Aug
19
2011

$100 Budget Weekly Menu 8/19/11

by Kimberlee Stokes Affiliate Link Disclosure B

Here’s our $100 Budget Weekly Menu (for six people including three teens and a ten year old who eats like one!).  Print your own menu planner form here.

*Previously purchased and in the pantry, fridge or freezer.

 

BREAKFAST

Oatmeal*

Oatmeal Pancakes

Scrambled eggs, grits*

Cheese toast, banana

Waffles, sausage links

Cereal with milk x2

 

LUNCH

Crunchy Chicken Salad

Ham and cream cheese rollups, apple slices

Nachos

Peach Mango Smoothie*, popcorn*

PBJ*, canned fruit*

Quesadillas *,

Turkey sandwich, pickles*


DINNER

Country Style Ribs*, steamed green beans*

Spicy Black Beans and rice*

Hot dogs, baked beans*, potato chips*

BBQ Chicken Nachos (chicken from freezer)

Tacos*, Black Bean and Corn Salsa (taco shells from pantry, ground beef in freezer)

Buttered Noodles*, steamed broccoli*

Chicken Quesadillas, canned fruit*

 

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Holly August 21, 2011 at 8:22 am

Hi! I love your blog! I shared it yesterday on my facebook page. I am going to share it on my website facebook page today. I loved your E-Book, too! I could have written it myself!
I have 6 boys, 14yrs to 1 year. They eat A LOT! I was warned but never even imagined what they could put away! I used to have a $75.00 a week budget but I stopped that a while back because I felt like I was starving them! I’ve had to really think of some homemade foods and cheap yet healthy meals to save money. I have ADHD children and I noticed that all the processed foods, foods with dyes, and sugars make them behave wilder. I really try to stay away from all that. I love your menu post. I do that as well on my site. I hope to see more of that. Do you have more than the 8/19 menu? I couldn’t find a button for any more. I’m always looking for better ways to save money and help with the menu budget. I can be a little obsessed a t times. :)
I hope you have time to check out my site and enjoy reading it. I will be a reader of yours…when I have time ! ;) ~ Blessings~

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Kimberlee August 21, 2011 at 11:59 am

Hi Holly! I am so glad to “meet” you. :)

To find the past menu links go to the FOOD tab at the top, then click the GREAT POSTS button. The Weekly Menu archive is the first button.

I know what you mean about the processed foods affecting your kids with ADHD. From what I have read ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders are similar in the way they affect the brain. We have found that giving Cod Liver Oil supplements really helps. I get mine from Vita Cost-Carlson is the best brand.

Have a Peaceful Day!

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jessica August 21, 2011 at 6:59 pm

I’m new to your blog so i don’t understand what the stars after certain items on this post mean.

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Kimberlee August 21, 2011 at 7:24 pm

Hi Jessica!

No problem-thanks for asking. :)

At the top of the post is a little notation: “*Previously purchased and in the pantry, fridge or freezer.” It just means that these are items that I purchased in previous weeks, so they were not included in this week’s budget.

It’s just a way to show that buying multiple sale items brings your budget down over the following weeks. Make sense?

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