$125 Budget Weekly Menu– After two years of $100 Budget Menus, we’ve increased the grocery budget to $125 a week for six people including three teens and one pre-teen.
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*Items marked with an asterisk were purchased in previous weeks in the $125 Budget and are in the pantry, fridge or freezer.
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Christmas Morning: Monte Cristo Sandwich with Fontina Cheese
Cereal with milk x2
Strawberry Yogurt* with banana slices, toast
Bagel* with cream cheese
Cheese Toast, Banana
Homemade Pizza Bagels*
Turkey Sandwich, raw veggies and ranch dressing*
Nachos with avocado slices
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, canned peaches*
Ham and Cream Cheese Rollups, green pepper slices
Leftovers from dinner
Christmas Eve Dinner at a restaurant with friends
Christmas Dinner: Simple Shrimp and Grits, steamed sugar snap peas, toasted french bread with spinach artichoke dip, pie and ice cream
Greek Pasta Salad, hummus with raw veggies
Hot Dogs*, baked beans*
Black Bean Chicken Chili, corn chips
Roast Beef Sandwiches, chips, grapes
Turkey Subs, chips
(We have a very busy week so we will be having “picnic” type food two evenings while we are out rather than eating in a restaurant.)
What are you eating this week? Leave a comment or link.
Please Note: I post my weekly menu to encourage menu planning and to give meal ideas, not as a nutritional standard. You should feed your family based on your priorities and values. You may not be able to replicate this exact menu for $125 because sales vary by region and you will have different items on hand, but you can save money just by using a menu. )
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