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HEALTHY FOOD TRADER JOES HAUL + EASY MONEY SAVING BUDGET TIPS | SCCASTANEDA

**HEALTHY FOOD TRADER JOES HAUL + EASY MONEY SAVING BUDGET TIPS | SCCASTANEDA**



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Todays video will cover my latest healthy food haul from Trader Joes. I will also be sharing my top easy money saving budget tips and tricks you need to know before going food shopping! Im going to show you how to use the food you have, save the money you need, and stick to your budget.

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hey guys welcome back to my channel I'm Sonia and today's video is going to be another food haul and I'm really excited about this because a lot of you guys actually really enjoy these videos and have been requesting them in the comments section of my previous videos so here is another one and I'm also going to be sharing some tips tricks and also money-saving strategy before going to the market I know it sounds like really technical and really serious but it's not it's really easy and all I'm gonna do is share the ways that I'm saving money and the way that I am really getting full use of everything that I buy at the market so it's really helpful I learned a lot of things from girlfriends my mom or on Pinterest believe it or not and so yeah I cannot wait to get into this video but before we do that don't forget to like share and also subscribe to this channel if you have not already and let's get started okay so before we get into the video I'm going to share a few of my tips and tricks it's definitely more than just couponing because some stores you can't coupon so what I suggest doing is downloading some apps that are gonna help you either make some lists and really utilize everything that you already have in your refrigerator or in your pantry and make meals going off of that so all you'll need to do is buy rice or all you need to do is buy the meat for the protis you already have in your refrigerator so it's really really handy to write it out map it out kind of meal plan before going to the grocery store now I did this in my last grocery run so instead of having like four or five bags I only had two bags of groceries which is like unheard of for me now this video is not sponsored I'm just telling you one woman to another one mom to another this is like the best thing ever also depending on the stores that you guys go to you might have coupons either online or in mailers that come you know in the mail or you can also download apps for that particular grocery store but today I did go to Trader Joe's and unfortunately there's not you know a ton you can do as far as coupon cutting and things like that but I feel that following them on Instagram and following their fan pages on Instagram has really helped me to discover new items and then also see what's on sale so I can hurry up and go and take advantage of those cool cut downs I know places like bonds they actually keep track of the items that you purchase and if you are a repeat offender which I feel like all of us are all like creatures of habit and buy a lot of the same things over and over again they will actually send you notifications or emails through the app or through your email and give you coupons on the things that you already buy thanks to using a Club Card which also saves you money for Trader Joe's I had to implement the whole meal planning situation so I know this haul is gonna be super duper random but I promise I'm actually making meals so if you guys would like to see like what my family eats in a day I can definitely do that for you guys so the first thing I'm gonna talk about are the things that I bought that are frozen which is not very much because I don't like to buy too much frozen food but you know gotta live especially as working moms who are super busy there are really good options for frozen food so there is no judgment here and if anybody wants to judge take it so wrap so the first thing that I always buy at Trader Joe's that have to be rice these cook in about 3 minutes and they're super affordable and but I love this jasmine rice Jude loves this jasmine rice and it goes with every dish you can think of especially this chicken teriyaki this mandarin orange chicken they actually sell these to come items the same brand and everything after Vaughan's and i think it's about 4 dollars more expensive can you imagine that I know it's kind of shocking when I find something at Trader Joe's that's less expensive there than it is