• 2013 $50 Weekly Menu Plan Week #27

    2013 $50 Weekly Menu Plan Week #27: The summer heat is really kicking in and we're doing our best to keep the house cool and avoid heavy meals during the day. As such, we've chosen a lighter fare menu plan for lunchtime this week. Total spent was a mere... $37.69 We purchased yogurt, sweet potatoes, shrimp, strawberries, kiwi, pears, spinach, onions, peanuts, walnuts, cashews, raisins, coconut, cabbage & bread.

    The following items included in this weeks menu plan were harvested from our small garden: Fresh radishes, tomatoes, jalapenos, Zucchini, Summer Squash, cucumbers, fresh beets, a few carrots, okra and green peppers. We picked blackberries and blueberries locally.


    Breakfast Options for this week:

    • Blueberry Maple Refrigerator Oatmeal
    • Toasted English Muffins with Homemade Blackberry Jam
    • Walkaway Breakfast Burritos (Cheese, eggs, diced onions/green peppers/ sausage/bacon/ diced tomatoes, etc)
    • Vanilla Yogurt with berries & granola
    • Eggs Over Easy, Poached, Scrambled or Omelets
    • Cranberry Sweet Potato Breakfast Cakes (recipe coming wednesday!)
    • Morning Sunrise (Egg over easy with fresh sliced garden tomato & slice of cheese)


    Monday July 1st:

    • Lunch: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Sandwiches
    • Dinner: Summer Squash/ Zucchini Sausage Casserole



    Tuesday July 2nd:

    • Lunch: Fresh Garden Salad & Cucumber Sandwiches
    • Dinner: coconut shrimp with basil spinach



    Wednesday July 3rd:




    Thursday July 4th:



    Friday July 5th:




    Saturday July 6th:

    • Lunch: Tuna Salad Wraps, cucumber spears
    • Dinner: Jalapeno Burgers & Vinegar Coleslaw



    Sunday July 7th:



    Various Snacks:

    • Fresh Fruit- Home-Canned Peaches, blueberries, strawberries, bananas, blackberries, pears
    • Fruit Salsa w/ Cinnamon Tortilla Chips
    • Homemade Trail mix w/ Dried Berries (Cherries, Strawberries, Cranberries,raisins, 4 kinds of nuts)



    Drinks Available: A note about our drink offerings, while we do always have coffee and tea in the house, coffee is usually with breakfast, hot tea is usually in the evening and for the most part our other drinks consist of Water. We don't "drink milk" at all, it is usually used in making homemade yogurt, or in cereals, baking, etc.
    * Iced Tea (Unsweetened or Sweet Tea)
    * Coffee
    * Hot Chocolate/Cocoa
    * Copycat Gatorade
    * CopyCat Arizona Green Tea
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    • 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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