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Brigette’s $94 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for six

My older sister, Brigette, shares her procuring journeys and menu plans each week! You can go HERE to see all of her weekly menu plans and you’ll go HERE to learn all about her household!

Aldi

4 baggage frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.80

2 baggage Riced Cauliflower – $4.18

3 dozen Eggs – $9.18

1 32-oz carton Plain Greek Yogurt – $3.39

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $2.19

1 carton Mushrooms – $1.79

1 3-head pkg Garlic – $1.49

1 3-lb bag Yellow Onions – $2.15

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.95

1 bag Green Onions – $0.74

1 bag Ginger Root – $1.99

1 bag Spinach – $1.79

2 baggage Romaine Hearts – $5.98

1 3-ct bag Multi-Colored Peppers – $2.59

1 Seedless Cucumbers – $0.95

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.45

1 bunch Bananas ($0.36/lb) – $1.01

1 field Cinnamon Crunch Squares – $2.79

1 field Rice Squares – $2.19

1 16-oz bag Shredded Colby-Jack Cheese – $2.49

1 pkgs Tortillas – $1.95

2 baggage Tortillas Chips – $3.58

1 loaf Honey Wheat Bread – $1.45

1 4-lb bag Sugar – $2.75

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $1.45

1 gallon Whole Milk – $2.38

2 64-oz cartons Unsweetened Almond Milk – $4.58

1 16-oz bag Deli Meat – $3.99

Total: $78.22

Bargain City

2 baggage Spinach – $1.00

1 large bag of Greens – $1.00

1 large bag Parsley – $1.00

1 case Raisins (36 6-ct pkgs) – $8.00

1 case Honey Maid Graham Crackers (27 sleeves crackers = 9 bins) – $5.00

(The expirations dates on the raisins and graham crackers had been many months out, so we must always have the ability to use them up by then. If not, I’ll stick what’s left at that time within the freezer)

Total: $16.00

Grocery Total for the Week: $94.22

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Raisins, Cucumbers x 2

Nachos, Peppers, Apples with Peanut Butter and Raisins

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Baked Potato Bar (Baked Potatoes, Butter, Broccoli, Shredded Cheese, Chopped Green Onions, Seasoned Ground Venison)

Venison Roast within the Crockpot, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Sauteed Spinach, Biscuits

Spaghetti (utilizing floor venison sausage), Tossed Salad, Breadsticks

Turkey Gravy and Rice (leftover turkey from Thanksgiving), Tossed Salad, Broccoli

Build-Your-Own-Taco Salad/Burrito (Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Rice, Chopped Romaine, Choppied Onions, Salad, Chips, Tortillas)

Turkey Fried Cauliflower Rice, Blueberry Muffins, Tossed Salad

Date Night Out (children eat boxed Mac and Cheese at house)

Gabriel

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