at Vons or Albertsons because I feel like a lot of people have it in their head that everything at Trader Joe's is so expensive but if you shop right I'm telling you it can be affordable and the last frozen item that I bought was these multigrain toaster waffles so their frozen waffle and I just pop them into the toaster chop them up in Jerusalem with a light you know syrup or what have you and I think that's syrup like I think I got this at Trader Joe's as well so this is the maple syrup that I got I hate people syrup this smell seriously grosses me out and then also when I'm making a salad I cut things up and instead of you know if you're only using a part of your onion you're not gonna throw it away you're gonna want to keep it so what I do is I make your goal kind of like salad kits so here's like some greens I also have a half of onion a quarter of a pair and a lime and this will help me create a salad in like two minutes next up we have some pork chops and another money-saving tips is to actually pick them up and sift through them I've also taught this trick to Jude so he rummages through them as well now when you're buying meat you want to pay attention to a couple of things number one the price obviously because they do market by price over at Trader Joe's and this one in particular is eight dollars in one sense but there were some there were fourteen dollars for three pieces so this is three pieces that only eight dollars and then you're also going to pay attention to the date that it's suggested to buy now I like to go to the back of like the stack of meat and grab those because the ones in the back are the ones that are the freshest so you're gonna grab those those ones are going to expire in like a week not in like a day so you'll make sure you pay attention to that now I also got some strawberries Cato friendly not keto friendly but Sonia friendly is my favorite fruit ever next to go I have US but I never see them unless they're at a farmers market and some fresh sliced mangoes Jude picked these little mini heirloom tomatoes he loves these and who seriously could not wait to eat them on the way home like hey they're not great he's eating on my grapes speaking of grapes I also got this medley of seedless grapes so you have like the dark almost black grapes the green ones and then also some purple yeah my mouth is literally watering from the mango so good I also got Calloway caviar which is my favorite salsa I also got the candied walnuts which is going to be amazing on any like beet salad Paris salad strawberry salad oh good you guys um also I got this little package of olives which I'm gonna tear up after I'm finished filming this I also got some organic fat-free milk this is the boys favorite I can drink milk cuz I will explode I got some butter lettuce which I usually buy like butter lettuce that's living on the root still because I feel like it's still crispy and still got some life in there um but I'm gonna tear it up so doesn't matter so here's a bag of butter lesson is only like a dollar ninety-nine really good price because the living butter lettuce is like six or seven dollars I also got some 100% cranberry juice this stuff is so strong you guys we had a little sip and we had to dilute it so much like I feel like I will have to get like maybe halfway and then fill the rest of it with water and shake it up because it's so so strong knife definitely recommend using the hunt percent cranberry juice and not the cocktail juice because it's literally just a whole jar sugar I also got a Persian cucumber I got this bell pepper which is gonna go amazing in pasta or salad I got some line because this is the main ingredient in all of my fellow dressings I got a dab of organic thrown brown blue corn tortilla chips to go with my cowboy caviar so good you guys and lastly I got some chocolate coz Jude was harassing me about it so this is just there Trader Joe's crispy rice milk chocolate and that's it hopefully you guys enjoy this video I know I did I love seeing food halls and if you guys have a channel let me know in the comments down below as well maybe if you guys have some time you can check out those channels and I would love to support other people who are here on YouTube my friend Christine also does food haul so check out her link in the description box down below if you guys are on Weight Watchers or just looking for some new items to add to grocery list sharing is caring so I love you guys so much thank you so much for watching and I can't wait to see you guys in the next one hi

