Friday, March 14, 2014

Food Waste Friday and True Food Confessions-March 14, 2014

It's time for Food Waste Friday, when the Frugalgirl encourages us to post pictures from the previous week of wasted food from our household. This accountability hopefully will help us to be more careful with our food and maybe save some money. Also, I am using this public forum to encourage us to eat out less which includes better meal planning. You can follow how we are doing in this endeavor by reading True Food Confessions

This Week's Food Waste

These oranges were good.
The bag of oranges we got this week came with a rotting one. :( However, I cut the rotten part off and cut the rest up for the critters. The birds and squirrels seemed to enjoy it. Otherwise, we did pretty well.

This Week's True Food Confessions
 We had a good week with cooking and eating our meals. However, we had a bad week with picture taking of our meals. Nevertheless, here are a few pictures from last week.

I Spy

 Can you find...

1. A chicken casserole? This was made to use up extra noodles that were found during a pantry clean up. We also had a chili casserole made from leftover chili. Both were tasty and easy to make.

2. Cucumbers? These cucumbers provided a nice counterpoint to the heavier casseroles. They were also a refreshing snack.

3. Roasted broccoli? We also had roasted brussel sprouts. We had been wanting more of these since we bought some very expensive ones at the grocery store a few weeks ago. Brussel sprouts were on sale, so it seemed like the perfect idea. And it was.

4. Juicy fruit? Besides these oranges, we also enjoyed fresh pineapple and apples. The apples were the Pink variety and were a nice combination of sweetness and tartness. They were pretty good for an out-of-season fruit.

5. Walnuts? Even though the squirrels are snatching food from the bird feeders, they are still enjoying nuts from the walnut trees in the back yard.



  1. You even skinned the cucumbers. Way to go! I think I'd like it but am too lazy to do it. :)

    1. I do usually do this because sometimes the peels are covered in wax and/or are bitter. However, I prefer to leave the peels on.


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