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Brigette’s $98 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!


Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.19

1 gallon Milk – $1.19

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.59

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.29

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

2 cans Chicken Breast – $3.98

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.33

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $1.99

1 pkg Goat Cheese Crumbles – $1.79

1 Watermelon – $2.89

2 pkgs Zucchini – $4.18

2 cartons Strawberries – $2.58

1 bag Spinach – $0.99

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.15

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 large carton Organic Spring Mix – $3.19

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 bunch Bananas – $0.74

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $2.22

1 bar Green Grapes ($0.99/lb) – $2.43

1 jar Organic Salsa – $1.94

1 32-oz carton Egg Whites – $2.95

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.85

1 canister Black Pepper – $1.49

1 large box Corn Flakes – $0.99

1 large box Rice Squares – $1.19

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $2.49

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

5 individual cartons Greek Yogurts – $2.95

2 dozen Eggs – $1.12 (great price, but limit 2)

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

Total: $65.30

Harris Teeter

I also made a quick stop at Harris Teeter on my way home from Aldi…

2 pkgs Rice Cakes – $4.00 (Aldi has been out of rice cakes for 3 weeks now!)

5 pkgs Steamable Frozen Broccoli/Cauliflower – $6.45 (Aldi has also been out of frozen vegetables for weeks)

1 pkg frozen Okra – $1.69

2 pkgs Green Giant Cauliflower Rice – $4.58 (really horrible price, but Aldi has been out for forever, and I miss cauliflower rice!!)

1 HUGE pkg fresh Pork Butt (on sale $0.99/lb, plus reduced) – $16.23 (I divided this into 4 large chunks and froze them individually)

Total: $32.95

Weekly Grocery Total: $98.25

Weekly Menu Plan

(We’ll be out of town 2 days this week, so I didn’t plan meals for the days we will be gone)

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Pretzels and Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Mini Cucumbers, Strawberries

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Grapes, Carrots x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Homemade Cheese Pizza, Tossed Salad

Shredded Pork Sandwiches, Steamed Broccoli/Cauliflower, Fried Potatoes

Chicken Gravy over Rice, Roasted Parmesan Zucchini

Pancakes, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs

Build-Your-Burrito (homemade tortillas, shredded lettuce, salsa, black olives, shredded cheese, seasoned ground venison), Steamed Broccoli/Cauliflower, Watermelon

Brigette’s $80 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

I didn’t need to buy as much food this time since my older three children are gone to camp the entire week 😉

Aldi

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.67

1 loaf Organic Knock Your Socks Off Sprouted Bread, reduced – $1.99

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

1 3-lb bag frozen Beef Patties – $3.69

1 3-lb bag frozen Boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.59

1 pkg Turkey Pepperoni – $2.19

1 pkg Uncured Turkey Franks – $2.09

1/4 Sliced Ham – $7.30

1-lb Sausage – $2.89

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

4 cans Green Beans – $1.52

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 2-lb bag Lemons – $2.89

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.89

1 bag Spinach – $0.99

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.89

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.89

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.19

2 large bags Red Grapes (@$0.79/lb) – $3.27

1 Cauliflower – $2.19

Zucchini and Summer Squash – from a friend’s garden

1 carton Grape Tomtoes – $1.49

1 32-oz carton Plain Greek Yogurt – $3.15

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1/2 gallon 1% Milk – $0.74

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

1 pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.29

1 4-ct pkg Protein Greek Yogurt – $2.98

3 individual cartons Greek Yogurt – $1.77

1 4-ct pkg Fruit Pouches – $1.75

1 32-z carton Egg Whites – $2.95

1 bag Kettle Chips – $0.99

1 bag Organic Blue Corn Chips – $1.37

1 dozen Eggs – $0.67

Grocery Total for the Week: $80.44

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

Zucchini Muffins, Cereal, Oatmeal, Scrambled/Fried/Boiled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Yogurt, Fruit, Smoothies, Toast, Trim Healthy Mama Pancakes

Lunches

Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Apples, Carrots x 2

Build-Your-Own-Salad Bar x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Hamburgers on the Grill, Tossed Salad, Grilled Zucchini

Grilled Chicken, Grapes, Baked Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower

Hot Dogs, Potato Chips, Tossed Salad, Grapes

Crustless Sausage Quiche, Green Beans, Zucchini Muffins

Taco Salad with Blue Corn Chips (using seasoned ground venison), Rice

Out to Dinner (since we only have one child :))

Pepperoni Pizza, Roasted Zucchini

Brigette’s $81 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!

