In anticipation of a no spend month , I took inventory and made note of things we were going to need to buy and what we could use for meals.
List of staple shelf ready items.
Bisquick -real or homemade
Chicken stock granules
Beef stock granules
Vegetable stock graduates
Tomato paste or small cans of tomato sauce
Pork sirloin in a pinch /ham cubes **
** to replace sausage on the rotation if sausage isn't needed. Makes a six week rotation, Most stores will have those on a good sale during a six week period.