People who have no supplies in the house, often times say "We can't afford to buy extra food." After counting the pennies in this adventure, and it seems to me one cannot afford NOT to have a few extra meals on hand. I spent $238.oo per person in January. That shopping is to last January, February, March, and April. This drops the average to $60.oo per person. This is yet a high figure because the grocery amount included snow shovels, a years supply of several objects including jello, and paper towels. I would expect the monthly average to fall after May shopping trips.
Breakfast: Cherry pie pizza with a side of venison patties. The cherry pie pizza is decadent with cream cheese, cherry pie filling and lots of walnuts. When I serve something so sweet, I also like to serve a protein source. One of my favorites is little hamburger patties of 2-3 ounces each.
Lunch: Red Bean, Black bean, corn and Italian tomato heated and eaten with Indian chapati. Wonderful! Mix everything in a one to one ratio. Add cumin, salt, child powder, and garlic. Enjoy!
Dinner: Chef salads. The last time I purchased lettuce was two weeks ago. I got 3 large tubs of fancy greens from Sams, not so much for the greens as for the containers in which I intend to grow an indoor garden. So we must use a lot of green salad. The chef salads featured sharp Cheddar cheese, strips of fried chicken breast, 1/2 a boiled egg, carrot slices, celery, a green pepper circle, and homemade garlic croutons from the bread that is getting a little stale. Wonderful meal. Lets see if lettuce can be the main ingredient the end of March.