Grocery Challenge Mini Round Up 31/03

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

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