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Gretchen’s $89 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 5

Aldi

1 Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 bag Spinach – $1.19

3 pkg Strawberries – $1.29 each

1 gallon Milk – $2.49

2 Half & Half – $1.55 each

1 Ranch Dressing – $0.89

1 can Black Beans – $0.48

2 dozen Eggs – $0.98 each

1 Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

2 cans Chunk Tuna – $0.79 each

1 lb Oven Roasted Turkey Breast – $3.99

5 lb bag Potatoes – $2.99

2 pkg Frozen Broccoli – $0.89 each

1 bag Kettle Chips – $1.29

1 box Cinnamon Squares Cereal – $1.39

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.19

1 pkg Deli Cheese – $1.79

3 pkg Chunk Cheese – $1.69 each

1 Baking Cocoa – $1.79

1 box Chewy Granola Bars – $1.15

1 box Fruit & Grain Bars – $1.35

1 box Cheese Crackers – $1.49

1 bag Jazz Apples – $3.49

1 MooTubes – $1.55

1 bag Chopped Walnuts – $2.89

1 bag Coconut flakes – $1.29

1 Pure Maple Syrup – $5.99

1 pkg Hot Dogs – $0.79

1.08 lbs Roma Tomatoes – $1.07

1 Hot Dog Buns – $0.85

1 loaf Bread – $0.95

2 cans Green Beans – $0.49 each

2.86 lbs Grapes – $5.41

1 bag Oyster Crackers – $0.79

Total: $71.42

Kroger

1 bag Kroger Frozen Chicken Breasts – $6.99, used $1.25/1 mailer coupon – $5.74 after coupon

1 Kroger Butter – $2.50, used $0.55/1 mailer coupon – $1.95 after coupon

1 dozen Nellie’s Free Range Eggs – Marked down to $1.50

1 bag Kroger Hoagie Rolls – $1.79

1 Kroger Flour – $1.59, used $0.40/1 mailer coupon – $1.19 after coupon

1 bag Sliced Turkey Breast – Marked down to $2.29

1 Green Leaf Lettuce – $1.59

4.26 lbs Bananas – $2.33

Used $1 off order mailer coupon

Total: $18.38

Total for both stores: $89.80

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfasts

Cereal, Toast, Homemade Granola, Spinach Smoothies, Eggs, Yogurt, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Lunches

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Cheese/Crackers/Fruit, Hard Boiled Eggs/Veggies/Crackers, Turkey Sandwiches, Tossed Salad Bar, Leftovers

Dinners

Hoagie Sandwiches, Chips

Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins, Fruit

Rice & Beans, Tortilla Chips (leftover from last week)

Soft Taco Bar, Sliced Apples

Grilled Chicken & Hot Dogs, Mashed Potatoes, Steam Broccoli

Crepes/Pancakes, Strawberries, Eggs

Homemade Cheese Pizza, Breadsticks

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