$125 Budget Weekly Menu – Making a weekly meal plan keeps me sane and helps me to save money and stay on budget.
*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!
Chocolate Chip Pancakes* (ingredients in pantry)
Cantaloupe slices, cheese toast
Cereal with milk x2
Cinnamon Raisin Bagel with cream cheese
Cottage Cheese with fresh blueberries and banana slices
Scrambled eggs, orange slices
Southwest Salad with sauteed chicken, black beans*, corn*, cherry tomatoes, avocado slices
Bean Burritos, green pepper slices
Apple Sandwiches, pretzels
Hummus, tortilla chips*
Peanut Butter Rice Cakes with banana slices and raisins* x2
Leftovers from Dinner
Gluten Free Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli
Spicy Chicken Thighs* (from the freezer - (sprinkle chicken skin with Lawry’s Seasoning Salt and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour) ), steamed broccoli and cauliflower*
Pasta Alfredo with broccoli and sauteed chicken, salad* (some romaine lettuce left from last week)
Homemade Pizza with sausage and pepperoni
Turkey Pepper Jack Grilled Cheese* (cheese purchased last week, turkey from freezer), cucumber slices* ( 2 leftover from last week)
Taco Salad* (ground beef from freezer, corn chips from pantry), cantaloupe slices
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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