saves $150/mo!
Mandi is eating better, without
spending more, in CANADA!
Rebecca saved $514... the very FIRST month of the course!
Pam made 2 extra car payment with her savings!
Kristin slashed her budget from $700 to less than $400!
I've saved nearly TEN TIMES what I paid before the course was even over!
I almost didn’t enroll in Grocery Budget Bootcamp because of the cost, but I’m so glad I did. In just two months, I’ve trimmed my grocery budget by 43%!
This course is worth the investment…
I’ve saved nearly TEN TIMES what I paid before the course was even over!
– Laura from Indiana
This course is a true gift. It has blessed my family and given me real hope. I know I can do this and I AM doing it! It feels so good to finally have my grocery budget under control.
I know the best is yet to come as I keep applying all that you’ve taught me. Thank you so much! It was hard work, but I am treasuring and reaping the rewards!
– Zing from Maryland
Grocery Budget Bootcamp has helped me settle once and for all what “bridge” I should build between the diverse needs, preferences, and tates of my newly blended family.
This course is making possible what I didn’t think was possible in just TWO WEEKS!
It was everything I was hoping for! THANK YOU!!! Thank you! Thank you so much!
– Mei from Washington
This course has the potential to completely change your life. That's not hype or hot air - that's based on actual results from past students who completed the course.
I'm confident that if you do the work, you'll get tremendous value.
I back that up with my personal risk-free promise. Here's how it works:
Test drive the first seven lessons of Grocery Budget Bootcamp.
Establish your food priorities.
Make a budget that works for your own family.
Learn how to meal plan the RIGHT way so there is less frustration at dinner, less food wasted and more smiley faces with full bellies.
If by 5pm Eastern US time on October 18, 2020 you don't feel like I've delivered the value, send me an email and show us your completed coursework and we'll issue you a full refund.
We were spending $850 to $900 a month on groceries and when I told my husband the budget was $450 this month, he was speechless - how could we spend so much less when we weren’t that extravagant in the first place?!
Then he called me excited because he spent less than a quarter of our food budget on two weeks worth of food! And he even bought some extra snacks!
– Teryl from Colorado
Two months ago, if you had told me that I could afford to buy organic vegetables, pastured eggs and grass-fed beef and pork, I would have laughed in your face. After taking a close look at my spending habits, I realized that it IS within my budget!
I can get veggies, meat, eggs and milk from local farms and STILL have 25% of my budget left to buy any supplemental items. Happy day! Thank you Grocery Budget Bootcamp!
– Allie from Mississippi
I’ve saved $117.68 on groceries just this month. This may not sound like much, but I only budget $50 per week for food, so I’m very happy with the result…
… and my freezer is still very full, so I expect to continue to save as I shop smarter!
– Happy Gardener from Virginia
I firmly believe so! Some of the details might not match up because of cultural differences, but I firmly believe that the core concepts behind my system will work across the world. So far, I’ve taught families from the United States, and Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland and Ukraine.
Yes! The concepts in this course apply to EVERY diet and all eating restrictions. I won’t teach you what foods to buy – instead I will teach you how to find the best deals on the foods YOU want to buy.
This course is designed to work for any shopper, regardless of their preferences for organic. That’s one way this course works for so many families – you will learn how to save money based on YOUR real food priorities, whatever they may be.
It doesn’t matter how limited your shopping options are. This course offers solid concepts and shopping techniques that teach you how to shop with the stores you DO have rather than the stores you don’t, making it work for every family no matter where they live.
No. In my experience, coupons for real food are few and far between and I’ve learned how to save money on real food without them. In fact, my budget is lower now that I don’t use coupons than it was when I did!
Yes! Some graduates are foodies and despite having a good understanding of real food, they still learned something new. It’s one thing to understand theory; it’s something entirely different to put it into action. Plus, we dedicate one lesson to the grocery budget itself, but there are 12 other lessons jam-packed with meaty content. I’m confident that even the most seasoned grocery budgeter and foodie will learn something in this course.
