Next week's meal plan - beginning 12 November 2011
SATURDAY - beef & ale stew with carrots & broccoli - (substituted from tonight. We had fish cakes & veg instead)
SUNDAY - Roast chicken, rice with onion & bacon, peas & cabbage.
MONDAY - Stir fry pork with veg in soy, honey & chinese spice sauce.
TUESDAY - Spaghetti bolognese
WEDNESDAY - Pasta & pesto with veg & sausage.
THURSDAY - Chilli (frozen leftovers from last week) with rice
FRIDAY - HM pizzas
SOUPS - 1) Butternut squash & sweet potato
2) Chicken & veg
I will also bake this week. Probably brownies, scones and lemon drizzle sponge.
Tesco fruit yoghurts (various flavours) x 6 @£0.89 = £5.34
Tesco own brand cornflakes = £1.48
Savoy cabbage x 2 (BOGOF) = £0.76
English apples x 2 bags @£1.00 (BOGOF) = £1.00
Curry sauce x 1 jar (Loyd Grossman, Balti) = £1.00
Oranges x 2 bags @£2.00 = £4.00
Bananas x 2 bunches = £0.97
Broccoli x 2 (BOGOF) = £0.97
Honeydew melons x 2 = £3.00
TOTAL = £18.52
Grapes x 2 punnets = £3.00
Leeks x 4 = £1.19
Red onions = £0.29
Potatoes - 2.5KG pack = £2.49
Arla 1% milk x 4 @£0.85 = £3.40
Bavarian Ham x 3 @£0.83 = £2.49
Wafer thin chicken = £1.59
Free range eggs x 4 boxes @ £0.89 = £3.56
Rapeseed oil = £1.29
Olive oil spread x 2 @£1.09 = £2.18
Poultry Kabanossi sausages = £1.79
Lidl own brand 'Frosties' cereal = £0.99
TOTAL = £24.26
TOTAL SPEND = £42.78
November grocery spend to date - £173.15 / £250.00
Balance - £76.85
I am going to have to watch the spends next week if I am going to make it until Nov. 27th on budget, although £250.00 was a pretty ambitious target for us!
The kids are devouring fruit & youghurts at the moment. I cannot complain about this though, so much better than wanting sweets. Thank goodness all of the Halloween sweeties are finished.
How are your grocery challenges going in November?