SHOPPINGIt was a pretty usual shop for me this week, I had completely run out of sugar and olive oil.
WHAT I ATE
Pizza on Saturday with Gin and Tonic Cake with Rhubarb Compote for pudding.Sunday was this rice bowl
The black bean and corn that made this up was also used to make wraps for work lunches which I ate with raw vegetables but I forgot to get a photo.
On Monday, I didn’t eat because of the migraine.
But I started Tuesday with rhubarb compote and yogurt and a rhubarb crumble muffin.Tuesday was Chana Masala and a poached egg with cut up vegetables because I couldn’t be bothered with cooking anything.Wednesday was one pot pasta with peppers and tomatoes. This needs a bit more work but it was still pretty good.On Thursday I had mushrooms on toast, of which I forgot to take a photo.
Friday I had pizza!
None really from this week, I didn’t waste anything and didn’t buy anything I didn’t use. I’m finding sticking to £15 a week, easier than I expected and harder. It’s harder to be spontaneous and just go and by a chicken on the way home and it’s easier because I have a core of things that I know are cheap and easy to cook. It’s also been a good way of revised what I think of as a staple, I’m better at not buying stuff unless I have a plan. That applies to things like rice and lentils and flour. Instead of just rebuying when I’ve run out, I only buy it when it’s on the menu plan for the week. That then means that I have the rest for another time but I don’t have to buy it immediately!
BEST THING I ATE
The gin and tonic cake and the rhubarb compote. That was so good, the cake because I wasn’t sure that it would work and it was perfect. The compote because it was my rhubarb as well as being delicious.