$125 Budget Weekly Menu – Making a weekly meal plan keeps me sane and helps me to save money and stay on budget. I feed my family of six including four teens for around $125 a week by creating and following a detailed menu plan, shopping at a discount chain and buying sale items at other grocery stores.
*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!
Delicious, Moist Blueberry Muffins* (with a touch of maple syrup - gluten free)
Cereal with milk x2
Everything Bagel with fried egg
Cinnamon Raisin Bagel with cream cheese
Cottage Cheese with fresh cherries, boiled egg
Apple Sandwiches, pretzels*
Peach Mango Smoothie*, popcorn*
Cheese Nachos, avocado slices, cherry tomatoes
Turkey* Sandwich, cucumber slices x2
Homemade Pizza Bagels* (egg bagels, cheese, sauce & pepperoni previously purchased)
Super Easy Hot Wings, celery*, ranch dressing*, watermelon slices
Cheese Burgers, fries
Breakfast for Dinner: French Toast, Bacon
Pizza, romaine salad
Pasta* with Crock Pot Pasta Sauce* (ground beef from the freezer), romaine salad*
Steak Bowls (steak, black beans*, corn*, rice*, salsa*), steamed green beans
What are you eating this week? Leave a comment or link.
Please Note: 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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