Menu Plan Monday – October 5th

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 4, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

I’m hoping to spend $20-25 this week at the store.  When I couldn’t find space in the fridge and freezer to put away last week’s groceries, I thought it high time for a Pantry-Fridge-Freezer Challenge

With the exception of ground chuck (which is on sale for $1.67/lb this week!!!), I’ll just be buying the basics…produce, eggs, milk and bread.

So here’s the plan for this week’s Pantry-Fridge-Freezer Challenge

Monday - Beefy Mac Soup

Tuesday – Baked Italian Chicken

Wednesday – Beef Roast with Carrots from the Garden

Thursday – Baked Chicken Fingers

Friday – Breakfast Casserole with Fruit

Saturday – Spaghetti

Sunday - Leftovers or Sandwiches

I will post the recipes each night after I make the meal. If you see a meal you are interested in, please check back for the recipe later in the week!

Thanks to Andrea at Mommy Snacks and Marcy at Stretching a Buck for posting the best deals and coupon matchups at my stores each week!

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Jennifer October 4, 2009 at 7:48 pm

Oh yum everything sounds so great. Can’t wait to see the recipe for Beefy Mac Soup. That sounds like something my husband would really like!

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Heather October 4, 2009 at 9:45 pm

Ooh, I can’t wait for Beefy Mac Soup. We are big fans of hamburger stew with or without pasta tossed in now that it’s starting to get chillier outside.

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Rona October 4, 2009 at 9:55 pm

Sounds like a yummy week at your house.

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Susie's Homemade October 5, 2009 at 6:34 am

What a great idea! I haven’t gotten to that point yet but, I need to clean my pantry before the holiday baking season begins so…maybe I will do a purge soon.

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Damiane October 11, 2009 at 2:44 pm

One of my online twin mommies turned me onto this site today and already I have so many recipes I want to try. Thanks for doing this!!! Having 2 yr old twins limits my time in the kitchen and my brain to come up with new meals all the time!

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