Aldi

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.18

1/2 gallon 2% Milk – $0.74

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.24

3 cartons Strawberries – $2.97

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.49

2 bags Red Grapes ($0.79/lb) – $3.22

1 bunch Bananas – $1.01

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.19

1 bag Spinach – $0.49

4 bags frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.36

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.99

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 Cauliflower – $2.19

1 2-lb bag Brown Sugar – $1.29

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 family-size box Crisp Oats – $2.69

2 pkgs String Cheese – $3.96

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1/4 Sliced Ham – $7.04

1 10-lb bag fresh Chicken Quarters, reduced – $3.30

1 can Chicken – $1.99

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $2.75

2 16-oz pkgs Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $5.25

1 pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.33

1 bag Pecan Halves – $5.29

1 pkg Tortillas – $0.95

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.67

1 loaf Sprouted Grain Bread – $2.99

4 individual cartons Greek Yogurt – $2.36

4 dozen Eggs – $2.68

Weekly Grocery Total: $81.06

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Baked Potato Bar, Cucumbers, Applesauce x 2

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Strawberries, Broccoli x 2

Macaroni and Cheese, Tossed Salad, Bananas

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Burrito Bar (Seasoned Ground Venison, Chopped Romaine, Shredded Cheese, Salsa, Tortillas, Black Olives, Chopped Tomatoes, Chopped Onions), Chips, Grapes

Chick-Fil-A (using gift cards someone gave us)

Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Turkey Bacon

Grilled Chicken, Tossed Salad, Grapes, Homemade Biscuits, Grilled Cauliflower

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Baked Potatoes, Broccoli, Strawberries

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Green Beans, Fruit Squeeze Pouches (my husband and older two will be gone, so a simple dinner it is! :))

Leftovers

Brigette’s $86.13 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!

Aldi

1 pkg fresh Chicken Thighs/Drumsticks ($0.89) – $5.00

1 jar Salsa – $0.89

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

1 3-lb Yellow Onions – $1.69

2 pkgs Zucchini ($0.89/lb) – $4.04

1 Cauliflower – $2.19

1 3-ct pkg fresh Garlic – $0.85

1 bunch Bananas – $1.15

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.95

2 Avocados – $1.38

1 bag Spinach – $0.99

2 4-ct pkgs Corn on the Cob – $3.38

1 pkg Fresh Cilantro – $0.75

Roma Tomatoes ($0.85/lb) – $0.86

Pineapple – $1.49

2 pkgs Asparagus – $3.78

2 bags Red Grapes ($0.79/lb) – $2.64

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.19

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.49

4 cartons Strawberries – $3.96

1 3-lb bag Lemons – $2.89

2 half gallons 1% Milk – $1.48

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.24

1 jar Garlic Powder – $0.69

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 pkg Uncured Turkey Franks – $2.09

1 large canister Quick Oats – $2.36

1 large canister Old Fashioned Oats – $2.29

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.33

2 16-oz bags Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $5.50

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.75

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 bag Organic Blue Corn Chips – $1.37

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.75

1 box Crisp Rice  – $1.36

1 jar Organic Salsa – $1.38

1 32-oz carton Egg Whites – $2.95

4 dozen Eggs – $2.80

5 single-serve flavored Green Yogurts – $2.95

Weekly Grocery Total: $86.13

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter, Bananas, Carrots

Pancakes (recipe from Trim Healthy Mama cookbook), Strawberries, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Build-Your-Own-Salad-Bar x 2, Grapes

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Hot Dogs on the Grill, Corn on the Cob, Strawberries, Grilled Zucchini/Onions

