Ok, so on Monday we had Sunday's intended dinner... Chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, and steamed veggies. Here is the cost breakdown...
Pan seared chicken breast ( 1.16),
Gravy (.28), and
A nice Sunday Dinner(for a total of $2.82).
On Tuesday we were to have tacos, but Money Saving Mom's post on eating healthy made me crave french fries. I have a great homemade french fry recipe that is super easy that I really wanted, so Tacos turned into Sloppy Joes. Cost ....$1.67
1/2 lb hamburger-.61 cents
1/2 cup oats- 6 cents
2-3 Tbsp of ketchup- free from CVS (instead of tomato paste)
1 packet of Lawry's Sloppy Joe Seasoning-Free with a coupon
4 small Idaho Potatoes- .40 cents MAYBE LESS
1/3 cup sugar
2 cups warm water
3 cups oil-.60 cents
Buns- Free with Sara Lee Deal