Thursday, February 12, 2009

the loot

I noticed something funny while I was grocery shopping tonight -- the produce department's specials for this week included strawberries, blood oranges, red cabbage, red kale, red potatoes, and red chard! A holiday-themed week, for sure!

Anyhow, here's the loot:

example

BULK:
organic "Gold & White" flour
local, organic, fair-trade coffee
"Fantastic Foods" falafel mix

CHEESE:
local sharp cheddar

HERBS & SPICES:
kava kava root

PACKAGED GROCERY:
kalamata olives
artichoke hearts
LaCroix sparkling water
Panda black licorice bar
organic, fire-roasted, crushed tomatoes
organic, lite coconut milk

PRODUCE:
local hydroponic lettuce
organic cucumber
organic bananas
organic kumquats
organic grapefruit
organic lemon
organic limes
organic tangelos
organic dino kale
organic cilantro
local, organic mushrooms
organic red onion
organic shallot
organic green onions
basil
lemongrass
organic grape tomatoes
organic strawberries

REFRIGERATED GROCERY:
organic firm tofu
local, organic heavy whipping cream

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After tonight, I have less than $100 in my grocery budget for the rest of the month! Ouch! How did I let that happen? I guess I'll have to get creative over the next two weeks . . . once I use up all of the delicious food I have on hand, that is!

5 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

Hooray for food-shopping!!

Vegan On Stage said...

i went grocery shopping today too :)

Sharon said...

I love your grocery haul!!!!

Stephen said...

Nice work Catherine. Are those Muir Glen canned tomatoes? They're the bestest.

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