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$25 grocery challenge week 3 (Jan 16-22, 2010)

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by , 01-16-2010 at 03:31 PM (860 Views)
I surprised myself by coming in under $50 this week, even with all the snacks and the cat litter.

eggs .99
egg nog .99
bagels 2.37
pasta .99
pasta .99
chex mix 2.50
cheeze puffs 1.77
pretzels 1.58
juice 1.77
juice 1.77
can tomato 2.78
english muffins 1.99
ice cream bars 2.99
cottage cheese 2.44
cat litter 4.99
cheddar 1.50
cheddar 1.50
3lb onions .99
bananas .18
garlic .33
bell pepper .89
green onion .69
lettuce mix .88
5lb potatoes .99
oranges 1.07
tomatoes 2.39
parsley .78
peanuts 3.98

total: 48.31

Menu:

-- chili, cornbread, salad
-- grilled chicken, soup
-- turkey breast, spinach stuffing
-- kielbasa, potatoes
-- ??
-- ??

The meat is all coming from the stockpile. There just were no good deals to be had this week, even though I have $20 budgeted for it (and last week's $20, too). Using some pantry and freezer items that need to be used up. Most of this week's vegetables will end up as soup or salad ingredients.

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