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Helping Canadian families eat well on a budget

Food Banks Canada has developed a number of publications to help Canadians living on low incomes prepare healthy meals even when they have little money to buy food.

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget, produced with funding from McCain Foods (Canada), offers families tips on how to find the most nutritious food at the most economical price when grocery shopping.

Yummy!

Yummy!

Yummy! is an activity booklet titled developed for children ages 6 – 9, thanks to the generous support of to Nestlé Canada. The booklet aims to educate them on nutrition, and presenting affordable examples of nutritious foods through a number of fun activities.

Nutrition and Your Family

Nutrition and Your Family

Basic nutrition information to help you and your family eat healthy.

Planning Healthy Family Meals

Planning Healthy Family Meals

Making meals when you have a tight budget can be tough. These meal planning and shopping tips will help you to organize and prepare meals for your family.

Doing More With Less

Doing More With Less

Staying within a limited budget when planning healthy family meals can be a challenge! Read on for ideas on how to eat well even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend on food.

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