By Dr. Disha Spath, WCI Ambassador

How can you spend $1,000 per month on groceries for a family of four?!?! That is a sentiment I have often heard, especially when I share my budget from when I was going gazelle speed in paying off my medical student loan debt. It might seem like such a small amount to many high earners. But during much of my upbringing, I was raised by a single mom on a teacher’s salary (roughly $3,000 per month at that time), so, relatively speaking, $1,000 per month on groceries seems like living a very comfortable life to me.

Even though I’ve gone from broke to financially fit quickly, I still live in a high-cost-of-living (HCOL) area in upstate New York, and I have a family with two kids and large dogs. I LOVE food and value organic groceries so trying to feed my family well

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