Anyway...after reading through the various articles in this book, I was inspired to take a snapshot of the Crew's own weekly food consumption. So, while Claude and I were putting away our groceries yesterday morning we set out all that we plan to eat in the coming week and got a quick photo.
Total Cost of One Week's Worth of Groceries for 2 adults, 4 children (1-6 years old), and 1 infant: $130.00
*Items not shown in photo.
Chips, Graham crackers, Ritz crackers, Granola bars, Popcorn, Pickles
Bread and Other Grains ($18)
Cheerios, Bread (1 loaf store bought; 3 loaves homemade), Corn tortillas, Brown rice, Whole wheat pasta, Oats, *Flour and other bread-making ingredients, *Hamburger buns
Protein--Meat, Beans, Etc. ($17)
Eggs, Garbanzo beans, Peanut butter, *Refried beans (homemade), *Black bean burgers (homemade), *Hamburger patties, Ground turkey
Greek yogurt, Whole milk, Sour cream, Cottage cheese, *Grated mozzarella cheese, *Grated cheddar cheese
Fruit and Vegetables ($27)
Strawberries, Bananas, Lettuce, Watermelon, Tomato, Jalapeno, Carrots, Mandarin oranges, Apples, Zucchini, Cucumber, *Broccoli (frozen), *Blueberries (frozen)
Prepared Foods ($7)
Granola (store bought), Macaroni and Cheese
Ice cream, *Chocolate chips
Canned Items ($11)
Salsa, Tomato sauce (for pizza), Tomato sauce (for pasta), Olives, Tuna, Diced tomatoes
Ketchup, Mustard, Taco sauce, Chili sauce, Barbecue sauce, Oil, Vinegar
How about you? What does your family eat in a week?