Money Saving Tips Seasonal

Is Eating Seasonally Legit or Just for Hipsters?

What is Seasonal Produce? Eating seasonal produce is not just a trend. By definition, produce is considered “seasonal”, when it’s bought around the same time it’s harvested. But what does that actually mean? It means that the produce is picked closer to its peak freshness and it spends less time on the shelf before it …

Food Money Saving Tips

Treating the Temple at Whole Foods: May 8, 2019 – May 14, 2019

This week at Whole Foods there are a lot of fruits and vegetables on Prime sale. This week doesn’t have the most unprocessed meat options, but there’s still a lot to choose from. The fun bonus for this week is the flowers – just in time for Mother’s Day. I saved about $25 at Whole …

General

We Moved!

Hi all!     You may have noticed the complete redesign and name change. I’ve changed from healthbythemasses.com to theroyalbudget.com. I’ve also refreshed the look and feel of the blog.  For the next couple of months or so, I’ll continue to redirect healthbythemasses.com to theroyalbudget.com. I’ve migrated most of the content from healthbythemasses.com, but I’ll keep posting …

Food Meal Prep

Treating the Temple: Thai Curry Chicken Skewers and Coconut-Peanut Sauce

For this week in Treating the Temple, I tried out Once Upon a Chef’s Grilled Thai Curry Chicken Skewers with Coconut-Peanut Sauce. Before I begin, I want to say that this recipe is delicious and easy to make. I definitely did not follow the directions perfectly, but it still came out great! I always find …

Food Money Saving Tips

Bringing Lunch to Work Can Fatten Your Wallet and Slim Your Waistline

Work has a way of taking over. During a day of meetings, commuting, and miscellaneous tasks, it can seem as though there isn’t enough time to grab lunch–let alone bring lunch. And unless you want to drop $10+ a day on salad/sandwich/dish, bringing lunch is the best option. Benefits of bringing lunch to work include: …

Physical Activity

Finding/Making Time for Physical Activity

Physical activity is often celebrated as the solution to all of life’s problems. The number one problem? TIME. We never have enough time! If you’re a student, you have papers and exams due. If you’re in the workforce, you have deadlines to meet and may be working overtime. Whatever your current situation, time is hard …

Food Reviews

What I Learned From Two Weeks of Daily Harvest’s Overnight Oats and Chia Parfaits, A Review

Like many New Yorkers, I often stare mindlessly at the many advertisements plastered to the subway walls during my commute. It certainly beats awkward subway eye contact. Over the past couple of weeks, a company called Daily Harvest has hit New York subways hard. It’s difficult to find a subway car that doesn’t have one …

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