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Sunday, 9 February 2014

Our Family Meal Plan this week 10-02-2014 - £42

It is a fairly busy week for us this week.  I have my usual work shifts along with a couple of meetings and a couple of other appointments to fit in as well.  My 3 daughters, much to their annoyance, will be having school dinners this week.  My husband and I will be having leftovers for our lunches or soup from the freezer.  On the weekend we are going to friends for lunch on Saturday and I'll be taking along the pudding, Sunday we'll have twice baked potatoes.

Breakfasts will be porridge with dried fruit or toast with homemade jam and a piece of fruit for afters.

Dinners

Roast Chicken with Roast Vegetables and Yorkshire Puddings

Chicken and Vegetable Pasties, using leftover chicken and roast vegetables

Chicken and Vegetable Soup, using homemade chicken stock

Mixed Vegetable and Pearl Barley Risotto

Homemade Pizzas

Lightly Spiced Slow Cooker Beef Casserole, two nights


Shopping List

24 items: £42.52

Packets and Cereals
1x   Mornflake Superfast Oats (2Kg)                                                 £2.18
1x   ASDA Wholefoods Strong White Bread Flour (1.5Kg)                 80p
1x   Jus Rol Shortcrust Pastry Block (500g)                                      £1.10
1x   Great Scot Pearl Barley (500g)                                                   64p
1x   Great Scot Broth Mix (500g)                                                      75p
1x   ASDA Home Baking Easy Bake Yeast (6 per pack - 42g)            65p
1x   ASDA Wholefoods Brown Bread Flour (1.5Kg)                           £1.28

Frozen
2x   ASDA Smartprice Mixed Vegetables (1Kg)                                 £1.50
2x   ASDA Chosen by You Diced Casserole Beef (454g)                   £6.00

Tins, Jars and Cooking
2x   ASDA Smartprice Chopped Tomatoes (400g)                             62p
1x   ASDA Smartprice Red Kidney Beans in Water (400g)                  23p

Dairy and Eggs
4x   ASDA British Semi Skimmed Milk 4 Pints (2.27L)                        £4.00

Fruit and Vegetables
1x   ASDA Smartprice Sultanas (500g)                                             84p
12   ASDA Bananas (Approx 170g)                                                  £1.39
2x   ASDA White Potatoes (2.5Kg)                                                   £3.00
1x   ASDA Butternut Squash (Approx 850g)                                      80.8p
2     ASDA Sweet Potatoes (Approx 460g)                                        £1.18
1x   ASDA Celery                                                                            80p
1x   ASDA Garlic Loose                                                                   25p
1x   ASDA Smartprice Peppers (700g)                                              £1.56
1x   ASDA Smartprice Brown Onions (2Kg)                                       98p
1x   ASDA Carrots (1.2Kg)                                                               £1.00
2x   ASDA British Apples (650g)                                                      £2.00

Meat, Fish and Poultry
18   ASDA Extra Special British Free Range Corn Fed Whole Chicken by Weight (100g)    £8.96


Prices and special offers reflect those of the online grocery website My Supermarket and are correct as of 9th February 2014.  Prices may vary in different in-store locations.

As usual I compared the cost of our shopping which cost £42.52 from Asda.  The cost of my shopping elsewhere would've been £42.66 from Morrisons, £47.07 from Sainsbury's or $50.59 from Tesco. 

Don't forget to check out all the other meal plans in the Meal Planning Monday linky over on At Home With Mrs M.


7 comments:

  1. Love the sound of that risotto this week Michelle.

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  2. I bow down to you once more and wonder if there is room for a little one for the risotto?

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  3. I love your meal plans Michelle, so inspirational and such an amazing resource.

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  4. Love using leftovers in pies/pasties x

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  5. its the first time I have popped over here what a great idea to list all the food prices as well fabulous meal plan and love the saving money xx

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  6. The Risotto sounds fab!!
    Fab plan x

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  7. you do such a good job, I need to try harder and get my bill down!

    thanks for the inspiration

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