18-Days Raw - Week 3

Please see Week 1 of the 18-day 'raw food on a budget' -experiment for initial costs and other notes (average £9.70 per day).

Day 15 - Raw Food Diet

25th July 2011, Monday

Breakfast:
Smoothie (500ml): 1 banana (29p), 3 lettuce leaves (24p), 2 tbsp goji berries (42p), 3 small broccoli florets (15p), 1 teasp coconut oil (17p), 1 tbsp linseeds (12p).
COST: £1.39

Lunch:
Smoothie: 2 large kale leaves (15p), 1 tbsp hemp seeds (13p), 1 tbsp linseeds (12p), a piece of ginger (4p), 2 dates (14p), a carrot (8p), 1 tbsp coconut oil (17p), 2 broccoli florets (10p).
COST: 93p

Snacks:
1/2 bag of cashew and raisin mix (90p), 1 green tea (free at work), an apple (50p), tap water.
COST: £1.40

Dinner:
- Salad: 3 lettuce leaves (24p), a carrot (8p), 1 stalk celery (11p), 1/4 tomato (4p), 1/2 avocado (30p), 1/4 ear of corn (13p).
- Salad dressing: 1 apple (40p), 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil (66p), 2 tbsp curry (4p), pink Himalayan salt (2p), cayenne pepper (2p), soya sauce (3p).
- One glass of home-made water kefir (20p).
COST: £2.27

TOTAL COST FOR THE DAY: £5.99 ($9.33, €6.97)

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Day 16 on Raw Foods

Tuesday

Breakfast:
- Smoothie: 1 banana (29p), 2 kale leaves (15p), 1 tbsp hemp seeds (13p), 1 tbsp linseeds (12p), 1 tbsp goji berries (21p), 1 stalk celery (11p), water.
COST £1.01

Lunch:
- Smoothie: 1.5 kale leaves (11p), banana (29p), 2 tbsp goji berries (42p), 1 tsp coconut oil (17p), 1 tbsp cacao nibs (11p), 1.5 celery stalks (17p), 1 tbsp hemp seeds (13p).
COST: £1.40

Snacks:
1/2 bag of cashew nut and raisin mix (90p), an apple (50p).
COST: £1.40

Dinner:
Nori rolls (£3.12)

Evening:
One glass of home-made water kefir (20p).

TOTAL FOR THE DAY: £7.13 ($11.11, €8.30)

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Day 17, Living Foods

Brekkie:
Smoothie: 5 small lettuce leaves (16p), 1 stalk celery (11p), piece of ginger (4p), 2 dates (14p), 1/2 avocado (30p), 2 tbsp goji berries (42p), 1 tbsp linseeds (12p), water.
COST: £1.29

Lunch:
Nori rolls (£5.20)

Snacks:
1 cup green tea (free at work), tap water.

Dinner:
A banana (10p), an apple (30p).
COST: 40p

TOTAL FOR THE DAY: £6.89 ($10.50, €7.84)

Raw Food Diet on a Budget - Day 18

Thursday

Brekkie:
Smoothie: one banana (29p), 1 large kale leaf (8p), 2 tbsp home-grown broccoli sprouts (8p), 1 tbsp hemp seeds (13p), 1 tbsp goji berries (21p), 1 teasp coconut oil (17p), a stalk of celery (11p).
COST: £1.07

Lunch:
Smoothie: 1 banana (29p), a kale leaf (8p), 1/2 apple (20p), 1 teasp coconut oil (17p), 1 tbsp linseeds (12p), 1 tbsp goji berries (21p), 2 tbsp broccoli florets (10p), water.
COST: £1.17

Snack:
2 green teas (free at work), 1 fennel tea (free at work), 1 bag of cashew nut and raisin mix (1.79), 1 bag of dried apricots (1.55).
COST: £3.34

Dinner (at 10pm):
Raw pasta dish: 1 grated courgette (zucchini) (29p), 2 cups of cherry tomatoes (1.40), 1/2 lemon (12p), 8 dates (56p), oregano (3p), thyme (3p), fresh rosemary (free from a friend's garden), cayenne pepper (2p), 1/2 cup olive oil (63p), pink Himalayan salt (2p).
COST: £3.10p

TOTAL FOR THE DAY: £8.68 ($13.52, €10.10)

Raw Food Diet on a Budget, Week 3 - Summary

Total spent in 4 days: £28.69 ($44.47, €33.20)
Average per day: £7.17 ($11.12, €8.31)

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