Foodsmart's Favorite Budget-Friendly Recipes
Satisfy your taste buds and wallet with these tasty, low-cost recipes! We have hundreds of recipes that you can curate based on your budget.
White Bean Soup (Fassoulatha)
Also known as fasolada, this simple, rich stew is popular in Greek cuisine. Featuring a medley of white beans, tomatoes, carrots and celery, this fragrant stew is perfect for cooler weather.
Oven-Barbecued Asian Chicken
This Asian barbecued chicken made in a casserole dish is truly finger-licking good! You can make this with all chicken breasts instead of thighs and drumsticks if you prefer.
Turkey Meatball Grinders
Greens, sliced cucumber and fresh herbs give this healthy turkey meatball sandwich a crunchy, bright kick. Double the meatballs to save some for pasta night later in the week!
Foodsmart is the money-saving solution for you if...
You want individualized guidance from an expert who cares
You'd like a plan specific to your budget and consumption habits
You want to learn cooking tips and tricks that save you money and align more with your goals and budget
You want to establish practices and discipline that will improve your relationship with food and money
You'd like support with how to get the most out of the food you have at home
You need help navigating specific health conditions while adhering to a budget
Your partner for long-term success
Your dietitian is clinically trained to support your health with nutrition. They will take into account your medical history, needs, and preferences and will develop a plan to help you reach your goals. They will help you sift through the confusing and, often overwhelming, nutrition noise and work within your budget to figure out what works for you. Dietitians are trained to support medical conditions, maternity family health, mental health and more. Plus, they're available on your schedule right from the comfort of your own home.
Save money with our app
You can shop local grocery deals based on your zip code using our Instacart integration. Filter by food category or store to save an average of 34% per grocery order.
Plan a week of meals for you and your family with recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even snacks. Sort by ingredients, cook time, and price.
The ingredients for your selected meals conveniently populate in your Grocery List. Save 34% per grocery order by easily comparing grocery lists prices between stores using Instacart, Walmart, and Amazon Fresh.
Get instant dinner recipe recommendations based on the ingredients you already have in your pantry with our CookItNow feature.
From prepared meals that only require heating up to meal kits with easy-to-follow recipes, our Marketplace sends high quality, affordable food boxes to your doorstep that align with your goals.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Our registered dietitians are trained to help you locate local grocery deals, find ingredient swaps that are less costly than your current choices, buy in bulk so you can meal plan and not impulse buy or eat out as much, all through the lens of eating well. With the personal guidance from your dietitian paired with the discount finder, meal planning tool, and budget-focused blogs within our platform, Foodsmart is sure to save you money!
Our dietitians are also able to help you sign up for SNAP/EBT if you are eligible, which is a great way to save money during your trips to the grocery store.
Consider your dietitian another specialist on your team who can work alongside, and communicate with, the rest of your medical team. Your dietitian fills an important seat on the team as the only expert who specializes in nutrition. Your dietitian will consider your unique situation, health history, and current challenges and partner with you throughout the holidays to maintain your health and enjoy the season.
Foodsmart can cost as little as $0 depending on your health coverage. Many employers and healthy plans that we work with cover most if not all of the cost to meet with a Registered Dietitian and utilize our platform. Please contact your Employee Benefits Manager or Health Plan for details on what Foodsmart would cost you.
Unlike many weight management programs, we're not focused on quick fixes or a one-size-fits-all approach. Our primary difference is you! The foundation of Foodsmart approach is our team of clinically trained nutrition experts — our registered dietitians. They understand that good nutrition is completely individual and what works for someone else, may not work for you. From your first visit to your last, we listen to you — your preferences, struggles, health history, and more and create a plan that is as unique as you are.