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


1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.33

2 bags Baby Carrots – $1.38

1 pkg Fresh Zucchini – $1.95

1 large bag Organic Kale – $3.19

1 bag Spinach – $1.19

1 bag Radishes – $0.49

1 bag Envy Apples (1.45lbs @ 1.85/lb) – $2.68

2 3-lb bags Pink Lady Apples – $5.98

1 pkg Fresh Cranberries – $0.69

2 bags Mini Cucumbers – $3.38

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.39

3 bags Frozen Riced Cauliflower – $5.67

1 bunch Bananas 1.34lbs @$0.38/lb) – $0.51

1 can Olive Oil Spray – $1.99

2 3-lb pkgs Fresh Chicken Tenderloins, reduced – $6.87

1 32-oz carton Greek Nonfat Yogurt – $3.29

2 pkgs Sliced Deli Cheese – $2.30

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.65

1 10-lb Smoked Ham – $11.90 (I’ll dice this and freeze it, and this amount of ham will last for a number of meals over the next few weeks)

1 pkg Sliced Pepperoni – $1.95

1 box Crispy Rice Cereal – $1.15

1 bag Gluten Free Pretzels – $1.75

1 bag Pretzels – $0.79

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

1 20-ct pkg Tortillas – $0.99

2 boxes Macaroni and Cheese – $0.50

2 dozen Eggs – $2.18

Total: $68.44

Grocery Total for the Week: $64.55

I decided to wait until early next week to go to Harris Teeter as they are running Super Doubles starting on Sunday. I’ll include that trip in my post next week – although I’ll be using some of the things I buy there in my menu plan for this week).

Weekly Menu Plan


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

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


Macaroni and Cheese, Apples, Carrots

PB & J Sandwiches, Apples/Bananas, Carrots x 2

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Cucumbers, Oranges x 2

Leftovers x 2


Ham and Bean Soup, Cornbread

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Spinach Salad

Build-Your-Own-Burrito (Seasoned Venison Taco Meat, Shredded Cheese, Plain Yogurt, Salsa), Spanish Rice

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken, Baked Potatoes, Roasted Zucchini, Cranberry Muffins

Pancakes, Strawberry Kale Smoothies (using strawberries from the freezer from my bulk purchase a few weeks ago), Scrambled Eggs with Ham and Cheese

Cauliflower Fried Rice (I’ll use this recipe as a guide, but do my own thing based on vegetables we like), Cranberry Muffins, Egg Drop Soup


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