June 5 Day Meal Plan | How to Be Awesome on $20 a Day

June 5 Day Meal Plan


This June 5 Day Meal Plan features five easy dinner recipes, including two meatless meals, plus a drink, a weekend breakfast dish, and a dessert. These dishes are perfect for the start of summer.

Look at me giving you salads again. One is healthy and fresh, and the other one has bacon. Life is about balance. If you have any requests for future meal plans, please let me know in the comments.

What’s for dinner?

Feta & Strawberry Salad from Awesome on 20

Feta & Strawberry Salad – This post was actually written by my child back when they were much easier to persuade to do crazy stuff with their mom. They were also a vegetarian at the time. If a 14-year-old can make this, so can you.

Egg & Mango Chutney Flatbread | How to Be Awesome on $20 a Day

Egg & Mango Chutney Flatbread – I never know how to categorize egg dishes. I definitely eat this for dinner, but would be happy to eat it any time of day. This dish has only five ingredients, so you know it’s super simple.

Southwest Pasta Salad | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

Basic Burger & Southwest Pasta Salad – If you’re kitchen is too hot, have dinner in the backyard. Make burgers and southwest pasta salad. It’ll feel like a party.

Buffalo Chicken Burger | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

Buffalo Chicken Burger – When it starts to get hot, we need all the spicy food.

Bacon and Egg Salad | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

Bacon & Egg Salad – Wrap up the week with a salad with all the good stuff.

What else are we eating?

Bacon Egg & Cheese Sandwich | How to Be Awesome on $20 a Day

Bacon Egg & Cheese Sandwich – Make the most of the weekend by using up the bacon leftover from the salad in this king of all breakfast sandwiches.

Passion Fruit Green Tea | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

Passion Fruit Green Tea – June is National Iced Tea Month. For me, this is the taste of summer.

Lemon Loaf Cake | How to Be Awesome on $20 a Day

Lemon Loaf Cake – Keep coming back to this bright citrus cake over and over again.

What groceries will we need?

Fresh ingredients you may need to pick up from the store:

  • Feta cheese
  • Strawberries
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Plain yogurt
  • Red chili
  • Ground Beef
  • Hamburger buns
  • Limes
  • Bell pepper
  • Green onions
  • Spicy cheese such as pepper jack
  • Garlic
  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Streaky bacon
  • Passion fruits
  • Lemons

Ingredients you may have in your fridge or pantry:

  • Pecans
  • Poppyseed dressing
  • Eggs
  • Self-rising flour
  • Mango chutney
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Short pasta such as penne
  • Canned black beans
  • Canned or frozen corn
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Chili powder
  • Ground cumin
  • Ground coriander
  • Sugar
  • Buttermilk
  • Ground cayenne
  • All-purpose or plain flour
  • Vegetable oil
  • Buffalo sauce
  • Blue cheese dressing
  • Mustard
  • Mayo
  • Sandwich bread
  • Green tea bags
  • Baking powder
  • Vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar

I hope you eat well this month, friends. Be sure to share your photos on Instagram if you make these recipes. Don’t forget to be awesome.

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