Steve Wilson is our VP of Purchasing. He supervises all our buyers that make product decisions every day. He's doing the $4-A-Day Challenge along with all of our executives, and wrote up how he's doing the challenge for us.
Here’s his meal plan and shopping breakdown for the week: Day 1
I did my shopping for the week and here’s what I bought:
Jumbo eggs (12ct) - $1.39
Lettuce - $0.99
Green grapes - $1.99
Tuna (2) - $0.79 ea
FMI Chicken Breast 4# - $6.99 (12-14, 4-5z pieces/bag)
Tomatoes (2) - $0.50
Naked Juice, 32 oz - $1.99 +crv
Total - $16.03
For Day 1, I had free coffee for breakfast and a huge salad with chopped chicken for lunch. $1.99 combined for breakfast and lunch.
Dinner last night was 2 chicken breast, salad and 20 grapes...needless to say my stomach was on empty this morning, but I only spent $1.60.
Breakfast was 3 jumbo scrambled eggs, 18 grapes and 8 oz of strawberry banana Naked Juice. Did you know that 32 oz has 47 strawberries, 3 bananas, 3 1/2 apples and a hint of orange? All of that was $1.04.
Lunch will be a can of tuna with a chopped hardboiled egg, lettuce and 20 grapes for $1.09.
I also bought today:
Bag of carrots $1.29
Roma Tomatoes (2) $.40
So far total spent for the week $17.72
Dinner: 3 chicken breast, lettuce and tomato salad 5 mini carrots and 6 grapes. $2.20
Breakfast: 2 eggs, 1 chicken breast, 12 grapes and 4 oz of Naked Juice. $1.15
Lunch will be left over tuna with chopped hardboiled egg, 1 roma tomato, 4 mini carrots and lettuce. $1.36
Roma tomatoes (2) $.80
Nectarine (1) $.33
So far total spent for the week $18.85
Dinner: 2.5 chicken breast, lettuce and tomato salad, 2 mini carrots and 9 grapes. $1.82.
Breakfast: 2 eggs and 1/2 a Roma tomato, 3 oz of Naked Juice and 10 grapes. $.90
Lunch will be tuna...again! If anyone wants to try the FMI chicken breast I have one for sale at $.70. Really good but after 4 days I need something different.
Dinner TBD. The hardest part is variety
. It’s really tough to eat the same stuff day in and day out.