Grocery Haul for One | $50 Monthly Budget | STACEY FLOWERS

**Grocery Haul for One | $50 Monthly Budget | STACEY FLOWERS**



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Grocery shopping on a Dave Ramsey inspired zero-base budget can be tasty if it’s a budget grocery haul. This grocery haul for one is a monthly grocery haul on a budget. Made much easier by meal planning for one and grocery shopping on a budget. My secret to success is meal prep and budget grocery shopping.

What I eat in a day is coming up! If you have any questions leave them in the comments below.

Monthly Grocery Budget: $50.00
Stores: Whole Foods + Marianos
Camera: Sony a5100

I am a student of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace Univerity and on a journey to become debt free. By budgeting monthly and tracking my expenses I’m learning how to become debt free and live my life by cash. Budgeting for beginners is mostly what you’ll find in my videos.

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WATCH MY FINANCIAL PEACE JOURNEY FROM THE BEGINNING

My Debt Story: How I Fell Back into $208,453.27 Debt Part 1

My Money Story: How I Fell Back into $208,453.27 Debt Part 2

First Budget On My Debt Free Journey

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Disclaimer: Honesty is awesome, so I share numbers and dollars in this post. I trust you’ll honor my honesty. Just so we’re clear, everything written here is based on my personal experiences + opinions. Not everything I say here will work for you, but I have faith that you’ll take the information presented and apply some of it to your own finances in a new and creative way.
this beautiful colorful basket I'm so excited about all these hello and welcome back to my channel my name is Stacy flowers and I am a student of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University and on a journey to become a 100% debt-free my current debt is over one hundred and eighty three thousand dollars I am on baby step number two to repay 100 percent of my debts I earn an income of anywhere between 1,500 and 2,000 dollars on average a month working part-time and running my company quarter time in this video I'm going to be sharing with you my July 2018 grocery haul so if you are interested in that please keep watching let's take a look at what I have here in the cabinet I've been starting a little bit of work on organizing my pantry I got a gift card from Target and so I bought these although I don't think that they're going to be large enough and I think I'm just going to switch over to a hundred percent mason jars but I have a little bit of black beans I have a little bit of quinoa rice this is the last amount of my oats I have angel hair pasta that I purchased to make homemade ramen noodles I still have my banana rings that I just have not even from my last grocery haul and then I have a couple of broth and so let's talk about the broth really quick because a lot of you guys suggested bouillon cubes and when I first moved in I went I got beef and chicken yes beef and chicken bullion cubes and I put it in my red beans and I put it in my black beans and it was absolutely delicious however what happened was is I was out myself like every time I would eat like a bowl cuz you know I have it for like lunch and dinner so like I eat it a lot but every time I would eat it I would get overwhelmingly tired like even when I would eat it at work oh god why am I so tired why am I so tired enough let me look at my ingredients and when I looked at the bullion cubes there is soy but I can't remember how I don't know if it's a soy oil or soy bean I'm not 100% for sure but I just my body doesn't have a good reaction to soy so I can't use bullion cubes with soy in it and I haven't found young-kyu that doesn't have soy in it so if you guys have a recommendation I'm totally open to not using these to save money but I think people this is just something people will say oh you can get that cheaper at this place and you're right but you have to ask yourself why is it cheaper at other places it's not always just cheaper at other places because one store you know branding and marketing and it's organics sometimes it's cheaper because they're using lower quality products in addition to the thing so like for example like seasonings like sometimes when you're purchasing seasonings you're not just purchasing that seasoning you're purchasing that seasoning but they blend up other things that are tasteless but like provide the bulk so that would be my recommendation it's just I understand that there are a thousand ways to make my grocery shopping even less expensive than what it is at fifty dollars a month but me making some of those decisions winds up being the wrong decision for me because there are products that I don't want to consume and in me purchasing something cheaper I'm unintentionally consuming those products for example the bulan cubes where you can get like ten versions of this box of broch but in you getting those ten versions you're also getting the who humping of soy and if you don't eat soy you know that becomes a problem so I have chicken broth I have beef broth and then here I have some coconut bases and I'm a little bit of popcorn summarising corn mill rice flour a bread crumb with baking soda our seasonings I'm doing pretty good with seasonings have smoked paprika I have a little time ground cumin ground cinnamon pepper lemon pepper adobo this is I still have tons of that tumeric left bay leaves and a piece off from my auntie and then here in the cabinet sort of the same things the olive oil from May grapeseed oil and most of these things really aren't going down because I haven't really been cooking I haven't been cooking at home because it is really hot but also last month is my birthday month and I went out quite a lot so that's what having the cabinet let's take a look in the free refrigerator so in the refrigerator I have some celery but this is going to be turned into vegetable stock because it's just I left it in here too long these carrots may still be good so I may pull those and turn those into some snacks some sweet peppers which I'm super excited about did buy a little bit of kale I don't like the prepackaged kale I'm gonna finish eating it but I don't like the prepackaged kale I have a container of red beans a container of black beans little coconut milk that's leftover in a water pitcher not particularly satisfied with that water pitcher I'm so I likely will switch that out little bit of banana peppers have some red roasted peppers a little bit of almond milk and a little salad dressing