147. How to Stop Food Waste and Lower Your Grocery Bill with Carleigh Bodrug

Financial Feminist

02-04-2024 • 1 hr 6 mins

The US throws away more food than any other country in the world - over 80 billion pounds per year, with each American throwing out an estimated 30% of the food they purchase. This alarming fact is what propelled today’s guest to create a cookbook & community dedicated to showing people how to transform commonly wasted foods into delicious recipes. Carleigh Bodrug is the CEO and Founder of PlantYou, a New York Times Bestselling cookbook author, and self-taught plant-based chef famous for her simple take on low-waste and vegan recipes. In this episode she and Tori dive into the topic of reducing food waste and saving money on groceries, with Carleigh sharing her expertise on how to make the most out of ingredients, minimize waste, and maximize flavor, all while sticking to a budget. From innovative recipe ideas to practical tips for utilizing kitchen scraps, this conversation offers valuable insights for anyone looking to eat more sustainably and economically. Read transcripts, learn more about our guests and sponsors, and get more resources at https://financialfeministpodcast.com.  Not sure where to start on your financial journey? Take our FREE money personality quiz! https://herfirst100k.com/quiz Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices