I love a challenge, especially a vegan one! So when I got an invite to try Buzzfeed's 1 Trip To Trader Joe’s + $20 = 5 Easy Vegan Dinners I was excited to get on board. I had already had the tip that the instructions were somewhat lacking and found a better list of instructions from Veggies Save the Day. My biggest challenge was that since I live in a smaller city, I only have one Trader Joe's so when I got to that side of town to get started on my list I found most of the items to be out of stock. So frustrated, I decided to change the game plan and keep it local. Living in North Carolina I love the year round farmer's markets and small local grocers so I decided to start with what I could get there then head on over to trusty Harris Teeter for the rest! So I am not the best with keeping track of my spending but I'd say I came out around the $20 goal as many of the veggies are much cheaper at my farmer's market, and I'm not a fan of canned beans so I cook batches of dried ones. My one splurge was bread, getting a $5 local sourdough. Stay tuned for my week of vegan meals!
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