and I'm running out of this is a little bit of frozen kale that's from that bag just because I knew I wasn't going to eat through it because I don't really like it very much but I don't want to waste it I don't know if you can freeze kale and maintain its nutrients but we shall see peas and a little bit of corn left so there are quite a few things that I will be getting from the grocery store today and yeah so there are quite a few things that will I'll be getting from the grocery store and I will also be getting some like mason jars to store things because I really want to switch over to not using as much plastic since I'm in my own home so let's go to the grocery store so I had all the plans and all the plans were to go to three different stores and then out of nowhere I don't even know if you guys can hear me but out of nowhere this brain came out of no way what I took my Mecca and I've been in the car now [Applause] these are a little darker one of the things that I am trying to figure out is how to cut all soy ouch I don't know if you guys can see that but the second ingredient second or first ingredient for most of all these male is soybean oil and I don't respond very well to soy so I'm gonna try this is the only one that I've found that doesn't have soy oil listed as an ingredient so I'll let you guys know this brand may actually be better I found another one that doesn't have soy in it from him but this has eggs in it and I prefer to not have eggs they make me a little sluggish but this one here is specifically says no GMO and egg free so I actually think we're going to go with this Mayo I'm kind of stoked about that a little closer and right here I don't know if you guys can see that it says it may contain soy and I'm thinking that that is because of where it's manufactured you know how like sometimes things are manufactured near each other which for me may contain soy is way better than soybean oil being the first ingredient so I'm gonna go ahead and try this and this speed the booty some wholefoods chickpeas red pepper flakes red beans popcorn oats and black bean I'm at the last store and I have my little bag with my cash envelopes out these are my original cash envelopes from Dave Ramsey and I'm at the third store today and I have you can see that in there I have 25 dollars left to get me some vegetables which primarily decorates my bases of oatmeal and beans every single day and quinoa this budget is $50 but I do think that I'm gonna increase my grocery budget to 75 right now I'm just in the habit of shopping at 50 and until I get a little bit more comfortable with my kitchen I don't want to waste so you guys saw when I was looking through my kitchen that and I mean technically it won't go to waste but I have carrots i have celery and a couple of peppers that went bad and I don't like that so I don't want that to happen and for that reason the other 25 if I do use it in this budget I'll just use it later on in the month if it comes up but if it doesn't then you know fifty dollars it is so let's go see beautiful color Pro basket I'm so excited about all these green I'm a pineapple and peaches so you guys can see that on the ground there this is what I got for my fifty dollar grocery haul with the exception of the mason jars because those were part of my household pantry that I got um because she's very hot all those stairs I got those so that I could make my to go salads but also so that could fill out my pantry so I'm kind of super pumped about that it is much much later in the day you can't really tell because it's been raining and whatnot but it's super hot so I am going to first watch them sorry guys I'm going to who first I feel like my my face is falling off me okay I'm gonna first wash my mason jars just a little I can as I'm preparing food I literally have a place to be able to put the food in and then I'm gonna show you guys what I got so this is July's summers grocery calls and I'll start down here I got my thing of almond milk got a very large container of strawberries this and this came from Walmart as well as this celery came from Walmart and it's funny that I have so much celery I'm not really a celery fan but it seasons things well and I'm making a lot of like cold salads like cauliflower salad and pasta salad and stuff like that and it seasons it really well I got a 1 bunch of spinach have a head of romaine lettuce I got two things of golden beets so this has two on it this has three on it got a pineapple I've got three stalks of our three heads of corn on the cob yellow pepper orange pepper red pepper green pepper these red pepper flakes are from Whole Foods I have three yellow onions because I'm still eating onion rings but also seasoning two peaches a head of cauliflower some rotini noodles tricolor for my pasta salad mustard garlic and this just Mayo and again this is gonna be for my pasta salad as well as for my cauliflower salad and then from Whole Foods I got red beans black beans red pepper flakes popcorn oatmeal and a little bit of gum bark the chickpea so now it's time to put all these dishes so what I'm doing in this jar is I'm just taking this celery that has died I'm washing it and I and I'm just chopping it up a little bit and I'm putting it in here because I'm going to and I wish I would have got to it just a little sooner but what I'm gonna do is when I get ready to make my vegetable broth I'm gonna use these veggie scraps in the vegetable broth so I put everything away we'll bring a couple of strawberries my pineapple will sit here a peaches here my corn on the cob here we look in the fridge you have my almond milk down here but this is what the fridge looks like the kale snacks are there this here is spinach it's just strawberry and then that's lettuce back there etc etc and then we go to the freezer oh there was something I forgot to show you guys I had sweet potatoes down here I keep forgetting that I have sweet potatoes down there so just so you know have sweet potatoes then we have what the pantry looks like here for the most part everything up here is the same I just move things up that's the red beans that I got from Whole Foods and this behind here leftover black beans and some new my onions are here this is a little piece of garlic old popcorn etc so this is where we are right yeah amazing super fantastic spectacular people that is my July 2018 these are so sweet grocery haul it was a very difficult one to film but I'm glad I did it I'm glad I've been able to find my mason jars so that is all that I have for you to them thank you so much for watching until next time I watch you all this

