Monday, May 5, 2014

Menu Plan: May 4, 2014

-pb and homemade gifted boysenberry jelly sandwiches, homemade Choc Chip Granola Bars
-fried eggs (our birds), homemade Sourdough Wheat Bread, home-canned apple butter
snacks:lemonade   (not the most nourishing day, but we were on the go- frugally!)
total approx. daily cost: $3.00
-Rye Porridge (someone gave me the rye, their family didn't like it- yay me!)
-Venison Stew, Sourdough Wheat Bread w/ Watermelon Jelly (stew- free venison, onion, a leftover nub of cabbage, free mushrooms (farmer), a stick of celery, and carrots and their tops from the garden- pennies to make, jelly homemade from bartered watermelon last year)
-Baked Kickin' Chicken Thighs, greens and onions from the garden, last 2 giant sweet potatoes from another gardener (only 4 here tonight- 1.5 lbs chicken at .99lb, split the sweet potatoes in halves)
snacks:kefir-blueberry smoothies (homemade kefir, berries a gift from someone cleaning out a freezer, will have a handful of spinach blended in from the garden too)
total approx. daily cost:  $2.75
-Oatmeal w/ frozen (gifted) berries
-fried eggs (our chickens), home-canned applesauce and apple butter, Country White Bread
-Venison Stir Fry (venison free, mushrooms free, greens from the garden, .50cents worth of frozen veggies, rice bought in bulk), home-canned Cinnamon Apples
snacks: tortilla chips w/ home-canned Fermented Bean Dip
total approx. daily cost: $2.00
-eggs, toasted Country White Bread, gifted boysenberry jelly
-Zucchini Soup (zukes shredded in the freezer from garden last year, green onions from garden) Sourdough Wheat Bread, Blackberry Jam
-Spaghetti, Birthday Cake and Ice Cream
snacks:cake and ice cream!
total approx. daily cost: $6.75
-Scrambled Omelets (eggs from our chicks, peppers frozen last year, onions), toasted Country White Bread, home-canned Lemon-Balm Jelly
-1/2 recipe: Cream of Pea Soup, grilled cream cheese sandwiches on homemade bread (cream cheese bought on clearance at .25 per pack)
-3 Bean Meatless Chili with Jalepeno-Cheddar Cornbread
snacks: Homemade Fruity Yogurt
total approx. daily cost: $3.25
-Masa Porridge
-Grilled Cream Cheese Sandwiches, leftover cup of chili
-Chick Pea Stew (from dried beans, garden greens and onions, celery stick, carrots from garden), fried cornbread (some with honey for dessert)
snacks: graham crackers and peanut butter
total approx. daily cost: $2.00
-Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
-PB and J sandwiches, pretzels
-turkey, Sweet Potato Casserole, Green Bean Casserole (turkey was given to me, sweet pots were bought on clearnce in #10 can, green beans from garden), Welcome Home Cake
total approx. daily cost: $5.75


Felicias Red Door Life said...

Once again this menu just sounds amazing. I love venison stew it's one of my families favorites.

Donna said...

Thank you Felicia!
We love venison anything, pretty much! So blessed to have been given some this year!