If you think it's impossible, check out the recipes and ideas that were linked through military.com.
Oatmeal with currents, raisins, mixed nuts.
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One key to savings is to eat what you buy! If your routine is like mine, the shopping trip begins with throwing old dairy, fruits, and vegetables in the trash. What a waste.
In Asia, where homes, kitchens, and refrigerators are small, people shop for a day or two at a time, walk past fresh food stands to pick up their dinner ingredients, and never throw anything away. We can learn a lot through these examples.