Money How to feed your family for $50 per week

12:52  07 november  2017
12:52  07 november  2017 Source:   MSN

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It seems like people put each other down for how they feed their families and I think that is wrong. We spend 0 per week for a family of 3 and sometimes go over so I would love to only spend $ 50 per week !!

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Feeding your whole family for just $50 per week sounds impossible, but a mum from Gympie in Queensland has proven it can be done.

Jody Allen was forced to feed her family the limited weekly budget a being made redundant.

Now, she's better known as Stay-at-Home-Mum.

Ms Allen has developed  a cult-like following online, and told 9NEWS others can significantly cut your grocery bill.

"I had to do it for four years, if I wanted to I still can. Everyone can, but that’s not to say ‘it’s easy’," she said.

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Previously, they'd spent about 0 per week on food. Four years later, Allen now makes a living by blogging about all of her inexpensive-living tricks — but she says she still feeds her family on $ 50 a week . So how does she do it?

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Her favourite meals that come in at less than a dollar include a lunch of pumpkin scones with baked beans and melted cheese, with a side of salad.

"It’s a cheap easy nutritious meal that’s under one dollar per serve,” she said.

Ms Allen recommended buying generic brand staple items,  including olive oil and tinned tuna.

She relies on frozen vegetables to help bulk up meals.

When grocery shopping, Ms Allen’s golden rule is to stick to the outside aisles so you're not tempted by unnecessary items such as chocolate and biscuits.

Ms Allen has just released her third book, titled The $50 Weekly Shop Weekday Dinners.

Its available now online, as well as Target and Big W.

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