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How to cut calories (and save money too) on prepared foods


As our “Cutting Calories, Saving Cash” series continues, TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shows how to make lo-cal versions of such dishes as grilled salmon and roasted veggies and penne alla vodka with a side of Caesar salad with far fewer calories than the versions in the prepared foods section of your store. Financial editor Jean Chatzky reveals how much money you’re saving by making these meals yourself.