meal plan and menu this week

My $58 Weekly Grocery Trip W/Beer Deal!

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I thought I couldn’t leave you hanging from last week’s $60 grocery trip. To follow it up you will see what it looks like for a filler week as I call it.

We are using up a lot of cucumbers, tomatoes, and strawberries from the garden! I can’t believe we are still getting strawberries. I always start my seeds indoors for the garden to save money. The trick is for saving on produce even if you can’t grow your own to buy what is in season.

If you are new around here check out all the resources I have on the blog for tips to save on your groceries.

Remember I’m able to have minimal items because I shop from my pantry FIRST. You can read more about how to do that here.

And do NOT think you need to come up with a $60 Grocery budget. This isn’t a competition. It’s only for inspiration and to show you how crazy I am! I wrote a whole post about how to figure out your own personal grocery budget here. It even includes an actual food savings calculator so you can make it based on your family size.

Next week will be a little more interesting. I’m using up the last of my frozen meats except for the chickens we recently butchered.

Check out the video below or scroll down for the details and meal menu.

Here’s What I bought this week:

BJs:

Smithfield bacon 3 lbs. $11.99

Gallon of Milk $2.57

Half and Half $2.69

Mayochup 2 pk $7.74

Romaine Hearts 6 ct. $4.49

Labatt 30 pk. $20.99

How to get the Labatt Beer Rebate:

Text #50 to 71441 and follow directions.

Tops Markets

Bananas $0.47/lb.

5 lb. Potatoes on sale for $0.99

Grapes $1.99.lb.

I threw out the receipt but it was $6 for everything.

Now how the heck do I make meals with this? You better go read my how to live off your pantry post and then come back and check out the meal menu.

MEAL MENU

Breakfast

We are still eating cereal from last week. Homemade zucchini chocolate chip muffins, and egg wraps using the wraps from last week too.

Lunch

PB&Js, Egg Salad Sandwiches, Cucumbers, Salad, and snacks left in the cupboard from previous Costco/BJs haul

Dinner

BLTS

Fish with Brocolli

Ground Beef with Noodles and squash from garden. I’ll season it up whatever I’m in the mood for that day. Whether it’s sweet and savory and warm and spicy.

BLT wraps. Yep we have so many wraps from last week!

Cheesy Bacon Potatoes with Salad

Potato Soup with Homemade Garlic Sticks

Cheese Tortellinis with Shredded Zucchini and Carrots from garden( Found these frozen in the freezer!)

If you missed last week’s $60 trip check it out here.

Thanks for stopping by and feel free to let me know how you are saving money on groceries this week.

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