What we bought …

Fred Meyers Pick up Taco flour tortillas 1.00 salsa 2.00 bread (2) 1.78 cantaloupe 1.88 Wild caught salmon 10.99 french fries (2#) 1.79 turkey frozen lunch (2) 3.58 sharp cheddar, Mexican style cheese (4#) 10.00 eggs 1.09 all natural chicken , Foster farms .94# 5.39 total 39.50 Winco 4/21 Cocoa 3.48 strawberries 3.48 grapes 3.65…

4 people, one meal, five bucks

Last week, we purchased a whole Foster farms chicken for .94 a pound . I cooked it in the insta pot with a cup of water on high pressure for 6 minutes a pound, it yielded a chart of chicken stock and a bag of chicken pieces plus two large chicken breasts. 1. Chicken with…

What’s for Dinner ?

A plan is always better for your budget than winging it even if you wind up going with the flow and winging it, Chicken noodle soup, Texas toast pizza chicken pot pie Enchiladas, rice salmon, baked potatoes, broccoli Spaghetti, French bread , salad Breakfast for dinner A busy cooking session was the basis for this…

Basic Pantry..

Basic, magic 10 Flour yeast Beans Rice oatmeal oil baking powder dry milk or shelf stable sugar baking soda assumes everyone has salt and pepper Noodles Spaghetti chicken , canned tuna , canned diced tomatoes pasta sauce green beans corn tortillas mild green chilies fresh Potatoes carrots celery sour cream cottage cheese Butter cheddar cheese…

Yesterday…..

Yesterday, my husband picked up an order from Fred Meyers, Foster Farms all natural chicken was .94 a pound. I have had heritage farms by mistake ( Tyson) which was a disaster….not butchered cleanly and tough amend we have had Draper Valley that was very poorly butchered. I honestly almost got sick. So, I was…

Thursday List : meal plans simplified

For this, I went back to my mothers ideas. She had many as as time went in, she changed her theories, There was a time when she decided she was going to make double house payments. We were living at Northgate and my parents wanted to live in the suburbs, At the time, edmonds had…

The best of the ads…

Fred Meyers 2# strawberries 2.99 cantaloupe 1.88 Foster Farms chicken 50% off cheese -2# 2/10 BUY 5 save $1 Ritz crackers 1.99 goldfish .99 sweet baby rays .99 classico pasta sauce 1.49 chicken of the sea tuna 1.00 street taco tortillas 1.00 QFC raspberries 2/3 tomatoes .99# BUY 5, save 1.00 Ritz 1.99 Kellogg’s cereal…

What we bought

Winco tomatoes 1.85 gala apples 2,98 bacon 4.98 pasta 1.18 eggs (18) 1.70 sour cream1.97 milk 1.48 Shrimp 4.98 ketchup .98 ham lunch meat 1.98 buns .92 lettuce 1.28 tortillas 1.07 salami 3.48 strawberries 2.48 grape tomatoes 1.98 cucumbers .68 butter 2.48 bananas .63 yellow cheese 4.98 Nalley chili .88 total 50.57 Safeways grapes 4.43…

Monday Management

a little time once a week can save a lot of time the rest of the week. This weeks meals are all comfort foods. Our life this week just needs it Trying to use a theme to meal plan makes it a little more fun and shakes things up, Dinner can be boring awfully easy,…

What’s for dinner ?

Meal plans are a way to be organized and keep a budget in track. 1. baked potato bar : potatoes, Broccoli , chili, sour cream, cheese butter 2. pizza 3. spaghetti, meatballs, bread , green salad 4. chicken pot pie 5. sloppy joes, French fries, fruit salad 6. nachos, tomato, cheese, taco meat, peppers, chilies…