December 9, 2008 8:14 PM Subscribe
posted by puckish (42 comments total)
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Two social justice teachers decide to start eating on one dollar a day.
See also: Food Cost Index.
: $5 toothpaste, $0.97 meal
: We have ventured into new territory. Soup! We are eating a good deal of bean, rice, chickpea, and tomato based foods. (Dinner: 1 Bowl of Southwestern Tortilla Soup - $0.18)
: We had ramen noodles today. It was hard to find something ready to eat, so we took the lazy way out. Despite the fact that I was longing for it earlier, I now realize that we have been lucky to avoid it. It is filling, but it has very little nutritional value, and too much salt.
A little dated (from September), but still worth checking out.