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Brigette’s $90 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

My older sister, Brigette, shares her shopping trips and menu plans every week! You can go HERE to see all of her weekly menu plans and you can go HERE to read all about her family!

I’ve been out of town most of the last two weeks, so it feels great to get back into grocery shopping and menu planning! I spent a little more than normal this week, but that’s what happens when you get back from vacation and there’s almost no food in the house. 😉

Aldi

1/2 gallon Whole Milk – $0.60

1/2 gallon 1% Milk – $0.60

1 carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.49

1 can Whipped Topping – $1.69

8 bags (1-lb each) Fresh Asparagus, reduced to $0.25 each!! – $2.00

4 bags (1-lb each) Fresh Brussel Sprouts, reduced to $0.25 each!! – $1.00

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Mini Peppers – $1.49

1 bag Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.09

1 bag Frozen California Vegetable Medley – $0.85

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 large bag Organic Kale – $2.49

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.69

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

2 containers Blackberries – $1.78

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.89

1 pkg Radishes – $0.49

2 cans Tomato Sauce – $0.38

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $0.99

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

1 large canister Quick Oats – $2.29

1 large canister Old Fashioned Oats – $2.29

1 32-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.49

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.15

2 24-oz cartons Cottage Cheese – $3.18

2 jars Pasta Sauce – $1.30

1 jar Deli Mustard – $0.99

1 bag Blue Corn Chips – $1.49

1 large box Corn Flakes – $0.99

1 box Crispy Oats – $1.15

1 5-lb roll Fresh 73/27 Ground Beef, reduced – $6.95

1 3-lb bag Hamburger Patties – $7.79

1-lb Sausage – $1.89

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.79

1 jar Minced Onion – $0.85

1 jar Garlic Powder – $0.85

4 dozen Eggs (accidentally not pictured – I included them in the Harris Teeter picture) – $3.16

3 16-oz cartons Egg Whites – $5.10

Total: $79.69


Harris Teeter

(4 dozen Eggs – See Aldi post)

10 cans Green Beans (B2G3) – $2.70

1 32-oz carton Half and Half  (since Aldi was completely out) – $2.49

1 pkg Lasagna Noodles (I actually found this reduced at Walmart earlier this week when I was shopping for non-food items, but for grocery total purchases am including it here) – $0.49

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Chocolate Almond Milk – $2.50, used $1/1 Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk Chocolate Items, exp. 6/30/19 (SS 04/14/19 – $1.50 after coupon

1 pkg Chicken Leg Quarters (5.75lbs @ $0.69/lb) – $3.97

Total: $11.15

Grocery Total for the Week: $90.84

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

Oatmeal, Trim Healthy Mama Pancakes (my 12-yr old has been enjoying making this recipe for everyone!), Cereal, Smoothies, Scrambled/Boiled/Fried Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Fruit

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Carrots, Blackberries x 2

Peanut Butter Sandwiches/Rice Cakes, Cucumbers, Applesauce, Cheese Sticks x 2

Build-Your-Own-Salad-Bar

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Lasagna, Easy Italian Breadsticks, Tossed Salad, Roasted Asparagus

Hamburgers, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Blue Corn Chips

Finger Lickin’ Chicken (recipe from Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook), Sauteed Asparagus, Baked Potato Wedges

Crustless Quiche (using ham from the freezer), Homemade Biscuits, Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Mashed Cauliflower with Parmesan, Green Beans, leftover Biscuits

Shepherd’s Pie, Kale Salad, Easy Whole Wheat Muffins

Leftovers

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4 Comments

  • Julie says:

    Wow, that’s an awesome deal on the asparagus!! Would you mind sharing your recipe for shepherds pie? My son requested shepherds pie for his birthday dinner next month because he has tried it at restaurants and enjoyed it. I have never made it though so I’m a little nervous about it because I don’t have a good recipe that someone has recommended to me.

    • Brigette Shevy says:

      I posted a reply to your comment several days ago, but somehow it didn’t post – maybe because I was on my phone instead of my laptop. I’m sorry – I wasn’t ignoring your question. I use a recipe for Shepherd’s Pie that is from an old church cookbook. We love it, but there are definitely healthier version out there. 😉 It has a layer of cooked ground beef mixed with condensed (undiluted) tomato soup. Then a layer of canned green beans, a layer of seasoned mashed potatoes, and a layer of shredded cheese. Bake until bubby. I’m sure you could google and find this recipe – or at least something extremely similar. My kids have chosen it for a birthday dinner request as well!

  • Une says:

    All this plastic wrap… It scares 🙁

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