$125 Budget Weekly Menu –See how I feed my family of six including 3 teens and a twelve year old for $125 a week!
I went a little over budget this week because I splurged on chicken wings at regular price. My total was $132.16 for the week, or $7.16 over.
*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!
Oatmeal* Pancakes (from leftover oatmeal)
Oatmeal* with cinnamon* and raisins*
Cheese Toast, banana
Fried Eggs with Spinach, orange slices
Cereal with milk x2
Egg and Cheese Bagel*
Salami slices, provolone cheese, crackers, cucumber slices
Turkey sandwich, chips
Tuna Salad, carrots with ranch dressing
Rice Cakes with peanut butter and banana slices, grapes
Cheese nachos with avocado slices and cherry tomatoes
Delicious Steak Fajitas, rice*, steamed green beans*
Easy Hot Wings, Fries*
Southwest Chicken Chili (recipe coming soon), tortillas chips
Ham* and Bean Soup, garlic toast triangles
Breakfast for Dinner: eggs, bacon*
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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