Stephen and I have been taking turns going into our (closed) offices this week. We have to get stuff done. He goes in the morning, I go in the afternoon. I ran by the grocery store tonight on my way back home.
I didn't plan, but had some of my coupons with me. On the fly, I came up with this menu for the upcoming week, which I am sure will be tweaked. Part of it was the special deal Whole Foods was running which I will detail below:
- Beef Chili
- Hamburgers, homemade french fries and sliced fruit
- Vegetarian Sloppy Joes
- Steak, fruit and vegetables
- Tilapia, fruit/salad and vegetables
- Quesadillas and Soup
- Turkey or salami sandwiches on homemade bread, organic potato chips, fruit
- Wrap sandwiches, hard boiled eggs, hummus with carrot and celery sticks, fruit
- Homemade pizza rolls, homemade apple chips
- Spaghetti with butter and parmesan
- Leftovers from dinner
I will be cooking slightly different meals for myself since I'm on Mellman, so I'll be eating more buffalo and fish.
We'll be getting a delivery from Texas Daily Harvest on Saturday. I spent $41.49 on a gallon of milk, 1 pint of cream, 8 oz of Colby, 8 oz of Mozzarella, one pound of pasture fed ground beef and one pound of pasture fed strip steak.
I spent $81.55 at Whole Foods. They were having a special: if you purchased their hamburger patties, you'd get hamburger buns, potato chips and smoked sausage for free. The free items were worth $10.98 and I had $6 in coupons. Here's what I got:
- Sloppy joe mix, $2.79
- 2 small containers of strawberry yogurt, $.79 each
- BBQ sauce, $2.50
- Rye crackers, $2.69
- Organic potato chips, $2.00
- Kashi cheddar crackers, $2.99
- 365 Peanut Butter cereal, $3.49
- 3 boxes of Arrowhead Mills Cereal, $4.39 each
- 2 boxes Kashi Cereal, $3.39 each
- 3 cans of organic beans (kidney, red and navy), $5.00
- Sweet german pork sausage, $5.99
- 365 Goat Cheese, $6.99
- Gourmet beef burgers, $14.14
- Tazo Chai Tea Concentrate, $4.49
- Applegate Farms Genoa Salami, $2.25
- Applegate Farms Oven Roasted Turkey, $4.18
- Hamburger Buns, $2.99
- WF Tortillas, $2.49
- Organic Cameo Apples (2.48 lb), $3.70
- Organic Lemon, $.79
- Clean Eating Magazine, $5.99 (technically not groceries, but included in the total)
We were out of cereal, so I used coupons and stocked up. I still need to get some more Soy milk and, likely, eggs. But I'm well within the budget this week.
I made a lemon cake treat that I'll be posting about later and I'll be whipping up some of my nut butter cookies. It's gonna be a great week.