$125 Budget Weekly Menu {+ easy recipes!} 12/13

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$125 Budget Weekly Menu –See how I feed my family of six including 3 teens and a twelve year old for $125 a week! 

This week’s sale items included ground beef and chicken leg quarters so you will see those items in the menu. My total spending for the week was $119.60 which brings my December total to $230.82, or an average of $115.41 per week so far.

*Items marked with an asterisk were purchased in previous weeks in the $125 Budget and are in the pantry, fridge or freezer. Click purple links to go to recipes!


photo credit: Inspired Taste


Baked Oatmeal with Berries and Bananas

Veggie Breakfast Scramble, orange slices

Organic Yogurt with Crockpot Granola and fresh blueberries

Cereal with milk x2

Egg and Cheese Bagel

Cheese Toast, banana

Crunchy Chicken Salad


Crunchy Chicken Salad, cucumber slices

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, canned peaches

Ham and Cheese Sandwich, potato chips x2

Celery with cream cheese and raisins, crackers with cheddar cheese

Tuna Salad, green pepper slices

Leftovers from dinner



Taco Cups--The Peaceful Mom


Taco CupsBlack Bean and Corn Salsa

BBQ Chicken, baked beans, steamed broccoli

Beef and Veggie Soupgluten free cornbread

Cheeseburger Pasta, steamed green beans*

Easy Potato Soup*, cheesy biscuits

Breakfast for Dinner: pancakes, bacon*

Mexican BurgersHome Fried Potatoes


Read what we do about snacks here.

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. :)

Read how I feed my family for less without extreme couponing in my Save More-Clip Less ebook!  

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 print my FREE Customizable Menu Planning Forms to help you plan your meals!


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Click here to see a sample menu.  


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