$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.
(Please Note: You may not be able to replicate this exact menu for $125 because sales are probably different in your area and you will have different items on hand, but you can save money just by using a menu. 🙂)
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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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Egg and Cheese Bagel
Cereal with milk x2
Cheese Toast, banana
Oatmeal* with cinnamon and raisins
Homemade Pizza Bagels
Turkey Sandwich, tortilla chips x2
PBJ, apple* slices with cinnamon
Snack Lunch: salami slices, pepper jack cheese, carrots* and ranch dressing*
Leftovers from dinner
(This is a strange week for us because some of us are going in different directions on several days, so I am cooking simple dinners on a few nights.)
Chicken Quesadillas, steamed broccoli
BBQ Pepper Jack Bacon Burgers (skipping the bacon this week), chips
Chicken and Black Bean Chili, corn chips
Grilled Cheese, grapes
Dinner with friends
Dinner out at a fast food restaurant (paid for with grocery money)
Dinner out with son using coupons (everyone else is eating at an event)
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.
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