Archive for September, 2011

Ways to eat healthy on small budget

Thrivers,

As we all have been noticeably keeping a closer eye on our budgets or noticed our friends and family members watching their spending as things are getting tighter or we are getting smarter, I thought I would share a story I found that gave some great tips on ways to save money while still eating healthy and staying healthy.
http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/headline_health/Healthy_Living_Cut_Costs/2011/09/23/408485.html

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Today’s Fruit Boxes: Sept 22, 2011

Small Fruit Box

  • Berries, Strawberries – 1 pkg
  • Berries, Raspberries – 1 pkg
  • Kiwifruit – 1 lb
  • Lemons – 1 lb
  • Peaches – 3 ct

Large Fruit Box

  • Bananas Grn/Ylw – 1.5 lbs
  • Berries, Strawberries – 1 pkg
  • Berries, Raspberries – 2 pkgs
  • Kiwifruit – 1 lb
  • Lemons – 1 lb
  • Peaches – 5 ct

Today’s Variety Boxes: Sept 22, 2011

Small Box

  • Broccoli – 1/2 bunch
  • Carrots, Baby – 1 bag
  • Garlic – 1 ct (Replacement)
  • Lettuce, Romaine – 1 ct
  • Onion, Yellow – 8 oz
  • Pepper, Yellow– 6-8 oz
  • Potatoes, Red- 1.5 lbs
  • Spinach, Bunch – 1/2 ct
  • Tomatoes – 1 ct
  • Zucchini – 12 oz
  • Avocado – 1 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 2 lbs
  • Grapes, Black – 1 bag
  • Kiwifruit – 8oz
  • Plumbs, Red – 12 oz

Medium Box

  • Broccoli – 1 bunch
  • Carrots, Baby – 1 bag
  • Lettuce, Romaine – 2 ct
  • Onion, Yellow – 1 lb
  • Pepper, Yellow– 12-16 oz
  • Potatoes, Red- 3 lbs
  • Spinach, Bunch – 2 ct
  • Tomatoes – 3 ct
  • Zucchini – 1.25 lbs
  • Avocado – 2 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 3.75 lbs
  • Grapes, Black – 1 bag
  • Kiwifruit – 1 lb
  • Plumbs, Red – 1.5 lbs

Large Box

  • Broccoli – 1.5 bunches
  • Carrots, Baby – 2 bags
  • Lettuce, Romaine- 3 ct
  • Onion, Yellow – 1.5 lbs
  • Pepper, Yellow– 1.5 lbs
  • Potatoes, Red- 4.5 lbs
  • Spinach, Bunch – 2.5 ct
  • Tomatoes – 4 ct
  • Zucchini – 2 lbs
  • Avocado – 3 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 5.75 lbs
  • Grapes, Black – 2 bags
  • Kiwifruit – 1.5 lbs
  • Plumbs, Red – 2.25 lbs

Extra Large Box

  • Broccoli – 2 bunches
  • Carrots, Baby – 2 bags
  • Lettuce, Romaine- 4 ct
  • Onion, Yellow – 2 lbs
  • Pepper, Yellow– 2 lbs
  • Potatoes, Red- 6 lbs
  • Spinach, Bunch – 4 ct
  • Tomatoes – 6 ct
  • Zucchini – 2.5 lbs
  • Avocado – 4 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 7.5 lbs
  • Grapes, Black – 2 bags
  • Kiwifruit – 2 lbs
  • Plumbs, Red – 3 lbs

This Week is Thrive Week!

This Week is Thrive Week!!!

Friendly Reminder:

This coming Thursday, September 22, is Thrive!  There are two locations and times:

Details (Acts 2 Church Pick Up):

Where:  Acts 2 Church in Edmond at 4848 West Covell Road (click here for map)
What:  A second location for those who live in that area and/or belong to that church community
When:  Every other Thursday @ tentatively set for 5:00pm — 6:30pm (please note, we will be sending a text to everyone for a more accurate time frame as we work through the bugs of finding a consistent time frame)
Who:  Anyone from the Acts 2 Church and the surrounding community

Details (Downtown Pick Up):

Where:  The Refuge OKC at 823 W. California Ave, Oklahoma City (click here for map)
What:  The primary location/hub
When:  Every other Thursday @ 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Who:  Anyone who prefers the downtown location

Today’s Fruit Boxes: Sept 8, 2011

Small Fruit Box

  • Bananas – 1.5 lbs
  • Berries, Strawberries – 1 pkg
  • Grapes, Green – 1 bag
  • Pineapple – 1 ct

Large Fruit Box

  • Bananas – 2.5 lbs
  • Berries, Strawberries – 1 pkg
  • Grapes, Green – 1 bag
  • Melon, various – 1 ct
  • Pineapple – 1 ct

Today’s Variety Boxes: Sept 8, 2011

Small Box

  • Beans, Green – 8 oz
  • Broccoli – 1/2 bunch
  • Celery, bunched – 1/2 bunch
  • Cilantro – 1/2 bunch
  • Garlic – 1 clove
  • Lettuce, Romaine Heart– 1 ct
  • Onion, Red – 8 oz
  • Pepper, Sweet Mini– 1/2 pkg
  • Tomatoes – 1 ct
  • Yams, Jewel – 1.25 lbs
  • Apples, Gala – 2 ct
  • Avocado – 1 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 2 lbs
  • Berries, Blueberries – 1 pkg
  • Oranges, Valencia – 2 ct

 

Medium Box

  • Beans, Green – 1 lb
  • Broccoli – 1 bunch
  • Celery, bunched – 1 bunch
  • Cilantro – 1 bunch
  • Garlic – 1-2 cloves
  • Lettuce, Romaine Heart– 2 ct
  • Onion, Red – 1 lb
  • Pepper, Sweet Mini– 1 pkg
  • Tomatoes – 2 ct
  • Yams, Jewel – 2.5 lbs
  • Apples, Gala – 6 ct
  • Avocado – 1 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 4 lbs
  • Berries, Blueberries – 1 pkg
  • Oranges, Valencia – 6 ct
  • Nectarines – 6 ct

 

Large Box

  • Beans, Green – 1.5 lbs
  • Broccoli – 1.5 bunches
  • Celery, bunch – 1.5 bunches
  • Cilantro – 1.5 bunches
  • Garlic – 2-3 cloves
  • Lettuce, Romaine Heart– 3 ct
  • Onion, Red – 1.5 lbs
  • Pepper, Sweet Mini– 1.5 pkg
  • Tomatoes – 3 ct
  • Yams, Jewel – 3.75 lbs
  • Apples, Gala – 8 ct
  • Avocado – 2 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 6 lbs
  • Berries, Blueberries – 2 pkg
  • Oranges, Valencia – 8 ct
  • Nectarines – 6 ct

 

Extra Large Box

  • Beans, Green – 2 lb2
  • Broccoli – 2 bunches
  • Celery, bunched – 2 bunches
  • Cilantro – 2 bunches
  • Garlic – 2-3 cloves
  • Lettuce, Romaine Heart– 4 ct
  • Onion, Red – 2 lbs
  • Pepper, Sweet Mini– 2 pkgs
  • Tomatoes – 4 ct
  • Yams, Jewel – 5 lbs
  • Apples, Gala – 12 ct
  • Avocado – 2 ct
  • Bananas, Grn/Ylw – 8 lbs
  • Berries, Blueberries – 2 pkg
  • Oranges, Valencia – 12 ct
  • Nectarines – 12 ct