Q: One of my resolutions is to be more methodical about my cooking, eating, and spending. I'd like to eat healthy meals while keeping to my limited budget and I want a system to help me set out what I'm going to eat for a week, keep track of things I've liked, and if possible, catalogue my pantry items. Short of creating some annoying Excel spreadsheet, do your readers know of any sites, programs, or tools that could assist me in this adventure? If there isn't a program, does anyone have suggestions for creating such a system? I've never been able to stick to tracking my spending or my meals for more than a couple days.
Sent by Jeni
Editor: Readers, do you know of any tools that help with tracking meal planning and spending?
Anjali is a former private chef who is currently pursuing a graduate degree in nutrition, with plans to become a registered dietitian. She lives in Los Angeles. You can read more of her health-focused writing at Eat Your Greens.
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