When it comes to  saving money on produce there are many ways out there to preserve what you buy but the best way to save is to only buy what you need and the following guide has been put to good use for our family.It helps to know how many servings you’ll get out of a pound of produce so that you don’t over purchase.

Snap Beans 1/2 cup serving         6 servings per pound

Brocolli  2 stalks   3-4 servings per pound

Brussels 1/2 cup 5 to 6 servings per pound

Cabbage Raw Shredded 1/2 cup 7-8 servings per pound

Cooked 1/2 cup 3 servings per pound

Celery Cooked 1/2 cup 3-4 servings per pound

Corn Cut 1/2 cup 2 servings per pound

Peas  1/2 cup 2 servings per pound

Peas 1/2 cup 2 servings per pound

Potatoes  1/2 cup 3-4 servings per pound

Spinach 1/2 cup 2 – 3 servings per pound

Squash 1/2 cup 2-3 servings per pound

Sweet potatoes 1/2 cup 3 servings per pound

Apricots 2 medium 5 servings per pound

Cherries cooked 1/2 cup 3 servings per pound

Plums 2 large 4 servings per pound

Rhubarb 1/2 cup 3 servings per pound

Apples, Bananas,Oranges & Pears 3 to a pound

Peaches 4  to a pound

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