Monday, June 21, 2010

All You Grocery Challenge - Week 1

I've decided to buckle down and enter the

The contest runs from June 20 - July 17, 2010.

The Challenge:
"Spend no more than $25 per family member per week on groceries for four weeks"
"Being creative with your menu and providing healthy choices for your family."

My Goal: Spend only $20 per person per week!
So, here's how my shopping went for Week 1: 6/20 - 6/26

# of Items Bought: 35
SubTotal before Coupons: $68.50
Total After Coupons: $41.52
Total Savings: $26.86

Menu Plan for the All You Grocery Challenge Week 1:

What We'll be having for Breakfast:
Cascadian Farm's Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars
Yogurt with Granola

What We'll be having for Lunch:
Tuna Salad with Kashi crackers
Chicken Breast Sandwiches with Pretzel Sticks
Egg Salad Sandwiches

What We'll be having for Dinner:

Sunday, June 20th: 
Father's Day Meal:
Grilled Chicken Fajitas w/ all the fixins
Grilled Fresh Corn on the Cobb

Monday, June 21, 2010: Pasta Primavera w/ Ham and Fig's Cheesy Muffins

Tuesday, June 22, 2010: Mexican Grilled Chicken Wraps &; Black Bean Salad

(used recipe as guideline to make quesadillas instead)
Frugal Tip: Used leftover chicken fajita meat from Sunday's meal

Wednesday, June 23, 2010: BTC (Turkey Bacon, Tomato & Cheese) Sandwich & Banana

Thursday, June 24, 2010: P.F. Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Friday, June 25, 2010: Chicken Sandwiches with Yogurt Cups

Saturday, June 26, 2010: Out of Town for Birthday Party 

I encourage all of you to do your own challenge at home
if you're not participating in the All You Grocery Challenge already!

Good Luck and keep me posted on your progress!

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