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My £19.56 week meal plan.

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    For those who are on a budget, and don't mind eating slightly repetitively , then here is something that you might find interesting

    THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO BE MADE EVERY SINGLE WEEK, THERE IS ONLY SO MUCH BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING YOU CAN TAKE.:



    The meals:


    Porridge
    Oats
    Milk
    Sugar

    Cereal
    Cereal
    Milk

    Spicy Vegetable Bacon Potato soup
    Fry off bacon
    Boil Potatoes
    Put bacon, potatoes, vegetables, some chillis, and stock into a pan and simmer on a low heat for 2 hours.
    Blend.

    Tuna sweetcorn pasta.
    Cook pasta and sweetcorn
    Drain pasta and sweetcorn
    Mix with tuna and mayo.

    Bacon Sandwich
    Cook bacon
    Make bread

    Sunday dinner
    Cook chicken
    Cook veg
    Cook potatoes how you like them
    Make gravy

    Korma
    Use leftover chicken to make 3 korma portions which can be frozen.
    In a pan pour Korma cooking sauce, and add leftover chicken and simmer for 30 minutes.
    Boil rice and in a frying pan stir in egg mixture to make egg fried rice

    Chilli con carne
    Fry off mince
    mix in canned tomatoes, kidney beans, chillis and simmer so it reduces down for 2 hours. Boil rice.

    Bread and Butter pudding
    http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/317/t...r-pudding.aspx

    Garlic bread
    Make baguette
    Slice it, and make garlic butter (garlic mixed wth butter) and spread on slices and toast

    Handmade chips
    Boil potatoes
    Slice them leave skins on
    Rub salt on skins
    Roast in oven for 20 mins.


    And the shopping list:






    Just sharing it incase anyone finds it useful.

    edit: Managed to do a quick £9.98 shop although it involves no meat, and isn't all that nutritious and includes making a lot of the stuff yourself but at least you know its freshly homemade.

    A typical day:
    Breakfast: 2 crumpets
    Lunch: Tomato/ricotta ravioli
    Dinner: GNOCCHI TOMATO RICOTTA BAKE WITH PEPPERS and GARLIC BREAD
    Dessert: Hot cross bun/Jelly/Banana/Apple


    0.3
    kg

    ASDA Bananas
    0.66 lbs £0.23


    1

    ASDA Smart... Jelly
    £0.06


    1

    ASDA Smart... Apples
    £0.64


    1

    ASDA Hot Cross Buns
    £0.70


    1

    ASDA Garlic
    £0.30


    1

    ASDA Smart... SP Peppers
    £1.47


    1

    ASDA Smart... British potatoe
    £0.87


    4

    ASDA Smart... Chopped tomatos
    £1.32


    2

    ASDA Ricotta cheese
    £1.96


    1

    ASDA ASDA flour
    £0.50


    1

    Allinson Yeast
    £0.28


    1

    ASDA Smart... SP Eggs 6pk
    £0.85


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    ASDA Asda
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    What happens when Asda realize their awesomeness and decide to up their prices? Just a thought.
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    I would laugh, quite a lot, if they were out of stock on porridge oats.
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    Minimum order of £25.00

    Sorry but the awesomeness is cut short.
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    (Original post by Gemma :)!)
    I would laugh, quite a lot, if they were out of stock on porridge oats.
    Why?

    (Original post by TheCurlyHairedDude)
    Minimum order of £25.00

    Sorry but the awesomeness is cut short.
    Whats to stop you from going to a store?
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    Thats great...although I know some people who live on half of that :ninja:
    Its great nonetheless!
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    (Original post by insignificant)
    Why?



    Whats to stop you from going to a store?
    Because it would ruin your plan.

    Actually, thinking about it, that's incredibly harsh sorry I'm in a bad mood it's too late!
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    (Original post by ithoughtofthis)
    Thats great...although I know some people who live on half of that :ninja:
    Its great nonetheless!
    How do you manage! I'm intrigued.
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    (Original post by Gemma :)!)
    Because it would ruin your plan.

    Actually, thinking about it, that's incredibly harsh sorry I'm in a bad mood it's too late!
    No worries Theres some porridge oats that are only like 20p more so all is good.
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    This. Is. Genious.

    This thread has made my day.

    Edit: I do have a suggestion for those who don't like repeating their meals on a weekly basis, though it does involve a bit of extra work. Make a series of timetables for a number of weeks and make your own raffle.
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    I know people who spend 5 to 10 quid a week on shoppiing, they eat mostly soup and canned veg
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    someone likes bread and butter pudding. a lot!
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    (Original post by peachesandcream77)
    Live on half of that.. How is that possible?!
    What do they buy/eat?
    I pretty much live on £15, tend to eat fruit, soups, burgers and the occasional pizza. Noodles or toast for a snack. I even shop at Marks And Spencer, so it could be cheaper if I wasn't so picky.
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    Not much variety for veggies..plus meat is so expensive! You can halve that living on a veggie or even vegan diet! (I'm a meat eater tho and do consider meat a 'luxury' money wise!)
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    If only I didn't hate porridge...

    I actually haven't eaten porridge in about 15 years so maybe I do like it. Shame I can't afford to find out really.
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    (Original post by DavidPembertonWebb)
    This. Is. Genious.

    This thread has made my day.

    Edit: I do have a suggestion for those who don't like repeating their meals on a weekly basis, though it does involve a bit of extra work. Make a series of timetables for a number of weeks and make your own raffle.

    This! Thank you OP xD You did me a massive favour! I Can't wait to start uni
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    (Original post by RIISE)
    What happens when Asda realize their awesomeness and decide to up their prices? Just a thought.
    Then we'll go Egypt on their arses.
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    I have to ask, where is the wine?
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    (Original post by insignificant)
    Why?



    Whats to stop you from going to a store?
    Would be hard to find every specific item like you have on the website.
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    A few weeks of that timetable would probably put me off all those foods for life.

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