How to feed your family of 4 for under $50 this week!

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Here is a sample menu of how to use weekly sales to feed your family of 4 for under $50!

 

(We used Tops, Save a Lot, & Aldi for sales)  

 

Breakfasts

Cereal

Eggs & Toast

Waffles & Sausage

Egg & Cheese Omelet

 

Lunches

Tuna Sandwiches 

Chicken Wraps

PB&J Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Leftover Spaghetti

 

Dinners

Spaghetti w/Garlic Bread & Salad

Chicken Salads

Tuna Casserole & Steamed Veges

BBQ Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, & Steamed Veges

Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potato, Steamed Veges, & Garlic Bread

Chuck Roast, Potatoes, Carrots

Leftovers

 

Snacks

Pretzels

Bananas & Grapes

Vege Sticks & Dressing

 

 

**Many items you may already have stocked in your pantry.  If not, here are some weekly sales to help you keep your grocery budget down.

 

Weekly Sales:

-Cereal (Save a Lot $1.99 General Mills Cereal + Use printable coupon $.50/1 General Mills Cereal = $1.50)

-Eggs (Aldi, $1.19 dozen)

-Waffles (Aldi, $0.99)

-Sausage (Aldi, $1.09)

-Cheese (Omelets) (Tops, $2.00 Heluva Good Cheese)

-Bread, (Aldi, $0.99) (or make your own with what you already have!)

-Tuna (Sandwiches & Casserole) (Tops, B1G1 Free (less than $1 each) x 2

-Spaghetti Sauce (Tops, Ragu $0.60 each + use $.75/2 (doubles) Ragu sauce RP 2/15) x 2 (or make your own from your pantry)

-Loaf Italian Bread ($0.99 Aldi – use the day old bread for the best crusty garlic bread! ) x 2

-Lettuce (salads, wraps) (Aldi, $0.99) x 2

-Dressing (salads & Veges & dressing) (Tops, B1G1 free Kraft dressing + $1/2 Kraft Printable)

-Chicken Leg Quarters (Chicken BBQ, Chicken Wraps, Chicken Salad Sandwiches) (Save a Lot, $0.59 lb) x 6

-Potatoes (Save a Lot $2.99, 20 lb bag)

-Cabbage (Save a Lot, $0.39 lb)

-Steamed Veges (Tops, $1 each (10/$10)) x 3

-Corned Beef Roast (Aldi $1.99 lb) x 4

-Chuck Roast (Save a Lot, $3.99 lb) x 3

-Pretzels (Save a Lot, $0.99)

-Bananas ($0.49 lb – plus don’t forget Checkout51 rebate) 

-Grapes (Aldi, $1.19 lb red grapes) 

-Veges (Tops, red or green peppers $1.88 lb or B1G1 Free Celery, or Save a Lot, carrots $0.75 lb)

 

 

Weekly Total (including meat): $48.95 for a family of 4.  

 

Note: Costs may vary depending on weight of fruits and meats.  

 

 

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