• 2012 $50 Weekly Menu Week #19

    2012 $50 Weekly Menu Week #19: It's amazing the deals that can be found on fresh veggies late spring- this week Aldi's had some fantastic deals including Bags of Salad greens for .49, Cucumbers for .29, a bag of 3 multicolored peppers for $1.29 and a pound of carrots of .49, avocados for .49, iceburg lettuce for .49 a head, mangoes for .49 each, as well as few other deals on cantaloupe and strawberries. In addition to all of the vegetables, fresh mango and avocado we picked up coffee, concentrated lemon juice, sugar, flour and baking powder.

    This weeks grocery expense total came to a whopping $43.18

    Monday 7th:

    * Breakfast: French Toast, maple syrup
    * Lunch: Po' Girl' (Grilled Cheese/Tomato Sandwich)
    * Dinner: Grilled Salsa Chicken, Salad

    Tuesday 8th:

    * Breakfast: Cinnamon Raisin toast, oatmeal
    * Lunch: Salsa Chicken Wraps (wraps made with leftovers from mondays dinner)
    * Dinner: Halibut BLT's & Steamed Veggies

    Wednesday 9th:

    * Breakfast: Strawberry Melon summer Salad
    * Lunch: Garden Salad with Sliced hard boiled eggs
    * Dinner: Spinach Stuffed shells, Salad, Texas Toast

    Thursday 10th:

    * Breakfast: Blueberry Muffins
    * Lunch: Leftover Stuffed Shells
    * Dinner: Catfish Nuggets, Copycat KFC Coleslaw, mashed potatoes

    Friday 11th:

    * Breakfast: Strawberry Melon summer Salad
    * Lunch: Veggie Salad w/ Sliced hard boiled eggs, cheese
    * Dinner: Italian Dijon Marinated Steak, Fiesta Fries, salad

    Saturday 12th:

    * Breakfast: Cinnamon Raisin toast, scrambled eggs
    * Lunch: Steak Wraps with Sliced Tomatoes (Using leftover steak from previous night)
    * Dinner: Boston Baked Beans , Steamed Hot Dogs, Brown Bread

    Sunday 13th:

    * Breakfast: poached eggs on toast
    * Lunch: Southerners Egg Salad
    * Dinner: Skillet Mexican Chicken over shredded Romaine Lettuce

    Various Snacks:

    * Fresh Fruit- Cantaloupe, Mangoes
    * Deviled Eggs
    * Blue Ribbon Lemon Bars
    * Strawberry Jello Pie
    * Cardamom Meringue Cookies

    Drinks included:

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

    FYI: Our own garden is producing cucumbers and fresh tomatoes, summer squash isn't far behind! For those that are just joining our weekly menus, we do raise our own chickens (for fresh eggs) and get about a dozen per day- So if you're noticing a large number of eggs in our menu plans, that's why!
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