Saturday, February 27, 2010

The Frugal Table Meal Plan and Grocery List

WELCOME! Hopefully you are able to use this meal plan to make some yummy, yet frugal meals for your family!

Here is what is on the table for the week:

Monday: Cheesy Baked Chicken and biscuit casserole
Tuesday: Chili w/ cheese on top and cornbread on the side
Wednesday: Build a Pasta! (your kids will love this one) Garlic Bread, Salad
Thursday: Homemade cornbread crust pizza
Friday: Tuna Melts and Veggies

Grocery List: (unless indicated, all meals serve a family of 4)

2 cups chicken (about 1 lb)
1 bag frozen mixed veggies (12-16 oz)
1 can cream of chicken
3/4 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
baking mix

Tuesday-(this meal will feed 6+ people)
1 lb hamburger
1 packet of chili seasoning
2 cans of kidney beans, one dark and one red
1 onion
1 can cut up tomatoes
1 can tomato juice
Cornbread mix
shredded cheese
cilantro (optional)
sour cream (optional)
oyster crackers or corn chips (optional)

Spaghetti or your favorite noodle
spaghetti sauce ( I love new Bertolli pasta sauce in the pouch) and/or Alfredo
Toppings- Cheddar Cheese, mushrooms, onion, hamburger or sausage, green pepper, black olives (anything else you or your kiddos may like on your pasta) *note, only add toppings to your shopping list that you/your family may like and what is on sale!
Garlic Bread

Yellow Corn Meal
Olive Oil
Pizza Sauce
Pizza Cheese
*Additional pizza toppings: green pepper, onion, hamburger, black olives (hey... you may have some of these toppings left over from your meal yesterday!), sausage, bacon etc.

Cheddar Cheese
Veggies- carrot sticks and celery are good options!

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