• 2015 $75 Budget Menu Plan Week 5

    2015 $75 Budget Menu Plan Week 5: Fresh fruit and veggies galore this week as we find some great deals locally, without coupons- of course!


    This week we purchased the following: Grapefruit, cabbage, fresh limes, granny smith apples, avocados, greek yogurt, artisan lettuce, zucchini, cauliflower, red - orange & red bell peppers, green peppers, bananas, kiwi, cucumbers, fresh mushrooms, grape tomatoes, raspberries, mango and blackberries.

    Total spent this week on groceries: $36.17


    From our
    Backyard
    : Fresh Eggs (down to about 12-15 a day)


    From our Windowsill/ Garden: a few fresh herbs, cilantro, basil, parsley and rosemary

    Breakfast Options for this week:





    Lunch Options for this week:


    • Leftovers (Italian shred, pork roast sandwiches, etc)
    • Avocado Slices on Salad
    • Deviled Eggs
    • Quinoa
      Salad
    • 18 way Egg salad sandwiches or wraps



    Monday February 2nd :






    TuesdayFebruary 3rd:






    Wednesday February 4th:






    Thursday February 5th:






    Friday February 6th:



    • Dinner: Cajun Pork Pot Pie (using leftover pork roast)



    Saturday February 7th:





    Sunday February 8th:






    Various Snacks & Desserts:



    • Fresh Fruit Choices Available- Apples, Bananas, Grapefruit, Oranges
    • Broiled Grapefruit
    • Guilt Free Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl Brownies
    • Hard Boiled
      Eggs (Perfect munchie item midday, packs a great protein punch)


    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

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    FYI: If you're wondering why all the ingredients listed in the recipes aren't necessarily showing in the "purchased groceries" list, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions!


    Comments 1 Comment
    1. Mrswoody's Avatar
      Mrswoody -
      Have you stopped doing the weekly menus? I really love these!
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