• Week #28 $50 Weekly Menu for 4-6 ppl

    Week #28 Grocery Notes: Once again it's time to restock the pantry with baking supplies including white flour, wheat flour, sugar, cake flour, baking soda, white wine vinegar, canola oil, corn oil, extra virgin olive oil, Rotini Pasta, as well as a few fresh fruits. Sandwich meat was dirt cheap this week & with teenagers home for the summer and working, it's nice to have on hand. The garden is still producing well, I picked 23 green peppers yesterday alone as well as a few dozen jalapenos. This weeks grocery total was $52.12

    July 11th- July 17th

    Monday July 11th:

    * Breakfast: Raisin Toast & Scrambled Eggs
    * Lunch: Chipotle Egg Salad
    * Dinner: Grilled Zucchini Pizza

    Tuesday July 12th:


    * Breakfast: Fruit-n-Cream Waffles
    * Lunch: Grilled Ham & Cheese with Sliced tomatoes
    * Dinner: California Halibut Bake, potato Salad, steamed broccoli

    Wednesday July 13th:

    * Breakfast: Blueberry Ginger Smoothies & Chocolate Chip Pancakes
    * Lunch: Chef Salad w/ Toasted garlic Croutons
    * Dinner: Smokin' Grilled Chicken, cucumber slices, Southwestern Cheddar Potato Wedges

    Thursday July 14th

    * Breakfast: Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits
    * Lunch: Salad w/ Leftover Grilled Chicken slices & Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    * Dinner: New England Boiled Dinner (Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots, Onions, Red Potatoes), Yeast Rolls

    July 15th:

    * Breakfast: French Toast & Alaskan Birch Syrup
    * Lunch: Raspberry Lemon Delight
    * Dinner: Corned Beef "Hash" of leftovers, Eggs

    Saturday July 16th:

    * Breakfast: Eggs Benedict
    * Lunch: Reuben Bites & Salad
    * Dinner: Marinated Spicy Pork chops, Baked Potatoes, Steamed Green Beans

    Sunday July 17th:

    * Breakfast: Chocolate Sugared Donuts
    * Lunch: Ham, Cheese & veggie wraps
    * Dinner: Spaghetti, Meatballs, garlic Bread & Garden salad

    Various Snacks & Dessert Items:

    * Cookies & Cream Ice Cream
    * Strawberry Jello Pie
    * Fresh Fruit- banana's, plums, berries
    * Yogurt & Fruit Parfaits
    * Hard Cheese (Jalapeno Pepper Jack, Sharp Cheddar), Crackers
    * Orange Sherbet
    * Watermelon Rind Pickles


    Drinks included:

    * Iced Tea (Sweet Tea)
    * Coffee
    * Lemonade
    * Copycat Gatorade
    * CopyCat Arizona Green Tea


    A few things I'd like to share
    : Sometimes it might seem that we repeat meals, particularly breakfast items, but it seems that everyone in the house has their favorites and it's what works for us. I normally don't buy oreo cookies (or any store bought cookies, for that matter), but I did pick up a package this week to make Cookies and Cream Ice Cream. I love how smooth and creamy the ice cream is with big fat chunks of Oreo cookies!
    Comments 4 Comments
    1. maggs's Avatar
      maggs -
      I can't get the links to the recipes to load - it says I don't have privileges. Any ideas?
    1. smithfamily222's Avatar
      smithfamily222 -
      same here ~ no privileges to print a recipe
    1. ohmymawfw's Avatar
      ohmymawfw -
      It wouldn't allow me to get recipe for Southwestern Cheddar Potato Wedges. Why all the menu listings but one one recipe for each meal?
    1. GB101's Avatar
      GB101 -
      Each of the Recipes become available on the day they are Served. The Southwestern Cheddar Potato Wedges are on tonights menu, therefore the recipe is live as of today.

      In the future, I will not add links to the recipes until the day they are actually available in order to avoid confusion.

      @ohmymawfw-
      Why all the menu listings but one one recipe for each meal?
      I'm not sure I understand your question. Are you asking why we don't add recipes for the side dishes??

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