What is on the menu at our house 4/26

04/26/2011 12:01 pm · 4 comments

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!


  • late breakfast/ early lunch-
  • Dinner- Roast cooked int he crock pot, Mashed potatoes, Jello and Freezer corn


  • Breakfast- Scrambled  eggs with toast
  • Lunch- Cucumbers, Hard boiled eggs and apples
  • Dinner- Vegetable and noodle soup


  • Breakfast-  Scrambled eggs with fresh straw berries
  • Lunch- Canned soup
  • Dinner- Tuna Sandwiches, cucumber slices  and orange wedges


  • Breakfast-  Hot Oatmeal
  • Lunch- Yogurt with Fresh fruit and granola
  • Dinner- German Pancakes, with strawberries and Sausage



  • Breakfast- Cold Cereal
  • Lunch- Egg salad sandwiches with apple slices
  • Dinner-Salmon patties, steamed broccoli and honey dew melon


  • Breakfast- Cold Cereal
  • Lunch- Hot pockets
  • Friday- Chicken and dumplings, with bread sticks


  • Easter potluck with family!


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