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    Monthly Meal Planner
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    • 4th Aug 06, 11:07 AM
    Monthly Meal Planner 4th Aug 06 at 11:07 AM

    I am new to this board but have used 'old style' ways for a long time! I though it might be useful to share my monthly meal planner for August to show newbies how it really is possible to have a budget and still eat well. My budget is 40 per week for 2 adults, 1 child, 1 dog and two cats and this includes everything including household supplies. We often have people over for meals so I tend to base most meals on four people and freeze or use the leftovers for lunch the next day. All meat and fresh produce is bought from local producers and where possible is organic, though local is my first choice.

    Week One

    Friday Hummus and Garlic Pitta Breads
    Saturday Pork Burgers with Salad
    Sunday Roast Chicken with Roasted Vegetables
    Monday Chicken Cassoulet with Pasta (using left over chicken)
    Tuesday Salmon and Dill Fishcakes with New Potatoes and Veg
    Wed Bacon and Cheese Fritatta with Tomato Salsa
    Thursday Chilli Bean Tortillas

    Week Two

    Friday Sausage and Mash with Veg
    Saturday Chicken with Cannellini Beans
    Sunday Lamb Hotpot
    Monday Jacket Potatoes with Leeks and Mackeral
    Tuesday Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon
    Wed Shepherds Pie, Peas and Sweetcorn
    Thursday Pizza and Garlic Bread

    Week Three

    Friday Parmesan Chicken and Chips and Veg
    Saturday Beef Burgers with Salad
    Sunday Picnic
    Monday Spaghetti Bolognese
    Tuesday Lentils with Garlic and Mint and Rice
    Wed Chicken with Red Pepper Crust with Veg
    Thursday Pepperoni Pasta

    Week Four

    Friday Tuna and Onion Pizza and Garlic Bread
    Saturday Chicken Curry and Rice
    Sunday Roast Beef with Yorkshire Puddings
    Monday Sausage and Tomato Spaghetti
    Tuesday Potato, Bacon and Onion Hotpot
    Wed Spaghetti Bolognese
    Thursday Spicy Bacon Pasta

    I hope this helps someone who is maybe trying to cut down their food bill for the first time. Any recipes wanted, please ask!


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