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Brigette’s $96 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!

Lidl

1 5-lb roll Ground Beef, reduced – $12.62

2 bags frozen Broccoli Florets – $2.00

4 8-oz bags Cheese Cubes – $3.96

2 3-ct bags Multi-Colored Peppers – $3.58

1 32-oz container Half and Half – $1.98

1 16-oz container Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.98

Total: $26.12

Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $2.66

1/2 gallon Almond Milk – $1.75

1 32-oz container Egg Whites – $2.95

3 lots Eggs – $8.16 (!!!)

1 Watermelon – $5.99

1 3-lb bag Fuji Apples – $3.59

1 2-lb bag Carrots – $1.69

4 cans Green Beans – $2.16

1 Seedless Cucumber – $1.25

1 lot Bananas – $0.85

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.81

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.99

1 bag Spring Mix – $2.19

1 family-size box Cinnamon Crunch Squares – $2.09

1 box Rice Squares – $1.85

2 loaves Sandwich Bread – $1.00

1 bag Hamburger Buns – $0.58

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $1.65

1 bag Corn Chips – $1.49

1 bag Potato Chips – $1.29

1 pkg Taco Seasoning – $0.38

1 container Pasta Sauce – $1.39

1 5-lb bag Jasmine Rice – $5.45

1 pkg boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.11

1 16-oz tub Lunchmeat – $3.69

1 8-oz pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.69

7 specific containers Greek Yogurt – $4.33

Total: $70.03

one big container of newly chosen strawberries (present from a pal!)

Grocery Total for the Week: $96.15 

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Cereal, Oatmeal, Toast, Fruit, Yogurt, Omelets, Smoothies

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Chips, Watermelon, Peppers x 2

Cheese Cubes, Hard Boiled Eggs, Strawberries, Raw Veggies and Dip x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Grilled Chicken, Grilled Zucchini/Peppers/Onions, Tossed Salad, Easy Whole Wheat Muffins

Meatloaf, Garlic Parmesan Rice, Fruit Salad, Roasted Carrots

Chicken Gravy over Rice, Broccoli, Apple Slices

Build-Your-Own-Burritos (Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Tortillas, Corn Chips, Rice, Shredded Lettuce, Salsa), Green Beans

Ham Broccoli Quiche (ham from the freezer), Tossed Salad, Biscuits

Date Night Out (kids consume something basic in your home)

Sloppy Joes on Homemade Buns, Green Beans, Baked Fries

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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