Everything here is from Trader Joe’s except the sauce.

How I learned to make simple, healthy and cheap meals

I’m no Julia Child. I hate to cook, and I’m a fussy eater — a bad combination, especially when money is tight.

However, retirement now gives me the time to plan my shopping and menu more prudently, an extra challenge when you live alone. I’ve become more adventuresome as well. I started using onion in a lot of dishes. I add tomatoes — a favorite — to sandwiches, etc. I’m…

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Retiree, parent, longtime journalist, award-winning columnist, news junkie, film buff, contributing writer to the personal finance website HumbleDollar.com.

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Retiree, parent, longtime journalist, award-winning columnist, news junkie, film buff, contributing writer to the personal finance website HumbleDollar.com.

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