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A guy friend of mine is really hurting for $$, if i give him the cash he wotnt ake it so im going to buy him so groceries. I would like to get the most amount of healthy food possible for around 40.00. What would be some good ideas? THanks so much ladies!
 

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Does he know how to cook? The cheapest thing is really to buy mostly rice and dry beans but he'd have to know how to cook them.
 

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Milk, eggs, cheese, bread, peanut butter, pasta, pasta sauce, rice, bean, fresh fruit and veggies, granola/cereal, salad/mixed greens...not sure if he has any dietary restrictions, but this list would probably be safe.
 

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Do you belong to a box club like BJs? You can get giant bags of frozen veggies, big tubs of hummus, boxes of cereal with three bags in them, six packs of soup, 50 pounds of rice, etc, etc, mine even carries veggie burritos and boca burgers. $40/$50 can go pretty far in there...
 

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What a wonderful thing to do for a friend! I've had a great friend do this for me a few times and I was so greatful to her for this gift!<br><br>
I'd say eggs,milk,cheese,bread (brown or whle wheat NOT iccky white bread) pasta,sauce and some veggies and fruit for sure.<br><br>
He can have an omlette with the eggs,cheese and milk or make French toast or some fried egg on toast or some fried eggs and potatoes for breakfast.Those are just a few things he could make with what you got for him.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: What was I thinking? Do I really need to tell anyone here not to get iccky white bread?! Must be my fever!!
 

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If he's like most guys I know:<br>
Mac & Cheese<br>
Ramen<br>
Bread<br>
Peanut Butter<br>
Jelly<br>
Eggs<br>
Cheese<br>
Bologna (yes, bologna)<br>
a small jar of mayo<br>
bag of potatoes<br>
an onion<br>
milk<br><br>
Unless he's actually into the healthy organic stuff (I know they exist, but I've never met a guy who is...meaning I personally would buy from this list and not hummus and rice and stuff), he'll be happy with that very cheap list and be fed for at least a week.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">If he's like most guys I know:<br>
Mac & Cheese<br>
Ramen<br>
Bread<br>
Peanut Butter<br>
Jelly<br>
Eggs<br>
Cheese<br>
Bologna (yes, bologna)<br>
a small jar of mayo<br>
bag of potatoes<br>
an onion<br>
milk<br><br>
Unless he's actually into the healthy organic stuff (I know they exist, but I've never met a guy who is...meaning I personally would buy from this list and not hummus and rice and stuff), he'll be happy with that very cheap list and be fed for at least a week.</div>
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I was going to say 100 packs of ramen for $10, but she did say healthy! My husband went away for 2 months early in our dating, and he lived on pb&j and ramen. Nothing else, unless you count beer as a food, and many men I know do! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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get your foods from aldi's~you can get alot of food for cheap! or savealot. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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Love the hillbillyhousewife site. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes">:
 
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