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Gretchen’s $82 Weekly Shopping Trip and Menu Plan for 5

Aldi

2 pkg Frozen Chicken Breasts – $5.59 each

2 Half & Half – $1.55 each

1 box Cinnamon Crunch Cereal – $1.39

1 Flour – $1.15

1 gallon Milk – $1.69

1 pkg Frozen Potato Puffs – $1.55

1 pkg Frozen Blueberries – $1.79

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.99

1 bag Corn Chips – $0.75

2 bags Frozen Corn/Peas – $0.75 each

1 bag Tortillas – $1.35

4 Yogurts – $0.32 each

3 Avocados – $0.49 each

1 lb Ground Beef – $3.39

2 pkg Strawberries – $1.69 each

1 bag Vine Tomatoes – $2.19

2 bags Shredded Cheese – $2.19 each

1 bag Spinach – $1.19

1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup – $0.50

1 can Kidney Beans – $0.49

1 can Black Beans – $0.48

1 can Chili Beans – $0.49

1 Pasta Sauce – $0.85

1 can Baked Beans – $1.25

1 can Green Beans – $0.38

1 lb Butter – $2.66

1 MooTubes – $1.55

2.15 lbs Bananas – $0.95

1 pkg Hot Dogs – $0.79

1 BBQ Sauce – $0.85

1 pkg Chocolate Chips – $1.29

1 bag Romaine Lettuce – $2.19

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.95

2 Cucumbers – $0.49 each

1 bag Baking Potatoes – $2.99

1 Salsa – $0.95

2 pkg Hamburger/Hot Dog Buns – $0.85 each

1 bag Tortilla Chips – $0.89

1 bag Oyster Crackers – $0.79

1 Honey Wheat Bread – $0.95

1 pkg Green Peppers – $2.19

1 pkg English Muffins – $1.15

Total: $77.97

Target

1 Applesauce – $1.99

2 boxes Mac & Cheese – $0.50 each

2 boxes GoGo Squeez Yogurtz – $2 each, used 2 $1/1 Ibotta cash back – $1 each after cash back

Used 10% off entire shopping trip Circle coupon

Total: $4.30

Total for both stores: $82.27

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfasts

Cereal, Toast, Eggs, Spinach Smoothies, Oatmeal, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (for a morning playdate with friends)

Lunches

Peanut Butter & Jelly Rice Cake Sandwiches x 2, Turkey Sandwiches, Mac & Cheese, Hard Boiled Eggs/Cheese/Fruit, Veggies/Crackers/Yogurt, Leftovers

Dinners

Baked Chicken with Cream of Mushroom Soup, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Peas, Biscuits

Hamburgers, Tater Tots, Steamed Corn, Baked Beans

Soft Chicken Tacos, Homemade Guacamole & Chips

Chili, Corn Chips, Veggies

Pancakes, Eggs, Fruit Salad

Homemade Cheese Pizza, Breadsticks, Tossed Salad

Out to eat

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