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Grocery Haul for One | $50 Monthly Budget | STACEY FLOWERS

**Grocery Haul for One | $50 Monthly Budget | STACEY FLOWERS**



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Grocery shopping on a Dave Ramsey inspired zero-base budget can be tasty if it’s a budget grocery haul. This grocery haul for one is a monthly grocery haul on a budget. Made much easier by meal planning for one and grocery shopping on a budget. My secret to success is meal prep and budget grocery shopping.

What I eat in a day is coming up! If you have any questions leave them in the comments below.

Monthly Grocery Budget: $50.00
Stores: Whole Foods + Marianos
Camera: Sony a5100

I am a student of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace Univerity and on a journey to become debt free. By budgeting monthly and tracking my expenses I’m learning how to become debt free and live my life by cash. Budgeting for beginners is mostly what you’ll find in my videos.

SIGN UP for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University:

DOWNLOAD reflection questions, budget forms, and budget with me next month. Sign Up HERE:

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WATCH MY FINANCIAL PEACE JOURNEY FROM THE BEGINNING

My Debt Story: How I Fell Back into $208,453.27 Debt Part 1

My Money Story: How I Fell Back into $208,453.27 Debt Part 2

First Budget On My Debt Free Journey

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Disclaimer: Honesty is awesome, so I share numbers and dollars in this post. I trust you’ll honor my honesty. Just so we’re clear, everything written here is based on my personal experiences + opinions. Not everything I say here will work for you, but I have faith that you’ll take the information presented and apply some of it to your own finances in a new and creative way.
and welcome back to my channel my name is Stacey flowers and I'm a student of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University and I'm on a journey to become a 100% debt free in my starting debt is one hundred and eighty four thousand six hundred and seventy seven dollars and twenty seven cents I am currently on baby step number one to save five hundred dollars and that's because my income is under twenty thousand dollars a year I work part-time and I earn anywhere between one thousand and twelve hundred dollars a month in this video I am going to show you all a grocery haul and I am spending for the month a fifty dollar grocery budget many people ask how I'm able to keep my grocery budget so small and part is because I shop for one person and then two it's because I do a lot of planning so if you are interested in seeing all that I'm able to buy with my monthly grocery budget please stay tuned so the first thing that I do whenever I am preparing for my grocery haul is I check my cabinets just to sort of see where my stock is that so I'm going to show you guys a little bit of what that looks like before I make a list I always go to the grocery store with a list and whatnot so this is my seasoning cabinet and um these are like oils and stuff and here's some seasonings down here I'm pre did this before I came on here so I already know but I would like pull something out like this this is smoked paprika I use this a lot to season my vegetables so I know I need some smoked paprika I come over here to this cabinet which is kind of like my main cabinet and I sort of like check the stock that I have here and these are just bags this for storage um I'm gonna switch them out to mason jars but like this is like self-rising flour this is corn starch I have some pancake mix so like you see how low my pancake mix is I know I'm gonna need to get some more pancake mix come up to my second shelf these right now I have mung beans and I have Black Eyed Peas but I don't have any other beans left so I'm gonna get some beans this is kelp this is a seasoning it probably should be on the seasoning side I need some more coconut oil I'm down to one box of broth I'm trying to keep that up there one box of broth so I know I need to get more broth then I have a bag of quinoa which is good I'm good on quinoa I have two different bags of rice that's because this rice is amazing and I didn't know that rice is okay but this rice is amazing so but I'm if you see I'm doing pretty good on rice and then I have my super large bag of non-gmo popcorn which is like the basic snack so I look in here to see just what needs to be restocked or oh I'm sorry I'm bringing the camera close to my face I'm