If you’re unfamiliar, the $10 Food Day is a one-day menu plan featuring four recipes (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack), all for less than $10. This is ideal for families looking to majorly cut down on their food budget, while still eating wholesome, delicious meals.
Total Cost For All 4 Recipes: $8.67
The total for all recipes included in the $10 Food Day #4 is $8.67:
So technically, that’s less than what is required of the $10 Food Day. But The $8.67 Food Day just doesn’t have a ring to it.
The $10 Food Day #4 Menu
I am particularly excited about this menu. For one, those banana sushi rolls. So, so good! I had also wanted to try slow-cooker oatmeal for awhile now, and this recipe didn’t disappoint. The best thing about the slow-cooker oatmeal is the ability to customize it. Feel free to add chopped nuts, fruit, honey, coconut – or whatever else sounds good.
The potato soup is super creamy without added fat. And the egg boats are a creative way to make a meal out of pantry staples. I hope you enjoy this menu as much as I enjoyed creating it!
Breakfast: Slow-Cooker Apple Oatmeal
Throw your ingredients in a crock pot at night, and you will wake up to a hot breakfast. Total cost, $2.37. Get the recipe here.
Banana, chocolate, and peanut butter is always a good idea. Total cost, just $1.13. Get the recipe here.
Balancing Your Diet
My goal with the $10 Food Day is not to provide a perfectly healthy and nutrient-balanced menu.
I try my best, but I’m not a nutritionist and I’m dealing with a $10 budget. I trust that you will use the $10 Food Day recipes as a starting point, and supplement your diet with fresh fruits and vegetables and other foods to make this work for your family.
I am always posting new recipes and money-saving tips. To get notifications of new posts, follow me on Facebook or Pinterest. Finally, if you have any ideas for future $10 Food Day recipes (or recipes that are really, really cheap), please let me know. I would love to hear your ideas!