Apr 072014

Think you can’t afford veggies? You can!

It is possible to fit vegetables and fruits into any budget.

Making nutritious choices does not have to hurt your wallet.

Getting enough of these foods promotes health and can reduce your risk of certain diseases.

There are many low-cost ways to meet your fruit and vegetable needs, including canned vegetables.

Flash Notes: Canned Vegetables

  • Most vegetables are canned at their peak which captures the best quality, taste and nutrition.
  • Canned vegetables are easily available almost everywhere and are often put on sale.
  • Canned vegetables can be bought in bulk (especially when they’re on sale!) and will last until you are ready to use them. No waste!

Nutrition in canned vegetables


Very excitable and prone to fits of glee, Christine cooks on a vintage 1950 General Electric double-oven stove, does not have a dishwasher unless you count the husband, and is guilty of posting cat cuteness on the interwebs. She photographs and blogs about food and other joyful topics from her home in Vermont.

Co-Author of Garden Candy Basics

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