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Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks on a Budget!

Grocery budget getting out of hand? I have had some request to show what I buy for breakfasts, lunches and snacks on a budget. Buying items for that little bundle can get out of hand FAST, am I right?

Here at Pennies into Pearls, we like easy, affordable and healthy! In hopes of giving you some meal inspiration, I want to tell you what I bought for our family of five for Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack!

What I Bought for Breakfast

  • Frozen Strawberries – We like to use these for breakfast smoothies.
  • Chicken Breakfast Links
  • Syrup ( Oliver’s favorite for freezer pancakes or waffles!)
  • Oatmeal packets
  • English muffins- We like to make breakfast sandwiches with a fried egg, turkey, and some spinach! YUM!

Breakfast for hubby and I usually looks like a protein hot chocolate or smoothie. If I’m extra hungry I will scramble some eggs to go with that.

What I Bought for Lunches

  • Ritz crackers and salami – We like to use these and some cheese to make homemade lunchables!
  • Canned chicken- This makes an easy, delicious chicken salad.
  • Dino Buddies – Gotta have for the kiddos!
  • Rolled tacos

Lunches could also be leftovers from dinner the night before. The kids also like to make a simple quesadilla or PB&J sandwich.

What I Bought for Snacks

  • Tortilla chips
  • Guacamole
  • Cheeze-its
  • Costco Bakery Muffins- I like to quarter these for the kids because they are HUGE!

Come see some ideas for yourself!

So there ya have it, what I bought specifically for breakfasts, lunches, and snacks on a budget this month. Now keep in mind, I do go to the store once a week and do a fresh grocery haul. That is where I will get eggs, bread, milk, and fresh fruits and vegetables.

I hope this list helps you get some ideas for breakfasts, lunches, and snacks on a budget! I love sharing my strategies with you to help you save time and money so you can focus on the things that matter the most to you.

Talk to you soon!

Brittany

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