Kudos to you for staying in tonight to cook instead of going out to a restaurant. But now your recipe calls for something you don't have — what do you do? We've got you covered with our handy list of food swaps that save money. Not only will you be able to finish dinner without a hitch, but you'll also save money in the future by not shelling out on items you'll only use once.
There's nothing worse than picking up a carton of cream for your recipe only to have it sit unused in your fridge. Within a week it will be expired and you will have wasted your hard-earned money. The good news is there are plenty of substitutes for cream and lots of other ingredients you inevitably use only once before tossing — and most of them are already sitting in your kitchen.
The fact that these food swaps are better for your body is an added benefit, and your body will certainly appreciate it. Keep scrolling for a handy list of healthy food swaps that save money and never stress about not having what you need again.