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I live in America so it can be assumed that most things are easily accessible. I don’t know what it is like to live in other countries where commercialism isn’t as rampant. But I figure (and perhaps unrealistically hope) it is just as easy and just as cheap for others to get the bare basics food items needed to survive. With $80 to spend per week that breaks down to $11.42 per day. I am starting assuming a bare pantry and the inability to buy multiple things at once. I am slowly working to create a surplus of those extras that make nice life (Peanut Butter, Jelly, Mayonnaise, Sugar, Butter, Spices, etc.)

Deals on Pricing to make Budget Work:
1 Loaf of Bread has 24 slices for $1.00
1 Dozen Large Eggs for $1.50
1 Gallon Milk for $2.00
1 Box of Ramen (Chicken or Beef) with 12 packs for $3.00
1 40oz Jar of Peanut Butter for $3.50
1 32oz Jar of Jam/Jelly for $3.00
1 16oz Box of Spaghetti for $1.00
1 36oz Jar of Spaghetti Sauce for $3.00
1 lb. Ground Meat for $2.50
1 packet Taco Seasoning for $1.00
1 Bag of Frozen Tater Tots/French Fries for $2.50
1 Can of Sloppy Joe Mix for $1.00
1 lb. Chicken Breast for $2.00
1 Box Cornflake Cereal for $3.00
1 Bag of Instant Flavored Rice for $1.00
1 20pk Soft Tortilla Shells for $3.00
1 15oz Can of Corn for $0.50
1 Bag of Shredded Cheese for $2.00
1 Box of 8 Frozen Fish Filets for $4.00
1 30oz. Jar of Mayonnaise for $3.00
1 Large Bottle Barbecue Sauce for $3.00
1 Bag of Egg Noodles for $1.00
1 Pack of 4 sticks of Margarine for $1.00
1 24oz. Bag of Sugared Cereal for $4.00
1 Frozen Pizza for $4.00
1 24oz. Can of Tomato Sauce for $1.00
1 36 oz. Large Can Kidney Beans for $2.50
1 24 oz. Can of Chili Beans for $1.25
1 24oz. Can of Petite Diced Tomatoes for $1.00
1 5lb Bag of Potatoes for $3.00
1 10.5oz can of Condensed Vegetable Soup for $1.50
1 Bottle Worcestershire Sauce for $3.00
1 24oz Container of Sour Cream for $3.00

Day 1 Shopping – Total Spent $11.50 (over $.08)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.50 – Eggs
$1.00 – Bread
$3.00 – Ramen
$1.00 – Spaghetti
$3.00 – Spaghetti Sauce

Day 1 Meal Plan
B: 3 Dip Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: Spaghetti with Sauce

Day 1 Leftovers
3 Eggs
1/2 Gallon Milk
12 slices of Bread
9 packs of Ramen
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 2 Shopping – Total Spent $12.25 (over $0.91)
$1.50 – Eggs
$1.25 – Hamburger Buns
$2.50 – Ground Meat (1lb.)
$1.00 – Sloppy Joe Mix
$2.50 – Frozen Tater Tots
$3.50 – Peanut Butter

Day 2 Meal Plan
B: 3 Dip Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: Sloppy Joes and Tater Tots

Day 2 Leftovers
6 Eggs
6 packs of Ramen
Half Bag Uncooked Tater Tots
Leftover Sloppy Joe and Hamburger Buns
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 3 Shopping – Total Spent $10.50 (under $0.01)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.50 – Eggs
$1.00 – Bread
$2.00 – Chicken Breast (1lb.)
$3.00 – Cornflake Cereal
$1.00 – Instant Flavored Rice

Day 3 Meal Plan
B: 3 Scrambled Eggs and 2 Pieces of Toast w/ Peanut Butter
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: Cornflake Chicken* and Rice

