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Monday, April 27, 2015

3 Month Meal Food Supply

I have put together a list of what my family of 5 will need for our 3 month food supply (90 days) based on the menu I put together.


3 Month Meal Food Supply

90 Breakfasts:
  1. Pancakes/waffles: 23 meals
      a. pancake mix: 1 large bag (Costco)
      b. cooking water*
      c. syrup: 4 large bottles (Costco)
  2. Oatmeal: 23 meals
      a. instant oatmeal packets: 161 packets  (4 boxes @ Costco)
         **Note: this is for 2 packets for each adult and 1 packet for each child
      b. cooking water*
  3. Cereal: 22 meals
      a. cereal: 19 boxes
      b. powdered milk*
      c. (for milk) water*
  4. Muffins: 22 meals
      a. muffin mix: 22 boxes
      b. cooking water*

90 Lunches:
  1. Sandwiches: 30 meals (tuna sandwich for adults and pb&j for children)
      a. bread*
      b. peanut butter: 6 -18 ounce jars
      c. jelly: 3 - 36 ounce jars
      d. tuna: 30 cans
      e. mayonnaise: 1 large jar
      f. relish: 2 jars
      g. mustard: 1 medium jar
  2. Top roman: 30 meals
      a. top roman: 60 packages (2 packages for each meal)
      b. cooking water*
  3. Macaroni and cheese: 30 meals
      a. macaroni and cheese: 60 boxes (2 boxes for each meal)
      b. cooking water*
      c. powdered milk*
      d. (for milk) water*
      e. butter: 4 boxes

90 Dinners:
  1. Spaghetti/fettuccine: 30 meals
      a. pasta: 15 bags (half spaghetti noodles, half fettuccine noodles)
      b. sauce: 15 jars (half spaghetti sauce, half Alfredo sauce)
      c. cooking water*
      d. diced tomatoes: 7 cans
      e. bread (leftover from sandwich lunch)
  2. Chili/soup: 30 meals
      a. soup: 30 cans (two per meal)
      b. chili: 30 cans (two per meal)
      c. cornbread*
  3. Burritos/chimichangas: 30 meals
      a. tortillas*
      b. black beans: 15 cans
      c. re-fried beans: 15 cans
      d. canned chicken: 15 cans
      e. rice: 30 cups
      f. cooking water*
      g. cooking oil: 30 cups

13 Dessert: once a week
  1. Brownies: 7
      a. brownie mix: 7 boxes
      b. cooking water*
  2. Cake/cupcakes: 6
      a. cake mix: 6 boxes
      b. cooking water

2 Side Dishes for lunch & dinner: one can fruit and one can vegetable with meal
  1. Canned peaches: 90 cans
  2. Canned pears: 90 cans
  3. Canned corn: 90 cans
  4. Canned green beans: 90 cans

1 Drink for each meal: 
  1. Milk: 85 meals
      a. powdered milk*
      b. (for milk) water*
  2. Water*: 87 meals
  3. Hot cocoa: 13 meals (once a week for breakfast)
      a. hot cocoa packets: 1 box (Costco)
      b. water*
  4. Juice: 85 meals
      a. apple juice: 60 bottles

*Baking ingredients: for bread, tortillas and cornbread
baking powder: 3 cups +1 Tbsp
corn meal: 15 cups
egg: 15
flour: 195 cups
low-fat dry milk: 7.5 cups
milk: 15 cups
oil: 9 1/4 cups +2 Tbsp
salt: 1 1/4 cup
sugar: 6 1/2 cups +1 Tbsp
water: 26 1/4 cups
yeast: 1/2 cup +3 Tbsp + 3/4 tsp

*see recipes for bread, tortillas, cornbread, and milk.  Also see 3 month supply of water for cooking and drinking and 3 month supply of milk for cooking and drinking.

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