Budget Egg Tips

Save money and buy the best eggs with our advice.

Skip the egg substitutes.
Randy Mayor

Skip the egg substitutes.

Egg substitutes are essentially egg whites with added food color. Yet they’re pricier than whites from whole eggs. Just one-quarter cup of Egg Beaters (the equivalent to the whites of two eggs) costs $.50. That’s nearly twice the amount you’d pay for an equivalent amount of whites from whole eggs. Plus, once you open the container, they spoil more quickly, too.

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