Weekly Food Plans

January 25 2009, 4:16pm

Most of my weekend has been spent back and forth between the supermarket and my flat buying food. I reached the conclusion that a mass purchase was needed on Friday night, having eaten Rice pudding and cereal for my dinner.

The gear for the job:

Food Shopping Gear

Trying to make cut backs to my shopping bill finally came to an end this week.

This weeks total comes in at a whopping €87.94. However there is a lot of food included in this. Rather than take a lot of pictures. I thought I would just write a list to summarize the shopping total and plans for the week.

3 x Quorn Mince 1 x Milk 5 x Yoghurts 1 x Frozen Peas - €2.96 4 x Vegetable Burgers - €2.35 2 x Innocent Orange - €4.00 1 x Innocent Strawberry and Banana - €5.35 6 x Eggs - €3.16 5 x Bagels - €1.49 4 x Pitta Bread - €0.79 1 x Soup - €2.65 1 x Pasta Sauce -€1.49 1 x Ravioli - €4.19 2 x Potato cakes - €4.49 2 x Lasagne - €3.99 + €5.19 1 x Beef Mince - €4.99 2 x Mini Pizza - €2.99 each 1 x Large Pizza - €5.35 1 x Vegetable Casserole - €4.49

Mushrooms - €1.49 Carrots - €1.89 New Potatoes - €1.69 Pepper - €0.99 Tomatoes - €2.79 Courgettes - €2.79

Tesco received €52.45 Marks and Spencer received €13.38 Grand total: €87.94

Receipts

This week I have put the prices next to the food so that I can start to calculate to the rough cost of meals.

After Thoughts

Having wrote all the food down I think this is a great first step to really managing exactly how much I'm spending on Food. Ok i could make cuts here and there but I do like buying luxury food.

The Food Plan

Pizza Vegetable Stir Fry Pasta Sheppard's Pie Potato Cakes with Peas and Gravy Sauce Vegetable Caserole