3. Dairy

Timesaving Dairy: Hard-boiled Eggs
Packed with protein, hard-boiled eggs are a convenient, healthy breakfast item. And contrary to a persistent belief, they do not raise your cholesterol. Hard-boiled eggs can last up to one week, so try boiling a dozen on Sunday for a quick go-to breakfast choice.

Cost: About $3 per carton.

Money-saving Dairy: 2 percent Organic Milk
While some folks may see this as a bit of a splurge, it’s worth it to buy high-quality organic milk. It’s free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides that could be harmful to your family’s overall health.

Cost: About $4 per half-gallon container.

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