sorry just to see what needs to be restocked and then after I look at what needs to be restocked I come here and I actually just make a very easy grocery list and so just put my budget up there and then the seasonings that I need to Merrik smoked paprika garlic the beans that I need to replace the broth stocks and bases that I need and then some of the veggies that I'm gonna get and then other things I do look in my refrigerator I try to buy my fruits and vegetables the week that I'm not even really fruits but my vegetables the week that I'm gonna use them but if you just look in my refrigerator feeling you can see I'm down to little to nothing over here on the door I keep just a few things some roasted peppers and then there's usually banana peppers here I don't have any right now a little bit of ginger so I'm definitely gonna be getting some banana peppers I probably should organize this a little bit better for you guys but you get the gist then I go to the freezer and in the freezer this shelf is my shelf in the freezer and it's pretty bare but I cook with a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables so that's why but I do have a big bag of mixed vegetables if I'm gonna make some fried rice and then I have a bag of peas I really like peas and then these are some of the freezer meals these are two that are left over from the bags that I froze from my grocery haul for the month of February so I have a bag of quinoa and as you can see this is a pretty big bag so this will probably give me two lunches and a dinner and then here are some black beans which would probably allow me to make a couple of Buddha bowls or or something like that but those are my leftover freezer bags so I just double-check all of that before I head to the store so that that way you know while I'm at the store I'm not over buying or under buying anything and for the most part I re in my mind have ideas of what the meals are gonna be I have a very it's a very simple diet for me everything is about flavor so yeah let's go every time I come it's down this is one this is two this is how good this tumor good every time I come in here there's nothing I'm gonna see if I can get them to ground me up some tumeric because that's all I came here for what tumeric but I have to come to the store with a list because do I want these spiralize beets and yes am I gonna get them no well their vegetables are on sale so I'm gonna get because it was originally 249 a pound for sweet potatoes but I'm gonna go ahead and give me some of these sweet potatoes for a dollar ninety-nine a pound how much they would be in the store I spent $18 and 86 cents which seems like a lot but I got my favorite seasoning that makes me feel amazing and I got for being phases that will turn into meals throughout the month and I got no actually I got two beans that will turn into meals throughout the month then I got chickpeas that will kind of turn into texture for the things that I'm gonna make meals out of and I got a head of spinach and I got some yams so that's gonna be some amazing delicious flavors and I can't wait to show you guys what I do with the rest of my so these sweet potatoes are 69 cents a pound the other ones were a dollar ninety ninety pound so I'm gonna get some potatoes out of here and I'm gonna return the other potatoes these golden beets I'm on the phone with my best friend right now she told me that I'm gonna just be super pumped about them I have never had golden beets before but I love beets probably the most expensive thing in my budget these sweet peppers they are either gonna be she 399 or $4.99 but I love them they're I am back and I'm going to show you all what I was able to get with my girl Sri ha if you noticed I talked about how my Mariano's which is just the basic grocery store that they have here in Chicago how some of the items that I had purchased from Whole Foods they had a cheaper at Mariano's and so I bought them for Mariano's and returned them to Whole Foods so at Whole Foods I got a refund for 8 dollars and 98 cents because I took back the sweet potatoes and the bunch of spinach which is perfect because I believe that that puts me on budget but in the meantime let's take a look at everything that I was able to purchase although it doesn't look like there's much on the table this is gonna turn into several meals for me throughout the month so the big thing that I have are different being so I have red beans I have garbanzo beans or chickpeas and I also have black beans each of these makes several several meals I have a bunch of spinach