Food is the #1 variable expense in budgets I've seen... and I've seen quite a few.
Obviously, you need to eat. (Mhmm. Thanks for that.) What's not so obvious is how to eat well without spending your future retirement on food now. Let me help you with that.
Let's say you decide that $500 per month for a family of 4 is a reasonable target food budget. You have two young children, one adult that eats a normal amount, and another adult that eats like a ravenous beast. Cool. We can work with that. It'll be tight, but let's see what we can do.