As you’ve probably read in some of our other posts, Al and I typically spend less than $60/month on food. One of the ways we do this is by making a lot of food from scratch. But what about breakfast? Oatmeal is a great, inexpensive option, but sometimes it’s nice to have a box of cereal ready to grab for a quick eat-and-go breakfast. I’ve always been a huge cold cereal lover, so Al and I switch back and forth between hot oatmeal and cold cereal throughout the week. However, cereal can get quite pricey and is one of those things that is a bit hard to make at home (have YOU ever tried to make Rice Chex?). So how do we allow ourselves this extravagant indulgence and still keep our food costs so low?
Easy. We make our own granola. [Read more…]