Comfort Food $50 Weekly Menu Plan for a Family of 6

I’m feeding my family of six for just $200 a month, by using the contents of my weekly Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box as the backbone of my weekly menu plan. This week’s menu plan was all about comfort foods – stuff that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside: hot cereal for breakfast, … Read moreComfort Food $50 Weekly Menu Plan for a Family of 6

Super-Thrifty $50 Weekly Menu Plan for a Family of 6

Each of my $50 Menu posts features an entire week’s worth of recipes, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner for six people for about $50. This was a weird week for our menus. I found myself with bits and pieces of produce, which would make recipes, but they didn’t seem large enough portions for six people. … Read moreSuper-Thrifty $50 Weekly Menu Plan for a Family of 6

Delicious $50 Weekly Menu Plan for a Family of 6

My regular grocery budget is $375 a month to feed my family of six. To meet this goal, we rely heavily of produce markdowns, menu planning, and bulk cooking. When COVID-19 hit, we experienced a number of unexpected stressors to our already tight budget. It wasn’t until the immediate danger had passed that I assessed … Read moreDelicious $50 Weekly Menu Plan for a Family of 6

Creative Ways to Feed Your Family when the Fridge is Empty

Sometimes going to the store is not an option. It’s the end of the month and you are out of grocery money You’re in the middle of a snowstorm (or a global pandemic) You’re trying to save money by shopping less often Whatever the reason, you need a plan for feeding a hungry family using … Read moreCreative Ways to Feed Your Family when the Fridge is Empty