Yes! I will teach you the basics of grocery budgeting and since affording quality food on a budget is a struggle, getting a solid grip on a budget BEFORE getting knee deep in grass-fed research will work in your favor. Several graduates have mentioned that this course changed how they viewed the rest of their household budgets too, so you might end up learning a whole lot more than just budgeting for food!
Yes and no. I can’t make your kids like broccoli (or your spouse like beans), but I CAN teach you how to put affordable, healthy food on the table that they WILL like so that you aren’t making meals that end up in the trash can.
Each lesson takes anywhere from 30 minutes to a couple hours each week, and you can complete the lesson according to your own personal schedule. There’s absolutely no fluff in this course, but shorter lessons means leaving out important information, and I simply can’t do that.
Yes! You can upgrade at any time by clicking on the pink UPGRADE badge on your Dashboard, or by sending us an email. Please give us 24-48 hours to update your membership to ensure you can have access to the GBB Community Support Group (with live teaching and Q&A sessions!) and to send you a hard copy of the workbook.
PLATINUM members can purchase additional workbooks a necessary.
Yes! I am 100% confident that you will save money on real food with this course, but if for some reason this course isn’t a good fit for you, let us know within 21 days of purchasing the course. Show me that you’ve completed the work through Lesson 7 and we’ll give you a 100% hassle-free refund.
My whole reason I am taking your course is so I don’t waste food. I was constantly throwing away food that would get lost in the fridge & mold, or we just were sick of eating the same thing. With your GBB course, I'm aware of what and how much I am buying to feed my husband & myself.
And I've already saved $473.38 in just one month!
- Nancy from Illinois
Having a strategic method to approaching grocery shopping has made a huge difference! My whole mind set has shifted – I now see food as an area where we can save money, even with me following the AIP diet.
I used to spend anywhere from $650 to $750 a month on groceries. After the course I spent just $350, and that includes my restricted diet!
I’m also very glad I chose the PLATINUM option. The teaching was very helpful, making me feel like I wasn’t in this on my own.
– Jennifer from Arizona
One year from today, God willing, you will still be here on the planet grocery shopping.
The question is though, will anything about it be significantly different?
The answer: only if you DO something significantly different about it.
Maybe THIS is what you do. Maybe THIS is what will make next year – and the rest of your life – different.
I look forward to getting to know you, inside Grocery Budget Bootcamp.
This course has been incredibly helpful! Some things are completely changing how I shop and it’s allowing me to cut our already decent grocery budget even lower. I’m no longer stressing and wondering if I’m getting a good deal or not – I have a plan and it is really, really helping!
My husband was skeptical of spending so much on the course, but as he is seeing me reap the rewards, he’s pleased we made the investment!
– Alicia from New Hampshire
I am loving the little tweaks that are saving us A LOT of money!
My husband was skeptical about spending the money on this course, but he is noticing how much money we’re saving and our enthusiasm over our successes we’re having already keeps me going.
I'm excited because as I continue to hone these skills, even after the course officially finishes, our family and our budget will continue to benefit. Thanks for the life-changing insights and knowledge you’ve shared!
– Alisha from Utah
Before the class I spent $1840 and my budget goal was $1,200 per month.
After one month I spent $1473, and after two months I spent $1187 - compare that to what I'd normally spend and I've already saved $1,020...
And I haven't even implemented everything yet!
Honestly, I have dropped my budget by HALF since starting this course - I can't get over it.
March was $692, April was $337!
I'm two-thirds through the course and WOW! Not only did I save 50% on organic meat, but using what I'm learning, I spent $100 less at Costco than I normally do.
Plus, this course has paid for itself in the first month!
Grocery Budget Bootcamp has been very worthwhile for me. For the first time, I am able to stick to a grocery budget!
The course just keeps on getting better with more ways to save. A lot of the money saving methods I have never heard of – this course is fun and exciting!
– Jackie from Michigan
There were so many things I learned that will translate into savings in the future.
– Adeline from New York
I really, really enjoyed your Grocery Budget Bootcamp! The step-by-step directions that you provided were EXACTLY what I needed.
I have come in under budget for the past two months and by using your methods, I’ll continue to do so. Thanks so much for putting this program together for us grocery budget challenged!
– Stephanie from Oklahoma
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