2014 $50 Budget Menu Plan Week #22

2014 $50 Budget Menu Plan Week #22
2014 $50 Budget Menu Plan Week #22


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2014 $50 Budget Menu Plan Week #22: Happy Memorial Day! This weeks menu plan is relatively simple for less time in the kitchen and more time for family and friends.

This week we purchased the following: Fresh Strawberries, apples, Raspberries, plain greek yogurt, yeast, Flour (White/Wheat/Pastry), 5 cans of tuna, bell peppers, Vinegar

From our Backyard: Fresh Eggs (Getting nearly 3 dozen per day)

From our Windowsill/ Garden: Lettuce, Chives, Scallions, Fresh Herbs (Cilantro, Parsley, Rosemary, dill, oregano, basil), Spinach, beet greens, baby carrots, onions (grown from scraps), green beans, Cucumbers, zucchini, summer squash, Tomatoes,

Total spent this week on groceries $26.32

Breakfast Options for this week: (Fresh Fruit Choices, Apples, Raspberries, strawberries)

Monday May 26th: Happy Memorial Day

Tuesday May 27th:

Wednesday May 28th:

Thursday May 29th:

Friday May 30th:

Saturday May 31st:

Sunday June 1st:

  • Midday: Baked LaSketti, Garlic Bread, Salad

Various Snacks & Desserts:

Drinks Available:* Iced Tea (Unsweetened or Sweet Tea)
* Coffee
* Hot Chocolate/Cocoa

Less Likely to be used, but still available:

* Copycat Gatorade
* CopyCat Arizona Green Tea
* Lemonade
* Iced Coffee Drinks
* Almond Milk


For Further reading/help we recommend the following:

  • $50 Dollar Menu Frequently Asked Questions– There are certain questions that seem to pop up again and again, so rather than be redundant and repeat answers, we’ve put them all in one convenient place for you!

    • Basic QuestionsWhy we don’t provide a shopping list, Random ingredients that aren’t in the shopping list, are groceries cheaper , etc

    • More Questions– more in depth questions regarding dietary guidelines, dealing with picky eaters, junk food and more

    • It Doesn’t Add up– Learn why some items in the Menu plan aren’t listed in this weeks grocery purchase list & how it all comes together

  • May Sales Trendsnot sure what Should be on sale right now? Here is a list of the current Sales trends throughout the month of May so you know what savings to expect and look forward to.

  • $50 Weekly Menu Plan Help across the USADo you find yourself struggling to reduce your grocery bill each month? Check out our Menu plan help across the USA to see if your area has been featured for more 1-on-1 help, if not, feel free to add your request to have your city/state featured.

  • Making Fruits & Veggies Last: At the beginning of each week we prepare the vegetables and fruits to make meal preparation easier during the week and to save money by preventing waste. You can read more about that here.

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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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