that I'll be able to use I have a little bit of Brussels sprouts I have golden beets and I also have red beets and then I have one five sweet potatoes and that's these are gonna be amazing I'm super excited about that also have a red onion a white onion for flavoring tumeric and the tumeric goes for flavoring on some of the soups of the beans and the salads that I make as well as the almond milk that excuse me the golden milk that I have in the morning pepper rings because I really like banana peppers I'm gonna have some broth to make sure that gets some seasoning better flavors in my soups and beans have peanut butter which really just serves as a dessert if I'm being 100% honest and then I have a little bit of almond milk that just gives me something to sip on as well as serves as the base for my golden milk in the morning and then I have two how many ounces I have two 2.5 gallons of water the total is the total is 50 to 67 so I'm over budget so I will be returning probably one of these gallons of water and then that will put me right at $50 but if you notice I also returned a couple of items from Whole Foods I'm not above returning things because I rather be on budget so it's 50 to 67 and that probably just happened again because I went to two different stores and bought items at one store that I wasn't originally planning on purchasing and then in me doing the math at my head thinking the calculation would even out it didn't do that so yeah that's what I have for the grocery haul now I kind of want to show you guys because right now when you're looking at everything it looks like nothing but that's also because so much of it isn't prepped so I want to show you some of the preparations that I make so that that way I can actually start enjoying some of the food and so what I'm going to fast forward through quickly and show you guys are just how I would prepare and prepare how I would prepare this food so that that way for the next four weeks I have stuff to munch on and add to my different bootable salads etc etc [Applause] [Applause] looking in the refrigerator I just want to show you guys this real quick short of where the prep goes so you guys know I bought a little bit of water that I'll have these are the beans that I took out from before that I'm going to snack on with the leftover steak that I have there's the almond milk that I purchased that makes sort of my drinks in the morning and then here at the top these are some of the things that I prep so this is the garlic that's the spinach here's some Brussels sprouts here are the diced sweet potatoes I have this sweet potato half that I'm gonna turn into sweet potato toast for breakfast and then I have my sweet peppers back there so I kind of stick with the items that are on this shelf and then the stuff that I have in my pantry know you guys have seen me do my grocery haul we take these out I've been talking to my best friend you guys see me do my grocery haul you've seen me prep red beans kitchen seek red beans and rice that I'm gonna prepare for tomorrow you've seen me prep some garlic you've seen me watch my spinach you've also seen me prepare a little bit of sweet potatoes that I can toss into any of my Buddha bowls for the rest of the week and I hope that that is insightful for you guys just sort of understand how I eat off of right around like thirty to fifty dollars a month and I eat really really hearty flavors I do have a couple of videos coming where I'm going to show you guys what I eat in a day so you can see how these portions work out that's how I go grocery shopping and that's how I prepare my food on the day that the groceries come in the really great way to get the most bang for your buck with any of the food that you're buying whether you're buying the vegetables that you see me buy the beans and the vegetables or you're buying packaged foods is to prepare the food for cooking because I think it's the convenience the lack of convenience is what prevents us from being really economical with our budgets and as you guys see I have rice making I have beans prepared and I have so many vegetables chopped up in pre-washed so it's like literally just grab and go throw things in those are my sweet potatoes that are done now so until next time if you guys like this video give it a thumbs up subscribe to my channel and share it with all your friends if you want to see something specific please be sure to leave me a comment below or if you're looking for any other details with respect to my groceries hauls let me know and I'll see you guys in the next game