I am really working to stick to my $300/month grocery budget goal for 2017 and I am also trying to use up things that I have on hand. Make-up, lotions, cleaning supplies AND all of those items that tend to get pushed back in the pantry and forgotten.
This week, I really worked to create a menu plan using items I had on hand in my pantry, freezer and fridge. Once I had my plan, I decided to try the new Kroger Clicklist Program. Yippee! Where has this been all my life? I went online, order only what I needed to complete the meals I planned, scheduled a pick-up time and then went to the parking lot and in 5 minutes, the nice Kroger associate what at my car and loading my trunk with my order. Since I only bought exactly what I needed, I only spent $28.12! Yay, me!! If your Kroger has the new Clicklist program, I highly recommend it.
Here is our menu plan for this week:
Tuesday–Pork roast, broccoli, rice and gravy
Wednesday–Chili, hot dogs baked in cornbread
Thursday–Grilled chicken Cobb salad
Friday–Breakfast for dinner: eggs, bacon, toast,
Saturday–Loaded nachos–chips, re-fried beans, lettuce, tomato, avocado, sour cream, salsa
Sunday–Spaghetti sauce, noodles, salad and homemade bread
Breakfasts will be smoothies, yogurt with berries and homemade granola, cereal with milk, and toast from homemade bread.
Lunches will be leftovers from dinners and sandwiches using my homemade bread.