Eating on a budget

Discussion in 'Nutrition / Supplements Forum' started by bigdeee973, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. johnnyBALLZ

    johnnyBALLZ Member

    Exactly, so easy!!

    I'm the same way.. A bottle of water can go down in less than 5 seconds. A beer, less than 4 seconds.

    This is the way to go for guys like us. ;) Fuck spending a good portion of your day sitting down and eating!!
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  2. Skull

    Skull Member Supporter

    Hell ya, i mean shit why chew when its so much easier to chug lol. This is how im going to.start doing it. Wish i would've thought of this sooner. Thanks Jb for the tip. Im going to call this one, Jb's chicken chugin tip of the month lol;):D
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  3. Seven Dog

    Seven Dog Member Supporter

    If you don't already buy the grocery store brand. Its always just as good.

    Don't forget about online coupons. Usually you can add them to the grocery store's card, don't even have to print them.

    @Skull I'm digging your new avi, didn't understand the last bed, old people, death??? This ones easier...skulls and tats, its fitting.
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  4. ergomaniac

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    ergomaniac Member

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  6. jaymaximus

    jaymaximus Member

    This is a pretty good thread. Just reading through. On my 1st cycle I planned for all the money Id spend except food / water. And since Im a naturally skinny dude thats forever bulking it ends up costing.
    My contribution. I like getting cheap beef from the butcher from the non popular parts. Most people dont buy them because theyre a little tough. Throw it in the crock pot (everyone should have one) and it makes it tender. Also a really lazy way to meal prep. Throw a few lbs of cheap beef and veggies in. Then all you need is rice and youre good for days.
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  7. ergomaniac

    ergomaniac Member

    lentils. more protein than beans. or beans if you like. whole eggs. mix lentils and whole eggs. add tabasco liberally.
    peanut butter.
    I just bought 5 lbs whiting fish for $12. thats pretty cheap.
    try combining proteins. beans, nuts, meat.
  8. Big_paul

    Big_paul Member Supporter

    I always hit the reduced meat section at the store. Perfectly good meat at half the price.

    Your food costs more than your gear.
  9. mghoward74

    mghoward74 Member

    1.)Boneless chicken thighs
    Taste better than chicken breast and has 2 gram less protieno_O...$7

    2.) Buy 10 lb tub of peanut butter ($8.99)

    3.) Can of tuna. .88 cents. Buy enough for 2 weeks

    4.) 2 gallons of whole milk. Whole milk is the cheapest and best.

    5.) Buy the bulk eggs. 100 eggs iirc $8-12

    6.) Buy family pack of ham and turkey. $3.69 ea.

    7.) Buy bulk hamburger patties 75% fat 15% lean. 24 pack $20

    I can go on if you like...:)
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  10. Skull

    Skull Member Supporter

    I actually liked the last one better. It was called "The Game" See the guy was dying laying their in the hospital bed. God an the Reaper were playing a game of cards. The winner takes all lol. Its actually a pretty crazy thought an I like twisted shit like that.
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  11. Skull

    Skull Member Supporter

    Keep going on, ypur giving me some good ideas!!! I believe if you can, its always better to buy by the bulk;) An like @Big_paul said, I spend far more money on food than gear:eek:
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  12. mghoward74

    mghoward74 Member

    Buy cheese & bacon to go on your grilled burger patties.

    5lb box of green spinach $5

    Flavored coffee Creamer for protein shakes $2.99

    Spaghetti sauce .99 cents (put sausage, cheese, etc...) no crust/ no veggies

    Pork chops..$9 for a huge family pack..(12 pieces)

    Bag of tilipia $9

    Bratwurst $4.99 for a pack of 6-7

    Whole chicken fryers $7.99-10.99. Should last about 2-3 days (dinner only)
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  13. Seven Dog

    Seven Dog Member Supporter

    Don't go out to eat. Big $$$ saver!! And don't buy any alcohol.
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  14. Ozzy619

    Ozzy619 Member

    The other day I was talking about getting a rib eye steak (12.79 per lb) out of a chuck roast (6.49 per lb). Sometimes it will be labeled accordingly, chuck eye steak, but most common labeled as a mere chuck roast. Rib eyes start from ribs 6 to 12 and the chuck eye is at rib 5. Its the same quality and tenderness just half the price.

    Heres a pic of one I got today, the rib eye is the bottom part under the fat, the chuck is on the top. You will notice the marbeling on the botton part.


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