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September Food Stamp Challenge - September 27
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      0 comments

Only three more days of this challenge! Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - salad of 1 cup chicken, 4 tablespoons mayo, a squirt of mustard, and 8 oz tomato Supper - ZUCCHINI BEEF PIE I was going to have a salad with supper, but th... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 26
Monday, September 26, 2016      1 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - gnawings on chicken bones - I'm guessing I got between one and two cups of meat Snack - 1 cup homemade bone broth Supper - 1/2 pound (raw weight) ground beef, 1/3 zucchini (300 grams), 1/2 (50 grams) ... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 25
Monday, September 26, 2016      2 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - salad of 1 c chicken, 1 egg, 5 T mayo, a squirt of mustard, and 262 gr tomato Supper - 1/2 pound (raw weight) hamburger and some leftover veggies (51 gr onion, 1/4 (26 gr) red bell pepper, 1/4 (50 gr) toma... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - Summary to date
Sunday, September 25, 2016      0 comments

Total cost of this week's food - $23.67 Average daily cost of this week's food - $3.38 Total cost of this month's food to date - $77.51 Average daily cost of food this month to date - $3.10 Friday's protein binge sure messed ... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 24
Sunday, September 25, 2016      0 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - 150 gr zucchini, 25 gr red bell pepper, 50 gr onion, 50 gr tomato, all sauteed in a tablespoon of coconut oil, then scrambled into 3 eggs plus some leftover scrambled eggs and sausage from yesterday Supper... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 23
Saturday, September 24, 2016      1 comments

Another protein binge day. I wonder if I'm not getting enough protein on a regular basis and so I feel this need to binge on protein periodically? Or on something else that I get - or think I'll get - from the meat? Don't know. At least I'm not ... Read more
Food Stamp Challenge - September 22
Thursday, September 22, 2016      0 comments

Breakfast - a big mug of tea with 1 ounce cream and a couple of squirts of liquid splenda (it was a cold and dismal morning!) Lunch - taco salad (minus the chips) at a restaurant before playing bridge Supper - 5 eggs poached in 73 gram... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 21
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      2 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - 5 eggs scrambled in 1 tablespoon coconut oil Supper - leftover pot roast Total cost of today's food - $2.10 Total protein for the day - 68 grams Not a great day for nutrition, but I just was... Read more
TACO SEASONING
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      1 comments

TACO SEASONING (adapted from allrecipes.com) 1/4 cup chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 teaspoons paprika 2 tablespoons ground cumin ... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 20
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      1 comments

Breakfast - 4 eggs scrambled in 2 T drippings (yes, I ate breakfast today!) Lunch - 2 cups broth (from cooking the pork the other day), the last 4 ounces (raw weight) of the pork, 1/2 cup (raw) chard (from my garden), 100 grams tomatoes (fr... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 19
Monday, September 19, 2016      1 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - 4 eggs scrambled in 2 tablespoons drippings with leftovers from last night (hamburger, onion, zucchini, tomato) Supper - 12 oz (raw weight) leftover boneless country style pork ribs, 150 grams broccoli, 2 ... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 18
Monday, September 19, 2016      1 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - EASIER CHEESY EGGPLANT, 1 hard-boiled egg, 1 T mayo Supper - 8 oz hamburger, 50 gr onion, 200 gr tomato, 200 gr zucchini, 1 oz cheddar, less about 1/5 of the above because it was too much Snack (at br... Read more
EASIER CHEESY EGGPLANT
Sunday, September 18, 2016      0 comments

Easier than what, you ask? Than cooking it the way the original recipe said to. The original recipe called for scooping the eggplant out of the shells, cooking the rest of it up, stuffing the mixture back into the shells, putting the stuffed she... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - Summary to date
Saturday, September 17, 2016      2 comments

Eighteen days (I started on August 31), total costs of $53.84, average daily cost of $2.99. And that includes Mom's supper the other day.... Read more
September Food Stamp Challenge - September 17
Saturday, September 17, 2016      0 comments

Breakfast - none - IF Lunch - 200 grams zucchini and 50 grams onion sauteed in 2 tablespoons beef drippings, then scrambled into 4 eggs Supper - a pound (raw weight) of boneless country style pork ribs, 100 grams broccoli, 1 tablespoon... Read more

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