Project Food Budget: Week 9

24 03 2011

Nothing too exciting to report this week, unless you’re into TJ’s Frosted Flakes. 2Chili is thrilled because they have been out of Frosted Flakes for weeks at Trader Joe’s. We thought they had been discontinued, but alas, this week, they were available again. While not the best nutritionally, they are generally better than Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, and make him happy, so I obliged.

You’ll notice he also has a mini chocolate bar dependency. Speaking of mini, on a little mini vacation right now, so I used this week to stock up on a few things to set us up for next week.

Goal: $75
Actual: $75.56

Trader Joe’s Qty. Extended Price ($)
12 Grain Crackers 1 $1.99
TJ’s Mini Shredded Wheats 1 $2.99
TJ’s Frosted Flakes 2 $3.98
Olive Oil 1 $3.49
Organic Fat Free Milk Gallon 1 $5.69
Bananas 6 $1.14
Dark Roast Coffee 1 $4.49
Almond Butter Creamy Unsalted 1 $4.99
Mini Milk Chocolate Bars 2 $3.58
Mini Dark Chocolate Bars 1 $1.79
Dried Bing Cherries 1 $3.49
Dried Blueberries 1 $5.49
Jumbo Cage Free Eggs 1 $2.79
Medjool Dates 1 $3.79
Organic Strawberries 1 lb 1 $3.99
TJ’s Macaroni & Cheese Yellow Cheddar 1 $0.99
Fusili Pasta 1 $0.99
    $55.66
     
Amazon Fresh Qty. Extended Price ($)
Chicken of the Sea Chunk Light Tuna in Water 4 $3.96
Food Should Taste Good Multigrain Chips 1 $3.29
Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Chips 1 $2.69
Eden Soba Buckwheat Pasta 1 $4.49
Clabber Girl Baking Powder 1 $1.69
Pictsweet Premium Cut Corn Frozen 2 $3.78
    $19.90

Menu for the Week

Monday: Leftover Baked Ziti
Tuesday: Veggie Yakisoba
Wednesday – Sunday: We’re braving it in the restaurant world! Wednesday was the Whole Foods Market hot bar, who knows what the rest of the week will bring… 

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4 responses

24 03 2011
Emily

love that you’re planning ahead and spacing out the spending!

good luck with the eating out.

24 03 2011
Stephanie Brown

Do you do anything with the dates or just eat them? I’ve never really eaten them much except in things…

24 03 2011
Angela

Yep, I make them into DIY Lara Bars, which are way better than Lara Bars (really!)
http://testkitchentuesday.com/2011/01/25/blueberry-pie-energy-bars-aka-diy-lara-bars-part-2/

25 03 2011
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