Bethany Moncel

  • Freelance writer and author of a book with budget-friendly recipes
  • A decade of experience in the food service industry
  • Three years experience in the specialty grocery industry


Bethany Moncel is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles for three years. She is a passionate food enthusiast, freelance writer, and author who has been dabbling in the art and science of food since childhood. Culinary curiosity has been her fuel for life, both personal and professional.

Bethany has 10 years of experience working in the foodservice industry including everything from large-scale commercial kitchens to small mom and pop eateries. Bethany spent three years working in the specialty grocery industry, which expanded her knowledge of ingredients and foods from around the world.


Bethany Moncel earned a bachelor's degree in nutritional science from Louisiana State University, which allows her to explore the science of food as well as many cultural and socioeconomic issues related to food and nutrition.

Awards and Publications

She is the author of the book Budget Bytes: Over 100 Easy, Delicious Recipes to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half.

Business Name: Budget Bytes

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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