$125 Budget Weekly Menu – Making a weekly meal plan keeps me sane and helps me to save money and stay on budget. I feed my family of six including four teens for around $125 a week. Here’s what we’re eating this week.
*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 Grocery Shopping for this week here.]
Bagels with Cream Cheese
Oatmeal* with cinnamon and raisins*
Breakfast Burritos with Sausage and Egg* (from the freezer)
Cereal with milk x2
Cheese Toast, applesauce*
Banana Berry Smoothie, popcorn*
Ham and Swiss Grilled Cheese (making bread for these), tangerine slices
PBJ*, grapes x2
Turkey Sandwich, cucumber slices
Hummus, tortilla chips, pepper slices* (leftover from previous week)
Cheese Nachos, carrots*
Spicy Black Beans*, rice*
Oven Baked Tacos* (gr beef from freezer, taco shells from the pantry), romaine salad* (leftover from last week)
Fettuccini Alfredo with grilled chicken and steamed broccoli* (pasta previously purchased), toasted bagels with butter and garlic salt
Spicy Chicken Thighs* (sprinkle chicken skin with Lawry’s Seasoning Salt and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour), steamed green beans*
(This is a repeat from last week because we ended up having leftovers.)
Homemade Pizza (pepperoni and sauce from pantry)
Dinner Out with gift certificate
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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