Menu Plan- How to eat off of Coupons 5/9

05/09/2011 2:04 pm · 1 comment

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

What is on a the menu at our house?

I get an email at least once a week asking me what I feed my family. Most of them are  just wanting to learn how to cross over from the habit of shopping daily for that days menu plan.  While others are convinced we eat  nothing but processed food.  They see the photos of what I buy that week and can not seem to wrap their brain around the idea of cooking from that weeks promo items and your stockpile.

Some of you “type A” personality’s  are much more organized than me, and I am sure there is a rotation chart or something fancy that would make menu planning easier.  But I do what works for me, I plan my meals around the fresh promo items that I get that week.  As well as what I get in my Bountiful Basket that week.  I then use my food storage or stockpile items, as well as freezer items to plan my meals.

Being that I do not write my menu out a week in advance  I am sharing last weeks menu with you!  Hope it helps you understand that eating from your stockpile can be made a way of life,  is both rewarding and thrifty!







  • Breakfast- Yogurt and Granola
  • Lunch- Left Over Fajitas
  • Friday-Grilled Ham and Cheese, Honey Dew Melon


  • late breakfast/ early lunch- Hot Dogs, Chips, Cheese Sticks and Apples
  • Dinner- Ate at Big Judd’s In Boise with our Groupon Coupon


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One of our favorite things to do with all the leftovers is this. #1. Any meat , cheese, veggie item becomes a soft wrap for lunch item sour cream is always great in these #2. Dessert wraps fruits, brown sugar, cinnamon, white sugar if you do these with apples or peaches they taste like a small pie. Veggies left over dumped in a container used later to make soup. These small steps help stretch food dollars We are in our 60's trying to get our blog up and running helping out others Our family of 7 grown adults eats and meds and drug store items for $94.00 per week. Would love any help you could offer. glossymoney

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