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Weekly Shopping and Menu 9/13

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Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $60 a week? Check back every Sunday for a new week of shopping and menus! Week of: 9/13/15 www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

I had a great week! I had originally planned on spending $10.00 on chicken breasts at Sam’s Club, and when I looked at the rest of the stuff I wanted to buy, I got nervous because I would have liked to have bought more but didn’t have the money. A few minutes after thinking that, I got an email from Swagbucks saying my $10.00 Sam’s Club gift card I redeemed on a whim was ready to be used! It’s funny how things work sometimes, huh? =) So I had some extra money to stock up a little. Let’s see what I got!


Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $60 a week? Check back every Sunday for a new week of shopping and menus! Week of: 9/13/15 www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Meijer

Onion: $1.08
Oxi-Clean: $7.99. We use this for our homemade laundry detergent!
4 cans tuna: $.39 each. Keeping these in my pantry; I couldn’t resist that price!
Butternut squash: $2.02
Spaghetti squash: $2.58. All winter squash was $.88 a pound, so I had to start my fall recipes early!
Green grapes: $2.34
3 gallons of milk (1 not pictured): $1.99 each.
2 bags frozen broccoli: $1.99 each
2 containers of strawberries, 1 pound each: $2.00 each
Canned pumpkin (Not pictured): $1.49. Haven’t figured out what I want to do with this yet!

Total: $33.09


Want to see what a family of 3 eats for $60 a week? Check back every Sunday for a new week of shopping and menus! Week of: 9/13/15 www.nogettingoffthistrain.com

Aldi

Greek yogurt: $3.69
2 cans crushed tomatoes: $.95 each
2 jars pasta sauce: $.79 each. These were on clearance and I like to keep a couple in the pantry!
Parmesan garlic wing sauce: $1.69. Have you ever had this? It’s AWESOME and tastes just like the sauce from Buffalo Wild Wings!
Corn tortillas: $1.39
Shredded cheddar cheese: $2.79
Cinnamon apple straws: $1.99
Tomato paste: $.39
Sliced cheddar cheese: $1.99
Eggs: $2.59
Cooking spray: $1.49
Bag of black beans: $2.29. I like to cook them all in the slow cooker and freeze in individual portions!
Carrots: $.69
Bread: $1.79
Mini bagels: $1.99

Total: $28.25
Weekly Total: $61.34


 Menu

Lunch is always leftovers. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were bought in previous weeks.

Dinner

Pizza cupcakes* (I had all the ingredients on hand and needed a way to use up leftover wonton wrappers from last week!
Homemade chicken nuggets with parmesan garlic sauce
Grilled cheese and canned tomato soup*
Spaghetti squash with homemade spaghetti sauce
Butternut squash and black bean enchilada skillet
Pancakes* (This might be a weekly dinner at our house. Allison ate FOUR good-sized pancakes for dinner this past week!)
Leftovers

Breakfast

Peanut butter banana protein smoothies* (Tons of bananas in the freezer)
Baked oatmeal* (In freezer)
Cereal*
Mini bagels with cream cheese* and eggs (For Allison)

Allison’s Lunch

Cheese and shredded carrot quesadillas with Greek yogurt/strawberry puree


What’s on your menu for next week? Share your recipes below!

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