$125 Budget Weekly Menu –See how I feed my family of six including 4 teens for $125 a week!
This week I saved money by shopping at Aldi’s (a discount chain) and serving cheaper foods like potatoes, soup and beans. My total spending for the week was $109.50.
*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
Egg and Cheese Bagel, cantaloupe slices
Cheese Toast, applesauce
Cinnamon Raisin Toast with peanut butter* and banana slices
Organic Yogurt with Crockpot Granola and fresh strawberries
Banana Berry Smoothie, popcorn*
Easy Cheese Quesadillas, bell pepper slices
Turkey Sandwich, carrots and ranch dressing* x2
Hummus, tortilla strips, cucumber slices
PBJ, apple slices with cinnamon
Southwest Chicken Chili, tortilla chips
Baked Potatoes with bacon*, steamed broccoli and cheese, salad
Spicy Chicken Thighs* (sprinkle chicken skin with Lawry’s Seasoning Salt and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour), steamed broccoli and cauliflower
Fettuccine Alfredo with broccoli, romaine salad
Hot Dogs, fries, baked 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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