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$50 Meal Plan
Monday
Breakfast: Yogurt parfait with cantaloupes & granola
Lunch: BLTs
Dinner: Herb roasted pork loin with mashed potatoes & maple glazed carrots
Tuesday
Breakfast: Hard boiled egg, toast and slice of cantaloupe
Lunch:  Leftovers – pork sandwich and homemade sweet potato fries
Dinner: Shrimp Alfredo with caesar side salad
Wednesday
Breakfast: Granola cereal with sliced bananas
Lunch: Homemade mac and cheese
Dinner: Salmon patties with baked potatoes and roasted asparagus
Thursday
Breakfast:  Homemade french toast
Lunch: Turkey wrap and pita chips
Dinner: Chicken parmesan with spaghetti
Friday
Breakfast: Hard boiled egg, toast and banana
Lunch: Salad
Dinner:  Breaded chicken breasts (baked) with garlic green beans with mashed potatoes and chicken gravy
Saturday
Breakfast: Homemade waffles
Lunch: Turkey wrap and pita chips
Dinner: Ham, white beans and corn bread
Sunday
Breakfast: Omelets with green peppers, shredded cheese and left over bacon
Lunch: Egg salad lettuce wrap and homemade fries
Dinner: Chicken fried rice with peas and carrots
Shopping List
  • Bone-in chicken breasts  – 3lbs – $3 (on sale)
  • Mixed vegetables – frozen -$1
  • Green beans – frozen – $1
  • Bacon – $1.69 (on sale)
  • Bread – .85 cents
  • Tomato – .50 cents
  • Lettuce – .99 cents
  • Spiral ham – 2lbs – $3.96
  • White beans – canned – .65 cents
  • Jiffy corn bread mix – .47 cents
  • Salmon – canned 4 pack – $3.50
  • Potatoes – 5lbs – .99 (on sale)
  • Pork loin – 1.69 per lb – $6.76 (on sale)
  • Bananas – 2 lbs – .88 cents
  • Carrots – 2lbs – .99
  • Yogurt – .$1.56 for 4
  • Granola  – $1.50 for a big box at a discount food store
  • Tortillas – $1
  • Cantaloupes – .99 each
  • Eggs – 2 cartons – $1.38
  • Green pepper – .50 cents
  • Turkey lunch meat – 1 lb – $2.79
  • Mozzarella cheese – $1.79
  • Chicken patties – frozen -$3.36
  • Pasta sauce – $1.19
  • Elbow noodles – $.69 for 2 boxes
  • Pita chips- $1.69
  • Asparagus –  Fresh – $1.50
  • Shrimp – $3.99 a lb
  • Alfredo sauce – .85 cents
  • 2 Sweet Pototoes – $1.50
Again, prices will vary based on location. There were many sales to be found this week. I had to go to 5 stores to get these deals. ADLI, Walmart, Bargain Basement (discount food store),  Dollar Tree and Save-a-lot
I did not include some staple items and items that I always have on hand. This includes: soy sauce, rice, condiments, breadcrumbs, spices & herbs, baking goods for the waffles and french toast, angel hair pasta, croutons, lemon juice and grated parmesan cheese.
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