£50 Weekly Food Shop Challenge | AD

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I won’t lie, I’m not organised. I’m not one of those people who stick to lists and make plans and do things on time (very rarely am I on time for anything!).

But I’m a trier ~God loves a trier am-I-rite~

So when Satsuma Loans asked if I could spend £50 to do my shopping for the week, in the words of Barney Stinson: challenge accepted!

In all honesty, this was probably the most fun task I’ve ever done for my blog, because I do the weekly shop for myself anyways and I love looking for tips and tricks. I shop around and I use MySupermarket so that I can find the cheapest products for the best value. Satsuma Loans have a very helpful page on their website for their handy tips and tricks! I also buy products at a certain time when they are about to be put on reduced hehe – it’s the same product for less money! Especially when you are going to eat the product that day or the next day, it makes total sense!

 Shopping List

Total: £49.91

Day One

Breakfast:

Porridge with sliced bananas

Uses: Porridge, Milk, Banana

Lunch:

Quorn Chicken Salad

Uses: Quorn Chicken, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumber 

Dinner:

Baked Salmon with mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli

Uses salmon, spices, potatoes, broccoli

Day Two

Breakfast:

Bagel with smoked salmon Philadelphia and sliced cucumber

Bagel, Philadelphia, cucumber

Lunch:

Mixed vegetable pasta

Pasta, peppers, onions, mushrooms, sweetcorn garlic, tomatoes, pasta sauce

Dinner:

Stuffed peppers with wedges

Peppers, Quorn mince, sweetcorn, brown rice, garlic, potatoes

Day Three

Breakfast:

Mashed avocados on wholemeal toast

Avocados, wholemeal bread

Lunch:

Homemade pizzas

Pittas, pesto, tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, sweetcorn

Dinner:

Glazed Salmon with brown rice and garlic spinach

Salmon, soy sauce, chilli sauce, garlic, brown rice, spinach

Day Four

Breakfast:

Weetabix with strawberries

Weetabix, milk, strawberries

Lunch:

Creamy spinach gnocchi

Gnocchi, spinach, garlic + herb Philadelphia, garlic, onions

Dinner:

Quesadillas with salad

Quesadilla kit, avocados, Quorn chicken, lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes 

Day Five

Breakfast:

Porridge with blueberries

Porridge, milk, blueberries

Lunch:

Halloumi and pepper skewers with brown rice

Halloumi, peppers, brown rice

Dinner:

Pasta bake

Pasta, peppers, tomatoes, sweetcorn, pasta bake sauce

Day Six

Breakfast:

Omelette with spinach and tomatoes

Eggs, spinach, tomatoes

Lunch:

Vegetable soup with bread

Broccoli, potatoes, spinach, onion, garlic

Dinner:

Spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti, pesto, mushrooms, Quorn mince

Day Seven

Breakfast:

Scrambled eggs and mushrooms on wholemeal toast

Eggs, wholemeal bread, mushrooms, garlic

Lunch:

Halloumi salad

Halloumi, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, dressing

Dinner:

Quorn Chicken stir-fry

Quorn chicken, stir-fry pack, mushrooms, peppers

So that’s what I eat and shop for in a week! What would you buy if you had £50?

 *This post was kindly sponsored by Satsuma Loans but as always, all opinions are my own! Read my disclaimer to see how I work with brands.
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