7-Day Meal Plan: Our Best Budget Dinners to Save You $130 This Week

Cooking more meals at home is a sure way eat healthy and cut down on total food costs to save you big bucks over the course of the year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American family spends upwards of $7,000 on food annually, with 43 percent of that total (or roughly $3,000) going toward restaurant and takeout meals. And with a dinner out costing anywhere between $12 and $30 per person (or an average of $21), it doesn't take long for the bill to add up.

Nearly 800,000 Pounds of Ready-to-Eat Products Pulled From Trader Joe's and Harris Teeter

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Sick Day Plan: Dealing with Colds and Flu When You Have Diabetes

The cold-and-flu season is upon us and, let's face it, it's no fun for anyone. But these winter months can be particularly perilous for people with diabetes.

"When you have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, your immune system is less able to fight infections," explains David Lam, M.D., associate director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center in New York City. As a result, you're more likely to get sick—and to suffer complications from what otherwise might be a garden-variety case of the sniffles.

S’well Launched a Line of Harry Potter Water Bottles—And They’re All Under $20

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See Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond’s Actual Home Kitchen

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Williams Sonoma Is Having a Major Sale on Le Creuset—And There Are Pieces for Less Than $100

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Tainted Corn from Unnamed Supplier Causing Recalls at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods & More

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