Day 3 Leftovers
1/2 Gallon Milk
9 Eggs
15 Slices of Bread
3 packs of Ramen
Half Bag Uncooked Tater Tots
Leftover Sloppy Joe and Hamburger Buns
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 4 Shopping – Total Spent $13.00 (over $1.57)
$1.00 – Bread
$2.50 – Ground Meat (1lb.)
$3.00 – Soft Tortilla Shells
$2.00 – Shredded Cheese
$1.00 – Taco Seasoning Packet
$0.50 – Can of Corn
$3.00 – Jam/Jelly

Day 4 Meal Plan
B: Cornflake Cereal with 1 Piece of Toast w/ Peanut Butter
L: 2 Fried Egg Sandwiches
D: Tacos and Corn

Day 4 Leftovers
24 slices of Bread
3 Eggs
3 packs of Ramen
Half Bag Uncooked Tater Tots
Leftover Sloppy Joe and Hamburger Buns
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 5 Shopping – Total Spent $10.50 (over $0.65)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.50 – Eggs
$4.00 – Frozen Fish
$3.00 – Mayonnaise

Day 5 Meal Plan
B: 1 Egg, 2 Toast 1 Peanut Butter, 1 Jelly
L: 2 Peanut Butter Sandwiches
D: Frozen Fish and Tater Tots

Day 5 Leftovers
1/2 Gallon Milk
6 slices of Bread
12 Eggs
3 packs of Ramen
Leftover Sloppy Joe and Hamburger Buns
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 6 Shopping – Total Spent $9.50 (under $1.27)
$1.00 – Bread
$1.50 – Eggs
$3.00 – Barbecue Sauce
$2.00 – Chicken Breast, 1 lbs.
$1.00 – Egg Noodles
$1.00 – Margarine

Day 6 Meal Plan
B: 3 Eggs and 3 Toast
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: BBQ Marinated Chicken and Buttered Pasta

Day 6 Leftovers
18 slices of Bread
15 Eggs
Leftover Sloppy Joe and Hamburger Buns
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 7 Shopping – Total Spent $9.50 (under $1.27)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.00 – Bread
$4.00 – Frozen Pizza
$4.00 – Sugared Cereal
$1.00 – Tomato Sauce

Day 7 Meal Plan
B: Cereal
L: 2 Fried Egg Sandwiches with Mayonnaise
D: Frozen Pizza

Day 7 Leftovers
1/2 Gallon Milk
6 slices of Bread
9 Eggs
Leftover Sloppy Joe and Hamburger Buns
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 8 Shopping – Total Spent $11.75 (under $0.94)
$1.50 – Eggs
$1.00 – Bread
$2.50 – Kidney Beans
$3.75 – 3 cans Chili Beans
$1.00 – Petite Diced Tomato
$2.00 – Shredded Cheese

Day 8 Meal Plan
B: 3 Eggs and 3 pieces of Toast
L: 2 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
D: Chili* with Cheese

Day 8 Leftovers
15 slices of Bread
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
Leftover Chili
1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce

Day 9 Shopping – Total Spent $10.00 (under $2.36)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.00 – Bread
$3.00 – Ramen
$1.00 – Spaghetti
$3.00 – 5lb Bag of Potatoes

Day 9 Meal Plan
B: Cereal
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: Spaghetti with Sauce

Day 9 Leftovers
1/2 Gallon Milk
36 slices of Bread
9 packs of Ramen
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
Leftover Chili

Day 10 Shopping – Total Spent $10.00 (under $2.36)
$1.50 – Eggs
$3.00 – Condensed Vegetable Soup (2 cans)
$1.00 – Fresh Onion
$2.50 – Ground Meat
$1.50 – Bunch of Celery
$2.00 – Shredded Cheese

Day 10 Meal Plan
B: 1 Egg and 2 Pieces of Toast, 1 Peanut Butter, 1 Jelly
L: 2 Fried Egg Sandwiches with Mayonnaise
D: Leftover Chili with Cheese

Day 10 Leftovers
18 slices of Bread
9 packs of Ramen
Leftover Soft Taco Shells

Day 11 Shopping – Total Spent $12.50 (under $1.28)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.50 – Eggs
$2.00 – Chicken Breast, 1 lb.
$3.00 – Worcestershire Sauce
$2.00 – Italian Dressing
$2.00 – Brown Sugar

