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Brigette’s $102 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

My older sis, Brigette, shares her shopping journeys and menu strategies each week! You can go HERE to see all of her weekly menu strategies and you can go HERE to check out everything about her household!

Aldi

1 family-size box Honey Nut Crisp Oats – $2.45

1 box Crispy Rice – $1.39

1 box Frosty Flakes – $2.19

1 big container Quick Oats – $2.19

1 32-oz box Spaghetti – $1.09

2 loaves Sandwich Bread – $1.00

1 bag Corn Chips – $1.17

2 boxes Macaroni and Cheese – $0.68

1 bag Plain Rice Cakes – $1.99

1 family-size pkg Corn Tortillas – $1.25

1 container Garlic Powder – $0.75

1 Butternut Squash ($0.50/pound) – $1.54

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.24

2 bag Spinach – $1.58

2 bags Mini Sweet Peppers (lowered rate – I’m unsure why as they looked best!) – $2.00

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.99

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.99

1 lot Bananas – $1.02

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $1.99

1 3-lb bag Carrots – $0.99

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $1.99

1 big tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Celery – $0.99

4 Cucumbers – $1.00

2 containers Cherub Tomatoes (lowered rate – I’m unsure why as they looked best!) – $1.00

1 container Raisins – $1.99

2 bags frozen Organic Broccoli Florets – $3.38

2 bags frozen Green Beans – $1.50

1 can Tomato Sauce – $0.28

4 cans Green Beans – $1.56

4 cans Diced Tomatoes – $2.36

2 big cans Pinto Beans – $1.92

3 cans Black Beans – $1.54

1 3-lb bag Rice – $1.65

1 container Salsa – $0.97

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 gallon Whole Milk- $2.22

1 gallon 2% Milk – $2.22

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.99

1 32-oz container Half and Half – $1.39

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.49

1 32-oz container Organic Greek Yogurt – $3.15

3 lots Eggs – $2.69

1 big pkg fresh boneless Chicken Breasts ($1.99/pound) – $8.36

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.99

1 3-lb roll Ground Beef, lowered – $6.29

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 pkg Deli Meat – $2.49

2 16-oz bags Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $5.18

Grocery Total for the Week – $102.74

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Cereal, Oatmeal, Fried/Scrambled/Boiled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Smoothies, Toast, Yogurt, Fruit

Lunches

Peanut Butter and Jelly, Peppers, Apples x 2

Ham Sandwiches, Cucumbers, Bananas

Baked Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower, Peanut Butter with Crackers

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Stir-Fried Chicken and Veggies over Rice, Tossed Salad, Biscuits

Tacos (Corn Tortillas, Lettuce, Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Salsa, Avocados, Plain Greek Yogurt), Green Beans, Corn Chips

Chili, Cornbread, Raw Veggies with Dip

Date Night Out (kids consume macaroni and cheese)

Baked Chicken, Baked Potatoes, Roasted Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Homemade Freezer Biscuits

Pepperoni Pizza, Breadsticks, Tossed Salad

Bacon Cheese Quiche, Buttered Steamed Carrots, Green Beans, Homemade Freezer Biscuits

Gabriel

A news media journalist always on the go, I've been published in major publications including VICE, The Atlantic, and TIME.

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