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$90/week is about what I spend pp for my husband & me, but we low-carb so no cheap carbs to fill up on, I buy nice meats, wild fish, lots of produc, almost nothing processed. I try to hit sales, especially for meat.

For breakfast this morning, we had "keto pancakes":

8 eggs
8 oz full-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup ground golden flaxseed
some cinnamon

cooked in coconut oil

topped w/blueberries cooked into a sauce (no sweetener added to pancakes or blueberry sauce). Makes 3 servings apiece, and we love it.

With good coffee & real cream (I've tried many less expensive coffees, but prefer my $9/12 oz stuff, and enjoying my coffee is high value for the hubster & me).

Way more expensive than ordinary pancakes & syrup, coffee & fake "kreme."

Lunch for hubby is fresh greens salad w/tomato, yellow pepper, avocado fresh basil, pumpkin seeds & pricy olive oil. I forgot to bring mine--I'm in the hospital w/my mother awaiting her surgery so will grab something in the cafeteria soon.

Dinner today is almond-crusted baked fish w/roasted broccoli & fresh lemon. Mango for dessert. Not cheap either.

I'm making pot roast later in the week, but I don;t serve it over noodles or mashed potatoes, and include wild mushrooms and wine--so not a really cheap dish either.

I know how to cook cheaply (I was working poor in my 20s), but if I ate like that now, I'd be obese.
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