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Our Family Meal Plan for this week 24/11/2013 - £46

Sunday, 24 November 2013
I had a busy week last week, too busy which meant that I was unexpectedly really poorly this weekend.  This week will be much quieter and I am determined to manage things better and not take as much on so I avoid the run down feeling and tiredness that has plaqued me for weeks.  Easier said than done but I will try my best.

Lunches for the kids will be school dinners to give me a rest and a break, my daughters will probably moan but they appreciated packed lunches more if they have school dinners once in a while.  Grown-ups lunches will be Root Vegetable Soup and Tomato Soup from the freezer defrosted as and when we need it.

Breakfasts will be porridge with homemade fruit compote.  I will bake some treats for after school snacks and morning teas.


Roast Chicken with Roast Vegetables and Yorkshire Puddings

Chicken Soup

Mixed Vegetable and Pearl Barley Risotto, using up any leftover chicken and stock

Toad In The Hole

Vegetable Stew with Herbed Dumplings


Sausage, Vegetable and Pearl Barley Hotpot

Shopping List

25 items: £46.08

Packets and Cereals
1x   Mornflake Superfast Oats (2Kg)                                     £2.18
1x   Great Scot Pearl Barley (500g)                                       64p

2x   ASDA Smartprice Mixed Vegetables (1Kg)                     £1.50

Tins, Jars and Cooking
1x   ASDA Smartprice Chopped Tomatoes (400g)                 31p
1x   ASDA Chosen by You Chilli Beans (290g)                      48p

Dairy and Eggs
4x   ASDA British Semi Skimmed Milk 4 Pints (2.27L)            £4.00
1x   ASDA English Medium White Cheddar (450g)                 £2.50
1x   ASDA English White Mature Cheddar (450g)                  £2.50

Meat, Fish and Poultry
2x   ASDA Extra Special Pork Sausages (6 per pack - 454g) £5.00
1.8kg ASDA Extra Special British Free Range Whole Chicken £8.96

Fruit and Vegetables
12   ASDA Bananas (Approx 170g)                                      £1.39
10   ASDA Royal Gala Apples (Approx 160g)                       £2.56
1     ASDA Parsnips (Approx 250g)                                      37.3p
1     ASDA Butternut Squash (Approx 850g)                          80.8p
1x   ASDA Celery                                                                50p
1x   ASDA Trimmed Leeks (500g)                                         £1.00
1x   ASDA Garlic Loose                                                       30p
1x   ASDA Smartprice Peppers (700g)                                  £1.58
1x   ASDA Spring Onions                                                    50p
1x   ASDA Sweet Potatoes (1Kg)                                         £1.00
2x   Inspire Premium Baking Potatoes (2Kg)                         £3.00
2     ASDA Swede Portion by Weight (100g)                         24p
2x   ASDA Carrots (1.2Kg)                                                   £2.00
2x   ASDA Smartprice Pears (500g)                                      £1.58

1x   ASDA Mexican Plain Flour Tortillas (10)                         £1.18

Prices and special offers reflect those of the online grocery website My Supermarket, and are correct as of 24 November 2013.  Prices may vary in different in-store locations.

Our groceries cost £46.08 from Asda, had I shopped at Tesco they would've cost £49.49 and £52.66 from Sainsbury's.

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


  1. It is great to see the priced shopping list too. This is the second meal plan this week with toad in the hole. I think it will be on mine next were too!

  2. Do rest up! Your body will thank you :)

    We ate quesadillas twice last week, so good!


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