Project: Food Budget – Week 16

As I write this post I’m looking out my window at a true winter wonderland. I just love snow, until I have to shovel a foot off it off the driveway, which I did this morning! On a positive note, if you pay attention and swap sides often, shoveling snow is a great ab workout! It has been snowing heavily for a couple days in Bend, so much so that I had to get out the snowshoes and stomp down the backyard for our dog because she was face-high in snow! (She is about 45 lbs, so not a “small” dog).image Sadly the snow is giving way to rain, creating a mushy mess, but, it  was fun while it lasted!

We had a pretty easy food budget week after last week’s big stock up. All of the produce is organic except the butternut squash and cauliflower, something I am always happy about. I like to show that you can eat well on a moderate budget and still have a wide variety of mostly seasonal fruits and veggies.

With two weeks left in the month, I might be cutting it close for January – we’ll see!

This week’s total: $75.16



Menu for the Week:

  • Veggie Scrambles with Eggs – Kale, tomatoes, mushrooms, black olives, beans, rice, eggs – so much food and so good!
  • Pinto Bean Burritos – Veggies, rice, pinto beans and cheese
  • Red Lentil and Cauliflower Soup
  • Coconut Belgian Waffles (yes, for dinner!)
  • Butternut Squash Soup

Budget Buddies:

  • Emily Levenson
  • Dairy-Free Cooking
  • Red Pen Mama
  • Acquired Tastes
  • Fit Flexitarian
  • Warm As Pie
  • Katy Rank Lev
  • My Inner Healthy
  • Little Blue Hen
  • xox, b
  • What da Health?
  • Project Food Budget 2.0
  • A Nice Heart and a White Suit
  • Fresh…A New Chapter
  • Chandeleah
  • Two Eggs Over Easy
  • That’s Just Me
  • Eat Whole Be Vital
  • Four Happy Violets
  • Naturally {Un}refined
  • Pgh Dad
  • yogabeautylife
  • Charmingly Modern
  • naMAMAste

Have a good weekend!

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