How i feed my family of 4 an organic gluten free diet for 125 per week money saving mom. The personal finance planner recognizes that life and money are intertwined. Im always busy planning and working hard to keep it at this amount. For additional ideas see my blog on the 7 keys to saving money on groceries. How to create a menu to feed a family of 4 on 125 per week at whole foods no less.
I am not sure how a 15 meal fits a 125 a week budget. Leave the credit card and possibly even the debit card at home if you know that you are tempted to overspend using plastic. Even so i started to make changes one step at a time and i managed to replace rather costly some of them not very healthy food items with organic gluten free options all for 125 per week. Track progress on financial goals whether you are paying down debt or saving for the future.
I shop mainly aldi. Includes meal plan recipes and shopping list with price list. Keep in mind that i always say in my classes that the 125 per person per month grocery budget is a target not an inviolable law. I feel strained at 200 per week.
The guidelines are given for four levels of spending. So once again we dont eat dog food around here. And no one can complain they cant find anything to eat either. I am on a limited budget also.
And weekly menu plan brigettes 56 grocery shopping trip and weekly menu plan for 6 how i feed my family of 4 an organic gluten free diet for 125 per week 21 freezer meals for 150 at aldi homeschoolers. I hope this has helped you figure out how exactly how we shop and plan to feed the bacon family and just how to spend around 200 a month to feed a family of 6. How i feed my whole family for about 60 a week. Join me for a free webcast on thursday evening.
Spending 15 on a meal is a splurge for my family. How much does it cost to feed your family compared to these 2017 government guidelines. My husband lost his job and is now working a minimum wage job. Thrifty low cost moderate and liberal.
A couple of years ago i wished my family could eat an organic diet but i thought it would be too expensive. I need to try some of this at their prices. Make 6 freezer meals from costco in 40 minutes raising a family on a part time income and enjoying. When you plan out your schedule for the month doesnt it make sense to take your money into account too.
If the 125 includes all foods snacks etc this just isnt feasible. I love your site and make many of your recipes but i still dont find these to be budget friendly. In retrospect i. The whole foods market hacks program only asked me to account for 14 meals but i ended up getting at least 18 meals with my purchases and still had leftover food which we used for some simple lunches and dinners to round out the week.
The costs for each level represent quoting the government here a nutritious diet where all meals and snacks are prepared at home.