QueenBeeing Frugal: Menu 1 for a Family of 4

Written by Angela Atkinson

exps135855_TH2257746A07_07_3bA Queen Bee always eats like a queen…but what if she’s also on a budget? We understand. Many real-life queens have to keep a tight hold on their purse strings–but it doesn’t mean you can’t still eat like a queen.

It just means you have an opportunity to be more creative. That’s why we are publishing a weekly Queen on a Budget menu.

This week, we going to roast a turkey on Monday and use the leftovers on Tuesday. You might even have enough to change Wednesday’s dinner to Turkey tettrizini or to have sandwiches for lunch one day.


  • Roasted turkey
  • Dressing
  • Noodles or potatoes
  • Corn on th cob
  • Veggies or salad
  • Crescent rolls


  • Turkey day pot pie
  • Salad


  • Fish filets/sticks with tartar sauce
  • Grilled fish(save calories)
  • Garlic and cheddar perogies
  • Vegetable medley


  • Taco bake
  • Taco dressings (sour cream, Pico de Gallo etc.)
  • Watermelon


  • Pork chops
  • Apple and sausage stuffing
  • Peas
  • Rolls and salad


  • Pizza night (homemade or takeout)
  • Wings & salad


  • Grilled or fried chicken
  • Mashed or baked potato
  • Steamed or buttered corn
  • Green beans
  • Rolls or bread
  • Salad

What are your favorite meals and recipes? Share them in the comments section below.


  • Angela Atkinson

    Angela Atkinson is a certified trauma counselor and the author of more than 20 books on narcissism, narcissistic abuse recovery, and related topics. A recognized expert on narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder who has studied and written extensively on narcissistic personality disorder and narcissistic abuse in toxic relationships since 2006, she has a popular narcissistic abuse recovery YouTube channel. Atkinson was inspired to begin her work as a result of having survived toxic relationships of her own. Atkinson offers trauma-informed narcissistic abuse recovery coaching and has certifications in trauma counseling, life coaching, level 2 therapeutic model, CBT coaching, integrative wellness coaching, and NLP. She is a certified trauma support coach and certified family trauma professional. She also has a professional PTSD counseling certification. Her mission is to help those who have experienced the emotional and mental devastation that comes with narcissistic abuse in these incredibly toxic relationships to (re)discover their true selves, stop the gaslighting and manipulation, and move forward into their genuine desires – into a life that is exactly what they choose for themselves. Along with her solution-focused life coaching experience, Atkinson’s previous career in journalism and research helps her to offer both accurate and understandable information for survivors of abuse in a simple-to-understand way that helps to increase awareness in the narcissistic abuse recovery community. Atkinson founded QueenBeeing.com Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Support, the SPANily Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Support Groups and the Life Makeover Academy. She offers individual and group coaching for victims and survivors of narcissistic abuse here at QueenBeeing.com and at NarcissisticAbuseRecovery.Online.

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