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Brigette’s $68 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.36

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.89

2 8-oz pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $2.90

1 2-lb bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.89

1 pkg Sliced Pepperoni – $1.95

1 pkg Cheese Sticks – $1.65

1 pkg Gluten Free Pretzels – $1.75

1 16-oz pkg Deli Sliced Meat – $3.09

1 jar Parmesan Cheese – $2.29

2 12-oz pkg Shredded Colby Jack – $3.30

1 12-oz pkg Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese – $1.75

1 20-ct pkg Flour Tortillas – $1.99

2 4-count pkgs Corn on the Cob – $3.38

1 jar Garlic Powder – $0.99

1 jar Onion Powder – $0.99

1 5-lb bag Jasmine Rice – $3.85

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.69

1 pkg Baby Lettuce – $1.79

1 pkg Radishes – $0.49

1 pkg Mushrooms – $0.99

1 3-lb Pink Lady Apples – $3.39

2 heads Cauliflower – $3.90

1 Pineapple – $0.89

1 pkg Roma Tomatoes – $1.49

2 cartons Blueberries – $4.78

3 Avocados – $1.17

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.45

1 pkg Organic Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

3 dozen Eggs – $3.47 (Yikes! I’m so sad about egg prices right now.)

Total: $68.26

Pounds of strawberries from a local orchard – gift from a friend

I normally shop at Harris Teeter every week, but since they are running a 3-day Double Dollar Coupon event starting on Sunday, I decided I will wait until Monday to do my Harris Teeter shopping for this week. I will include a picture of it on next week’s post.

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

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

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Cucumbers, Strawberries, Avocado Slices x 2

Turkey and Cheese Sandwiches, Blueberries, Cauliflower with Dip x 2

Apples with Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Carrots, Pretzels

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Pan Fried Catfish (fresh from our local generous fisherman friend!), Green Beans,  Corn on the Cob, Cheddar Biscuits (I’ll use homemade baking mix)

Boys on a campout (food is provided); Girls eating dinner at friend’s house

Cheesy Hamburger Soup, Fresh Veggie Relish Plate, Easy Whole Wheat Bread

Chicken Pot Pie (I don’t have an official recipe for this – I usually just wing it 🙂), Fruit Salad

Pizza Bierocks (recipe from a church cookbook), Tossed Salad

Grilled Hot Dogs (hot dogs from the freezer) on Homemade Buns, Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower, Baked Potato Wedges, Pineapple

Shepherd’s Pie, Tossed Salad, Pull Apart Oat Rolls

Leftovers

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2 Comments

  • Christine says:

    Can you share the homemade hot dog buns recipe? Thanks!

    • Brigette says:

      I just use the recipe for Easy Whole Wheat Bread on this site. I use a mixture of half white/half whole wheat flour. I shape the dough into long bun shapes and flatten before letting them rise on a cookie sheet. Then bake for 11-13 minutes.

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