Just a short post to catch you up with my grocery challenge progress and weekly meal plan. I’ve decided to keep the grocery challenge updates to once a week on a Sunday, instead of inserting it into the bottom of each day’s post.
April Spend – £65.39
27/03 – Mr Chilli picked up a few bits in Morrisons: Nescafe coffee - £1.85 Value kitchen towels - £1.15 Mini chickpea tins x3 - £1 Branston pickle - £1 Seriously strong cheddar - £2.46.
28/03 – I nipped into Morrisons on the way home: Fresh spinach £1.29 2 pints whole milk – 89p
31/03 – Asda delivery today, cost £5 Walkers ridged crisps x6 - £1 Asda walnut halves 150g - £1.76 Doritoes salsa 300g - £1.00 Asda cat food 950g - £1.28 Smartprice food bags 100 – 78p Nivea deodorant 250ml - £1.50 Olives 310g – 88p Dried cranberries 170g - £1 Asda rich roast coffee 200g - £1.98 Asda tuna in brine – 97p Asda mackerel in oil – 85p Smartprice chopped tomatoes x3 – 93p Pinto beans – 39p Extra virgin olive oil 750ml - £2.50 Merchant Gourmet cooked chestnuts 200g - £1.47 Asda crushed chillies 28g – 71p Asda smoked paprika – 82p Smartprice ketchup – 28p Asda balsamic vinegar 250ml - £1 Smartprice orange juice 3x200ml – 45p Asda bagged salad x2 - £2 Extra special corn fed free range chicken 1.5kg - £7.64 Asda ham 125g - £1 Smartprice butter – 98p Whole milk 4 pints – £1 Asda large white baps 6pk x2 - £1 Smartprice cat litter 10kg x2 - £3.20 Loose bananas 1.4kg – 95p Unwaxed lemons x5 - £1.35 Smartprice apples 850g - £1.01 Asda white potatoes 2.5kg - £1.80 Asda cola 4 pk x2 - £4.30 Loose courgettes 170g – 23p Green beans 240g - £1 Fresh sage – 65p Butternut squash 1.1kg - £1.14
So what am I doing with it?
Sun 31 – Roast chicken and all the trimmings (for guests)
Mon 1st – HM gnocchi with roasted squash, walnuts and sage butter with salad
Tues 2nd – vegetable enchiladas with salad
Wed 3rd – Spaghetti bolognaise
Thurs 4th – Lentil, mushroom and spinach lasagne with salad
Fri 5th – Mushroom stroganoff with rice and cabbage
Sat 6th – HM hummous, HM pittas and salads