Following is a list of the foods I've chosen for the mini challenge and the cost for each:
$.55 for 1/3 of 18 oz oatmeal (split with Sharon and Mark) total cost $1.64 - 2 for one sale
$.44 for 1/3 of 18 bananas (split with Sharon and Mark) total cost $1.32 @ $.27 per pound
$.88 for 1 pound of elbow macaroni
$.69 for one can tuna packed in water (last minute change - I originally had spaghetti sauce on my list but decided instead to make a tuna and mac dish)
$.50 for small container cherry tomatoes (good sale)
$.40 for 1/2 pound margarine (I usually don't eat margarine)
$.50 for 1/2 container of small Lettuce heads (split with Sharon) total cost $1.00
$.43 for 1/2 loaf of bread (split with Mark) total cost $.85
$.85 for 10 eggs (split with Sharon and Mark)
$.88 for cheese - 14 slices remaining (sold 2 slices to Mark)
$.83 for 1/3 of 10 pound bag of potatoes- 7 potatoes each (split with Sharon and Mark)
$.25 for 1/4 of bottle of ranch dressing (shared with Mark)
Total is $7.18
Monday's menu: Breakfast - Oatmeal and bananas Lunch - grilled cheese Supper - 1/6 of casserole made with tuna, macaroni, chives (from my garden), 4 slices of cheese, and sliced cherry tomatoes) along with a salad of lettuce, cherry tomatoes and ranch dressing Snack - hard boiled egg.
I haven't planned the menus for the rest of the week so I'll be posting as I go.