Sunday, January 6, 2013

Using the Stockpile, Day 6: No Shopping; Crockpot Chicken

Last night, I made another loaf of honey oat bread with flax and beer (recipe). We had this for breakfast and snacks today. 

For dinner, I took a full chicken from the freezer (thawed in fridge for 2 days) and put it in the crockpot with potatoes, carrots, celery and smothered it in Penzey's BBQ spice and then poured a can of beer around it and let it cook on low.  I will be using the chicken, which falls right off the bone in the crock pot, for recipes later on this week.  Here's a previous post on slow cooking chicken.

I also made "avocado pudding"... really, it may look gross, but it is SO rich and full of flavor.  I used 1 tbs of cocoa, 1 tbs of honey, 1 tbs of Justin's Almond Nut Butter (I got this at Vitacost) and mashed 1/2 an avocado into it and then sprinkled some salt.  Mix it real good and eat.  I probably have two more tablespoons of cocoa left before it's gone, so I hope to have that gone by the end of the month!  Here's a recipe I kinda followed online.

Total spent on food outside of stockpile:
Today:  $0
This Month:  $22.33
Goal:  Spend under $100 for January, but under $50 would be awesome!
Stockpile items demolished:  1 box of Kraft Mac & Cheese, 1 jar of Patak's Sauce, 1 bag of granola, 1 bag of protein powder, 1 rogue squash, 1 package of chicken breast, 1 package of Hormel deli pepperoni, 1 tube of crescent rolls, 1 package of bacon, 1 bag of shredded cheese, 1 package of Knorr rice sides, 1 big jar of Jif peanut butter, 1 jar of honey, 1 bag of flour, 1 box of crackers, 1 box of granola/snack bar, 2 freezer steaks, 1 bag of Gevalia coffee, 2 gallons of milk, 1 jar of Jif hazelnut spread, 1 box of cereal, 1 whole freezer chicken, 4 misc. beers.

To see day 5, go here.
To see day 4, go here.
To see day 3, go here.
To see day 2, go here.
To see day 1, go here.
To see the original post, go here!  I will be updating daily and at the end of the month I'll post new pictures. Pin It

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