Taco Salad, Grapes

Venison Roast in the Instant Pot, Roasted Cauliflower, Tossed Salad, Homemade Biscuits

Grilled Chicken, Asparagus, Baked Potato Wedges

Pancakes, Scrambled with Cheese, Bacon, Pineapple

Meatloaf (using ground venison), Broccoli, Creamy Milk Rice

Leftovers

Brigette’s $93 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.59

1 3-lb frozen Boneless Chicken Thighs – $5.99

1 3-lb frozen Boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.59

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Pepperoni – $2.19

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 8-oz Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.33

1 jar Organic Creamy Peanut Butter – $3.45

1 jar Green Olives – $0.79

1 can Black Olives – $1.05

1 box Rice Squares – $1.49

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.89

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 3-lb bag Honey Crisp Apples – $3.29

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 Cabbage – $1.79

1 pkg Baby Bella Mushrooms – $1.49

1 bunch Bananas ($0.38/lb) – $0.83

1 large bag Organic Kale – $2.99

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.19

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.55

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.97

4 cartons Strawberries – $3.96

2 1-lb pkgs Asparagus – $3.78

1 2-lb bag Peaches – $1.58

1 bag Green Grapes ($0.99/lb) – $2.17

4 pkgs Hot Dog Buns, reduced – $0.40!!

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.95

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.67

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 32-oz carton Egg Whites – $2.95

4 dozen Eggs – $3.92

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $5.50

1 jar Pasta Sauce – $0.85

4 Skyr Yogurts – $1.96

1 can Baking Cocoa – $1.79

1 bag Kettle Chips – $1.08

1 canister Raisins – $2.85

Grocery Total for the Week: $93.78

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Mini Cucumbers, Apples/Bananas x 2

PB and J on Hot Dog Buns, Peaches, Kale Chips x 2

Cheese Quesadillas, Grapes, Carrots x 2

Leftovers

Dinners

Pancakes, Eggs, Bacon, Strawberries

Shredded Chicken with BBQ Sauce on Hot Dog Buns, Potato Chips, Tossed Salad, Asparagus

Pepperoni Pizza, Roasted Broccoli

Egg Roll in a Bowl, Rice, Strawberries

Grilled Chicken, Grilled Vegetables, Biscuits

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Steamed Broccoli, Mashed Potatoes

Leftovers

Brigette’s $96 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 jar Pasta Sauce – $0.85

4 cans Green Beans – $1.52

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.59

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $2.19

2 pkgs Zucchini – $3.21

2 bags Romaine Hearts – $3.98

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 Cabbage – $1.79

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.88

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.19

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.59

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.89

1 3-lb bag Pazazz Apples – $2.79

4 cartons Strawberries – $3.96

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.49

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.33

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.59

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 32-oz carton Plain Greek Yogurt – $3.45

1 canister Quick Oats – $2.36

1 pkg Pepperoni – $2.19

1-lb Sausage – $1.89

2 1-lb pkgs Deli Meat – $5.70

1 can Chicken Breast – $1.99

1 pkg Turkey Kielbasa – $2.35

1 32-oz carton Egg Whites – $2.95

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $5.50

2 16-oz bags Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $5.50

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 large box Corn Flakes – $0.99

1 box Crisp Rice – $1.36

1 box Raisin Bran – $1.59

1 1-lb box Butter Quarters – $2.66

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.55

1 bag Veggie Straws – $1.99

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.25

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.67

4 Skyr Yogurts – $1.96

Weekly Grocery Total: $96.95

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Applesauce, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Salad Bar x 2

Veggie Straws, Cheese Sticks, Hard Boiled Eggs, Peppers

Leftovers x 2

Dinner

Crustless Quiche (I’ll use deli meat in this), Broccoli, Tossed Salad

Grilled Hobo Packets, Easy Whole Wheat Muffins, Strawberries

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Baked Sweet Potatoe Fries, Tossed Salad

Taco Salad (I use seasoned ground venison), Rice

Upside Down Pizza (using pepperoni instead of ground beef), Green Beans

Dinner Out with Friends (yay for indoor dining in SC!)

Biscuits and Gravy, Roasted Zucchini