Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Catch Up...

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),
mashed potatoes(.55)
Gravy (.28), and
Steamed veggies(.83).
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


Jennifer said...

I really like the way you break down the total cost per meal!! How do you figure it out? I would really love to know!!

Crystal DuBois said...

Jennifer, your comment inspired a post. Check out how I calculate the cost on the blog.

Thanks for the question!