You Won’t Believe What Happens When Two Families Swap Food Budgets!

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, May 27, 2014

Aired May 27, 2014

The average American family of four spends roughly $200 a week on groceries. "That's over $10,000 a year from the family budget," Rachael says. But what happens to their meals if that amount has to shrink? "We thought it would be really interesting to have two families of our viewers swap their weekly food budgets for an entire week." See what happens when a family who spends $60 a week on groceries trades budgets with one who racks up $600 in food a week!

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