Project: Food Budget–Week 27




Isn’t it nice to be rounding the corner into Spring? While we haven’t really seen warm temperatures yet in the Central Oregon high desert — and we are getting plenty of rain — I can sense Spring on the horizon and am very ready for it!

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Monday afternoon I got out briefly for a nice mountain bike ride during a break in weather patterns. You’d never know it had been pouring for three days solid – conditions were great!

Seasonal change excitement aside, I had a pretty good shopping week as well. Lots of good sales at Whole Foods, though I didn’t find any coupons for things I needed.

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Notably, Champagne mangoes were on sale for 5 for $5, and y’all know I could live on mangoes, so that deal was too good to pass up. I also picked up a package of Teff, a a tiny ancient grain that I have on my list to try. Other items include a re-stock of chia seed, new brand of tempeh, plenty of parsnips, and a new favorite – Blue Diamond 1/2 almond//1/2 coconut milk.

Total for the Week: $82.18

Goal for the Month: $325

Menu for the Week:

  • Tempeh scramble with baked sweet potatoes
  • Pasta with homemade sauce and veggies (This sauce was a total whim and came out great – going to see if I can re-create it to post later)
  • Flatbread pizza with fresh pineapple topping
  • Vegan “tuna fish” sandwiches

Budget Buddies:

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  • 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
  • Project Food Budget 2.0
  • Fresh…A New Chapter
  • Two Eggs Over Easy
  • That’s Just Me
  • Eat Whole Be Vital
  • Four Happy Violets
  • Naturally {Un}refined
  • Pgh Dad
  • yogabeautylife
  • Charmingly Modern
  • naMAMAste
  • Six Dollars a Day
  • The Gluten-Free Vegan
  • What da Health?
  • Twice the Twinsanity
  • Brandon and on…
  • French Press
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