Suggested Food List

We suggest the following items for a "Food Basket" for a family of four (4)
Cost approximately $100

  • Turkey - 5.5 - 7 kg
  • Potatoes - 10 lbs
  • Carrots - 5 lbs
  • Peas, corn or green beans - 19 oz -(include at least 2 cans)
  • Bread - 2 loaves - white or whole wheat bread (preferably whole wheat)
  • Margarine - 2 lbs - soft tub-non-hydrogenated such as Becel or Celeb
  • Eggs - 1 dozen
  • Tea - 30 bags
  • Fruit juice - 100% juice
  • Sugar - 1 kg
  • Christmas cookies or small fruit cake
  • Fresh Oranges, Tangerines or Apples
  • Canned Peaches, Pears or Fruit Cocktail - packed in juice or water (not heavy syrup)
  • 2% Milk
  • Peanut butter - 500 gm
  • Ginger ale - 2 large bottles
  • Canned Fish or Luncheon Meat, & Soup or Pasta are also suggested


We suggest the following items for a "Food Basket" for a family of two (2)
-Cost approximately $85

  • Turkey - 3 kg
  • Potatoes - 5 lbs
  • Carrots - 2 lbs
  • Peas, Corn or Green Beans - 10 oz (include at least 2 cans)
  • Bread - 1 loaf - white or whole wheat bread (preferably whole wheat)
  • Margarine - 1 lb- soft tub-non-hydrogenated such as Becel or Celeb
  • Eggs - 1 dozen
  • Tea - 30 bags
  • Fruit Juice- 100% juice
  • Sugar (White) - 1 kg
  • Christmas Cookies or Small Fruit Cake
  • Canned Peaches, Pears or Fruit Cocktail - packed in juice or water (not heavy syrup)
  • Fresh Oranges, Tangerines or Apples
  • 2% Milk
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned fish or luncheon meat, soup or pasta are also suggested
  • NOTE: One or two of the following items may be considered to make the baskets more festive: Candles, Christmas Napkins or Table Cloth, Candies, Crackers, Cheese, Dried Fruits, Nuts or Candy Canes.
 

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