Under the new thrift plan amount we have $11.91/day for our family of two or $5.95/person/day. For January that means we have $369.21 to cover all food costs. We have no cushion as we start the new year.
For January, an effort will be made to eat from our abundant stockpile.
What We Ate: smoked pork shoulder, sauerkraut, spicy black eyed peas, spiced peaches, pecan pie; homemade fish and chips, Brussels sprouts, pears; pork fried rice and Chinese onion pancake; leftover appetizers; Mexican pizza and homemade guacamole; tuna noodle casserole, peas, homemade rolls; Mongolian beef, stir fry veg and rice; leftover Mexican pizza and guacamole; pulled pork, carrot and potato pancakes,steamed broccoli;salmon quiche from freezer, broccoli, baked sweet potato; ham loaf, baked potato, green soy beans; fish with a caper-lemon sauce over stuffing, steamed broccoli; beef stew from the freezer over pasta with blueberries from the freezer; couscous casserole from the freezer, mixed vegetables, fruit
What We Bought:
Save a Lot: salad mix, fresh spinach (2) $2.77
Vitacost: almond flour (lb), erythritol sweetener (3lb) $20.98 low carb is coming back to hopefully deal with the holiday extras :)
Giant Eagle: protein bar Free with coupon
Costco: two whole chickens ( 6 pounds each). Originally $11.70 used an $8 coupon for final cost of $3.70
Total for Groceries: $27.45
Lunch with Joyce $11.21
Total for Eating Out: $11.21
Two Week Total: $38.66
We have $330.55 for the remainder of the month.