Saturday, July 11, 2009

The $40 Foodie & Menu for the Week

Hey Peeps!

Welcome to the first week of the $40 Foodie. Away we go!

Albertson's Grocery Store
Total: $14.15
(not pictured a $2 magazine)

Trader Joe's
Total: $20.99

Total for the week: $35.14, or $4.86 under budget.

I do confess to having some items in my freezer that I'll be pulling out this week for dinners. BUT! Before I would have thrown leftovers away, so yay for me! I still consider that a victory : )

This week's menu:

Saturday:
Lunch: Fish Tacos
Dinner: SSG has a date ... I think he's paying? Let's hope.

Sunday:
Breakfast: Blueberry corncakes
Lunch: Fish Tacos
Dinner: Cabbage rolls and a spinach salad

Monday:
Breakfast: Fruit
Lunch: Leftover cabbage rolls & salad
Dinner: Breakfast for dinner (banana muffins, eggs, bacon & fruit)

Tuesday:
Breakfast: Fruit & yogurt
Lunch: Leftover breakfast for dinner
Dinner: Stuffed potatoes (spinach, onions, goat cheese & bacon)

Wednedsay:
Breakfast: Fruit & banana muffins
Lunch: Leftover stuffed potatoes
Dinner: Portobello mushroom pizzas

Thursday:
Breakfast: Yogurt and fruit
Lunch: Leftover portobello mushroom pizzas
Dinner: Chicken tortilla soup (from the freezer)

Friday:
Breakfast: Banana muffin and yogurt
Lunch: Chicken tortilla soup
Dinner: TBD (I usually like to go out to eat on Friday & Saturday nights)

Have great weekends everyone!

2 comments:

thevinylvillage said...

what a great idea...Im gonna check in and see how you're doing with t his. (meaning, steal any ideas you give me ;-)

Suz Broughton said...

This is awesome! Planning is the key here. Blueberry corn muffins--totally making them.