Day 11 Meal Plan
B: Cereal
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: Shepherd’s Pie*

Day 11 Leftovers
1/2 Gallon Milk
12 Eggs
15 slices of Bread
6 packs of Ramen
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
Leftover Shepherd’s Pie

Day 12 Shopping – Total Spent $11.75 (under $0.95)
$1.00 – Bread
$1.50 – Eggs
$1.25 – Hamburger Buns
$2.00 – Frozen French Fries
$4.00 – Sugared Cereal
$2.00 – White Sugar

Day 12 Meal Plan
B: 3 Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
L: 2 Peanut Butter and Jellys
D: Pulled Chicken Sandwiches* and French Fries

Day 12 Leftovers
18 slices of Bread
6 packs of Ramen
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
Leftover Shepherd’s Pie
1/2 bag Uncooked French Fries

Day 13 Shopping – Total Spent $11.50 (under $0.87)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.00 – Bread
$1.50 – Eggs
$2.00 – Ground Meat
$1.00 – Taco Seasoning Packet
$1.00 – Instant Flavored Rice
$3.00 – Sour Cream

Day 13 Meal Plan
B: Cereal
L: Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
D: Leftover Shepherd’s Pie

Day 13 Leftovers
15 slices of Bread
3 packs of Ramen
Leftover Soft Taco Shells
1/2 bag Uncooked French Fries

Day 14 Shopping – Total Spent $11.50 (under $0.87)
$2.00 – Milk
$1.00 – Bread
$1.50 – Eggs
$2.00 – Ground Meat
$1.00 – Taco Seasoning Packet
$1.00 – Instant Flavored Rice
$3.00 – Sour Cream

Day 14 Meal Plan
B: 1 Egg with 2 Pieces of Toast, 1 Peanut Butter, 1 Jelly
L: 2 Fried Egg Sandwiches with Mayonnaise
D: Tacos with Shredded Cheese & Sour Cream and Rice

Day 14 Leftovers
1/2 Gallon Milk
3 Eggs
21 slices of Bread
3 packs of Ramen
1/2 bag Uncooked French Fries

At the end of two weeks there should be Peanut Butter, Jam/Jelly, Mayonnaise, BBQ Sauce, Margarine, Worcestershire Sauce, Italian Dressing, Brown Sugar and Sugar in your pantry and refrigerator. The Peanut Butter, Jelly, and BBQ Sauce may be close to needing replaced.

Breakfasts By Day
3 Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
3 Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
3 Eggs and 2 Pieces of Toast with Peanut Butter
Cornflake Cereal with 1 Piece of Toast with Peanut Butter
1 Egg and 2 Pieces of Toast with 1 Peanut Butter and 1 Jelly
3 Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
Sugared Cereal
3 Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
Sugared Cereal
1 Egg and 2 Pieces of Toast with 1 Peanut Butter and 1 Jelly
Sugared Cereal
3 Eggs and 3 Pieces of Toast
Sugared Cereal
1 Egg and 2 Pieces of Toast with 1 Peanut Butter and 1 Jelly

Lunches By Day
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
2 Fried Egg Sandwiches
2 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
2 Fried Egg Sandwiches
2 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
2 Fried Egg Sandwiches with Mayonnaise
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
2 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Ramen and 1 Piece of Bread
2 Fried Egg Sandwiches with Mayonnaise

Dinners By Day
Spaghetti with Sauce
Sloppy Joes with Tater Tots
Cornflake Chicken with Instant Rice
Tacos and Corn
Frozen Fish and Tater Tots
BBQ Marinated Chicken and Buttered Pasta
Frozen Pizza
Chili
Spaghetti
Leftover Chili
Shepherd’s Pie
Pulled Chicken and French Fries
Leftover Shepherd’s Pie
Tacos with Shredded Cheese & Sour Cream and Instant Rice