Yes yes yes I know I have a fancy new bread machine. I have no excuse at all . Well except that time is something I don't have much of. That's still no excuse. If I made my own I could avoid all this plastic. Anyone have any good tips on what to do with bread bags besides recycle them? I'd love to hear your tips!
I have a Franz Bread Outlet store a few miles from me and this is why I bought these. They have amazing prices and one good thing about bread is that you can freeze it. Here I bought 10 loaves of bread for $12 plus when you spend a certain amount of money they let you take a few for free. Today they let me take 3. Thats 13 items for $12. I make 4 sandwiches each day in my girls lunches. Plus they sometimes have toast for breakfast and they LOVE sourdough toast. This should last us for a while. With these prices I don't go broke.
Organic chard 2/$3
Organic onions $3.99
Bell peppers $2.99
Flax milk $3.99
Liquid Aminos $3.99
Organic chicken breast on bone on sale $4.99 per lb.
Each paper wrapped chicken is about $3.99
Grand total for today $53.90
Peppers-Individual bell peppers are 2/$5. With such a price difference I sent ahead and bought the ones wrapped in plastic. I know it bugs the crud out of me. Thats a $2 price difference though. So I will just suck it up and be annoyed.
Onions-Again bulk onions are $2 or more per pound. I would be spending a good $10 for the same amount of onions. Annoyed by the packaging but again I will suck it up. My friend Beth wouldn't be happy with me. Sorry Beth!!!!
Chicken-My husband is on this food diet which includes lots of protein. These are for him only. 2 weeks ago he paid $5.99 a pound for organic chicken from Costco. Were saving $1 per pound buying it from Whole Foods and no plastic packaging. Woot!
I'm still eating through all the meat I bought and put in the freezer. Using up what we have before I buy anymore. Of course if I come upon a great seasonal deal I will buy some & freeze it. This is how I save $$. Its a process but its well worth it when you save as much money as I have.
Im feeling pretty good about my purchases except for the plastic. As time goes I plan on perfecting this and growing as much food as I can to avoid plastic all together. I'm still learning just like all of you. Lets do this together.