If YOU had 40 a week to spend on Food
- 08-13-2008, 10:13 PM
- 08-13-2008, 10:28 PM
hmm....$40 isn't much compared to what i usually eat so i'd stick to the basics:
Lg container of plain oatmeal
bag of brown rice
5lbs bulk ground beef 85/15 (leaner = more expensive)
- 08-13-2008, 10:29 PM
08-13-2008, 10:34 PM
08-13-2008, 10:36 PM
sunflower seeds (unsalted)
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08-13-2008, 10:42 PM
08-13-2008, 11:09 PM
08-13-2008, 11:30 PM
08-13-2008, 11:41 PM
If I had $40 to spend on food each week I'd get a better job.
Whole Wheat Pasta
08-13-2008, 11:53 PM
I spend 47 a week on my current diet. Chicken, tuna, pb, string cheese, turkey sausage, eggs, egg beaters, turkey burger, bratwurst and EVOO.
08-14-2008, 01:18 AM
Just buy ALOT of eggs and tuna...im dieting right now and thats all i eat at EVERY meal...it sucks but its very cheap...
08-14-2008, 01:23 AM
Go to Costco, Sams Club or something like that.
Buy the following in bulk:
Tuna, ground beef(70/30), bulk pork, sweet potatoes and vegetables.
You can definitely manage with $40 a week, if you don't mind repetition, I've been eating the same thing day in and day out for the last 3 weeks, either tuna/salmon with mayo, sweet potatoe and veggies or pork chops with sweet potatoes and veggies, it's not the money, I just hate any kind of cooking.
08-14-2008, 01:44 AM
08-14-2008, 02:35 AM
Buy in Bulk at sams club or costco
Omen is a good example of what to do with limited income. I've had this situation before. You can always apply to food stamps if your not making enough. I did and it helped me save 150 $$ a month on food(which was gone in two weeks max)
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08-14-2008, 03:27 AM
I did 35 for a while
oats, tuna, eggs, milk, pasta, peanut butter, cottage cheese, frozen veggies, frozen fruit or bananas
i probably had 4 bowls of oats with peanut butter a day for all of first year (whey when i had it around)
08-14-2008, 03:43 AM
Food in the states is SO cheap. I blew a load when I walked into Costco for the first time when I was over there. They even give you free food at the end of each aisle, just to keep you going. I didn't want to leave!
08-14-2008, 06:15 AM
08-14-2008, 06:21 AM
08-14-2008, 09:07 AM
08-14-2008, 09:24 PM
HAHA ya forty is pretty slim pickins...luckily me and my roomates split the bill though. Im pretty consistent witht what you guys got except i need more fruits and veggies! Thanks for the feedback
08-15-2008, 12:31 AM
08-16-2008, 03:04 AM
08-16-2008, 04:13 AM
08-16-2008, 04:10 PM
I would by a 5lb tub of ON Whey every week, and use it all. Then I would hunt the rest of my food with my bare hands (good cardio), I would eat mostly dear and rabbit. Also instead of mowing my yard I would just sit outside and graze for a couple hours. Anything else if felt hungry for I would just steal from my neighbors house, running from the police is just more cardio.
08-16-2008, 07:45 PM
08-17-2008, 12:48 PM
08-17-2008, 01:42 PM
one bag chicken breast (7 bucks
two boxes turkey burgers (8 bucks
one 5-dozen count egg container (9 bucks
5 bags of beans (3-5 bucks
one 2 lb. bag of corn (3 bucks
one big bag brocolli (3 bucks
one bag cheap apples (3 bucks
one bag brown rice (2 bucks
total is 40 bucks.
08-17-2008, 03:15 PM
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08-18-2008, 12:10 AM
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