On average, how much do you guys spend on food each month?
This past month I spent $500 on food for myself alone, and I cooked all of my meals at home (this includes baking buns, muffins, breads, etc)... I spent over $150 just on fruits and vegetables, and another $100 or so on meat (mostly chicken and fish). These are Canadian funds so perhaps that inflates the figures a tiny bit, but even so, I'm sure there are married couples that don't spend $500 on food each month.
I haven't done a dietary analysis recently, but I'm pretty sure I'm consuming over 3000 calories per day. And the weirdest part is that I'm losing weight, and I wasn't overweight to begin with. I'm 6'2", and I used to weigh 185lbs. Now I weigh 180lbs and falling. I don't own a car, and I bike or walk pretty much everywhere, and I guess my job is fairly physical, but still... How many calories do you guys consume daily?
Also, is anybody willing to share some secrets on how to save money on food, without sacrificing on nutrition? This is seriously killing my budget.
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