This week’s Grocery Haul is a little different. In a bid to save money Nick and I have decided to NOT do a food shop one week a month. We spend about £50 on week on food so by not doing a grocery haul we can transfer that £50 straight into our savings.
I have planned our meals for this week using ingredients we already have in the cupboards. I thought I would show you these ingredients so you can see how we will do it.
This week’s meal plan is:::
Monday – Homemade Nando’s with baked sweet potato
Tuesday – Chicken, Sweet potato and Spinach Curry
Wednesday – Nick’s Mum’s House
Thursday – Steak and Chips
Friday – Out with friends
Saturday – BBQ at a birthday party
Sunday – Roast Dinner
I hope you’ve enjoyed this post. You can take a look at my How to SAVE on your Groceries video over on my YouTube Channel. There you will find all the ingredients from my freezer and store cupboard that I used to make these meals. I think this is a really easy way to save money. Thank you Kerry from Oh So Amelia for giving me the idea! Would you consider doing this? How do you save money?
Emma5th April 2016 at 7:03 AM
I try to meal plan but I really need to sort out my cupboards and use up what's in there too add I bet I could get a few weeks meals.
Sarah Cantwell5th April 2016 at 7:46 AM
its the first time we've done it but definitely going to make it a regular thing. You save money and it helps to clear out the cupboards xx
Stephanie Oakes5th April 2016 at 10:06 AM
What a great idea, I need to use all the food in our freezers too, they are stacked!! x
Sarah Cantwell5th April 2016 at 2:08 PM
Ha ha! It builds up so easily doesn't it xx
Sara Murray5th April 2016 at 4:14 PM
I try to do this every few weeks, only buy milk/fruit etc. and then use up whatever I have in the cupboards/freezer for the week. It works really well!
Sarah Cantwell5th April 2016 at 5:42 PM
It's the first time we've done it Sara, but it's such a good idea. I'll definitely be doing this again xx
A Mum Track Mind5th April 2016 at 7:44 PM
This is a great idea – I spend far too much on the food shopping so this would really help me! x
Sarah Cantwell5th April 2016 at 9:06 PM
It's so simple but helps you save money and clear out your cupboards. Win win! Xx
Bex @ The Mummy Adventure5th April 2016 at 9:37 PM
Homemade nandos sounds amazing, we are trying to meal plan more so that we can plan around our youngest son's allergies
Sarah Cantwell5th April 2016 at 9:47 PM
That's such a good idea. I imagine it'll take to worry out of cooking for him xx
Lamb & Bear11th April 2016 at 9:53 PM
Fab idea, good luck doing it. I need to limit my spending on groceries too so I might try this! xx
Sarah Cantwell12th April 2016 at 7:28 AM
It was skeptical at first but it really did work! X
Sarah Haig11th April 2016 at 10:22 PM
This is such an ingenious idea. I do find that if I get caught I can usually rustle up a decent meal from things I find at the back of the cupboard and the freezer.
Sarah Cantwell12th April 2016 at 7:37 AM
There are always things lurking in the cupboards you can use and such a good way to declutter them x