$50 Menu Plan Help: Newburgh, Indiana

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This Weeks $50 Menu Plan help is for Newburgh, Indiana (Zip code 47630). It’s understandably frustrating trying to reduce the grocery bill when prices are seemingly going through the roof. This particular area actually has quite a few resources available, but the deals that really stood out were as follows:

Aldi- (Evansville Location)
Fresh Pineapple .99 each
Blueberries $1.89 pint
Fresh Whole Cantaloupe $1.89
3 Pack of Multi-Color Bell Peppers $1.49
Grape Tomatoes .79
Dole Salad Mix .49
Hamburger buns .79
Frozen Ground Turkey $1.47 lb
Real Butter $2.29 pound
Flour $2.69 bag
Sugar $2.79 bag
Bread $1. loaf
Milk $2.85 gallon
Eggs .99 doz
Mangoes $1.29
Mushrooms .99

Schnucks-
Bone in Pork Chops 1.99
Chicken Thighs .99
seedless grapes 1.48 lb
pasta $1 box
Tuna $1 can
nutella $3 jar
2/$1 Green Peppers/Cucumbers/green onions

Sam’s Club– Although the requester did not list this as one of her “normal” stores for shopping, she might want to seriously consider adding it. She could be taking advantage of case pricing on meat and purchasing boneless skinless chicken for as little as $1.55 a pound (as is detailed in our Ebook) as well as major deals on pork and beef.

Walmart Everyday Prices:
Frozen Vegetables .96 bag
Rice 2#’s $2.68
White Corn Tortilla Chips $2.00
Oatmeal $2.00
1# Shrimp $5.

Possible Grocery List- of course this is entirely dependent of what you already have on hand in your Own pantry and freezer. This list assumes you have just the bare basics.

2 pineapples .99 = $1.98
blueberries = 1.89
1 cantaloupe =$1.89
Mango……. $1.29
1 pk colored peppers =$1.49
grape tomatoes= .79
butter= $2.29
frozen ground turkey = 3#’s = $4.41
bread $1
Milk $2.85
8pk Hamburger Buns .79
Dole Salad Mix (4) $1.96
Pork Chops 2# $4.
Chicken Thighs 7# $6.93
Pasta 4 boxes $4 (1 box fettucine, 2 boxes elbow macaroni, 1 box rotini)
2 green peppers $1.
4 Cucumbers $2
1# seedless grapes $1.48
3 cans Tuna $3
eggs (2 doz) $1.98
fresh mushrooms $.99
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Total Groceries $48.01

Make a tropical fruit salad using 1 pineapple, cantaloupe, mango- this makes enough for at least 2 days for an entire family, if not 3 or 4 depending on the size of the fruit & servings.

Breakfast Ideas:
Jam Breakfast Bars
Egg Scramble Wraps
Oatmeal
French Toast
Tropical Fruit Salad (2x’s)
Blueberries & Cream Oatmeal (using half of the blueberries)
Blueberry Muffins

Lunch Ideas:
Tuna Grape Salad Wraps
Egg Salad (18 variations)
Leftover BBQ Chicken Wraps (Tortilla, Chicken, Lettuce, Tomato)
Tuna Pasta Salad
Cucumber Sandwiches
Leftover Chop Suey
Cool Cucumber Soup (btw, you can MYO Yogurt)

Dinners:
Fettucine Alfredo w/ Shredded Chicken & Salad
Sloppy Joes& Salad (using ground turkey & half pkg hamburger buns), Salad
BBQ Chicken, Macaroni Salad
Cowboy Pork Chops over BBQ Rice, salad
American Chop Suey, garlic parmesan swirl biscuits
Turkey Burgers (using remaining pkg of ground turkey & hamburger buns), Salad
Cajun Chicken & Rice Stuffed Peppers (cut the peppers in half before stuffing)


A couple stores & Farmers markets that may be of interest or worthwhile to check out:

Ruler Discount Foods- 2040 E Morgan Ave, Evansville, IN 47711
Wrights Berry Farm- 5233 Anderson Rd, Newburgh
Buds Farm Market- 3301 S. Weinbach Ave, Evansville
Mayse Farm Market- 6400 N. Saint Joseph Ave, Evansville
Ronnies Fruit Stand- 600 E Columbia Street, Evansville
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market – Corner of State & Water Streets (Saturdays)
Vanderburgh County Farm Bureau Farmers Market (evansville)
Bill Engelbrechts Orchard & Farm Market 7766 Fruitwood Lane, Newburgh, IN
Esthers Gardens (Evansville)
River City Food Co-op- Great place to get your bulk spices, grains, pasta, etc

These may offer better deals on seasonal produce that you can freeze or home can for later.

:read:GroceryBudget101 Notes:

Please keep in mind that the goal is to keep the grocery budget under $250 a month. Since most months have only 4 weeks in them, you have an additional $50 to play with for stocking up during sales or getting other household items like toilet paper, pet food, etc.

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Filled with an insatiable wanderlust to see the world, I've dedicated most of my life to saving money where I can so I can afford to see and do the things I want. I dug our family out of debt by reducing our grocery expense to less than $300 a month. You can too!

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