Feeding Two for $60 Meal Plan

This week’s meal plan is actually well under $60 coming in at just $52.66. It’s a week full of delicious meals including a whole roasted chicken, beef pot roast, and chicken fried rice. You won’t feel like you’re saving money with these meals, snacks and desserts! Read more for the meal plan I used, the recipes I made, and my shopping list for the week.

Also, check out this link for how much money we save by eating meal plans like this one every week!

Meal Plan:

Snacks for the week- Carrots, fruit, and greek yogurt

Dessert for the week- Double Chocolate Mocha Cookies

 

Shopping List:

Fresh Fruits and Veggies                                                       Dairy

  • 3 lbs of carrots                                                                       • 1 Gallon Milk
  • Brussels Sprouts                                                                   • 15 Eggs
  • 3 Large Yellow Onions                                                         • 1 Container Greek Yogurt
  • 1 head of Broccoli                                                                  • 2 Sticks of Butter
  • 2 packages of Mushrooms
  • 1 Lemon                                                                             Dry Goods
  • 1 bunch fresh Thyme
  • 1 bunch Spring Onions                                                          • 1 Box Oatmeal
  • 1 medium sized piece of fresh ginger
  • 5 red peppers                                                                   Meat
  • 1 bunch Kale
  • 1 large Sweet Potato                                                                • 1 Whole Chicken
  • 1 bag bean sprouts                                                                   • 2 lbs Beef Chuck Roast
  • 4 Bell Peppers
  • 5 Apples
  • 5 Pears                                                                                Total Grocery Price = £38 or $52.66
  • 3 Head of Garlic
  • 1 bag Parsnips
  • Celery

Pantry Staples I Restocked

  • Light Soy Sauce
  • Udon Noodles
  • Flour
  • Coconut Milk
  • Paprika
  • Pasta
  • Polenta

 

Pantry Staples I Used this Week:

Because I cook most of our meals a home, I keep a well stocked pantry. I don’t need to restock these items every week, but when one runs out, I add it to the grocery list and pick it up during my weekly shopping trip. Above, you can see which of my staples I needed to restock this week. They are included in my grocery price. I never keep huge amounts of anything in my pantry, just enough that I can cook a meal or two. This prevents anything from sitting on the back of the shelf for years and years and helps eliminate food waste. These are the items that I used from my pantry this week.

  • Chicken stock or stock pots
  • Chicken Bouillon
  • Beef Stock or Stock Pots
  • Coconut Milk
  • Red Lentils
  • Pasta (Fusilli)
  • White Rice
  • Basmati Rice
  • Udon Noodles
  • Spices and Seasonings:
    • Salt
    • Pepper
    • Cayenne
    • Chili Powder
    • Tumeric
    • Curry Powder
    • White Pepper
    • Oregano
    • Thyme
    • Onion Powder
    • Garlic Powder
  • Curry Paste
  • Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Flour
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Instant Coffee
  • Vanilla
  • Rice Wine Vinegar
  • Sesame Oil
  • Light Soy Sauce
  • Oyster Sauce
  • Polenta

 

Money Saving Tips

One of my biggest money saving tips is to use leftovers for lunch. Every night, after dinner, I pack both my husband and I a tupperware container full of leftovers to take for lunch. Not only does this help us save TONS of money on eating out, but it also means that we have a healthy, balanced lunch each day with very little prep.

I’ve linked the tupperware containers we use below. They are microwave safe, dishwasher safe, seal completely, and have lasted really really well even though they get used all the time.

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Feeding Two for $60 a Week

2 thoughts on “Feeding Two for $60 Meal Plan

  1. mjsoiree@gmail.com says:

    Your meals look great and I love the money saving tips! Everything looks delicious. 🙂

    One note – putting chopsticks standing in rice or noodles is considered bad manners. It looks like a tombstone at a funeral. I married an Asian man and was quickly corrected! 🙂

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