$125 Budget Weekly Menu – 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!
[See my $125 Budget Grocery Shopping for 6 here.]
Oatmeal* with cinnamon* and raisins*
Boiled eggs, banana
Cheese Toast, applesauce*
Cereal with milk x2
Cinnamon Raisin bagel with cream cheese*
Homemade Pizza Bagels
Salad with boiled egg slices, avocado slices*, cherry tomatoes*, shredded cheese
Very Blueberry Smoothie*, popcorn*
Turkey Sandwich, cucumbers and ranch dressing* x2
Egg salad, celery sticks*
Leftovers from Dinner
BBQ Chicken and Black Bean Tostadas, cherry tomatoes*
Cheeseburger Pasta, steamed broccoli
Shepherd’s Pie, romaine salad
Spicy Chicken Thighs* (sprinkle chicken skin with Lawry’s Seasoning Salt and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour), steamed broccoli and cauliflower
Slow Cooker Mojo Pork (marinate pork roast in bottled Mojo marinade & cook for 6-7 hours), rice, steamed green beans
Homemade Pizza, romaine salad
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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