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


Aldi

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 24-oz container Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 1-lb box Butter – $2.29

2 boxes Honey Nut Crispy Oats – $2.38

1 box Crispy Rice – $0.99

4 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.80

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 carton Grape Tomatoes – $1.49

1 bag Red Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $2.13

1 bag Mini Peppers – $1.99

2 Avocados – $0.98

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.69

1 large carton Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $1.99

2 3-lb bags Gala Apples – $2.98

1 carton Strawberries – $1.29

1 carton Blackberries – $1.19

1 Pineapple – $1.49

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

4 cans Green Beans – $1.54

1 bag Cheese Sticks – $1.65

1 bunch Bananas ($0.39/lb) – $0.96

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.49

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.89

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.99

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.49

1 bag Pecans – $3.99

1 bag Chocolate Chips – $1.19

1 32-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.99

2 cans Condensed Tomato Soup – $0.76

1 bag Nacho Cheese Chips – $0.85

1 bag Pea Crisps – $1.19

1 large canister Oats – $2.19

3 dozen Eggs – $2.34

1 can Whipping Cream – $2.49

1 jar Barbeque Sauce – $0.99

1 jar Ketchup – $0.99

1 jar Green Olives – $1.19

2 boxes Macaroni and Cheese – $0.50

1 2-lb bag Precooked Sausage Patties – $4.47

1 carton Vanilla Ice Cream (not pictured) – $2.49

Weekly Grocery Total: $80.51

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Scrambled Eggs, Sausage (Birthday Breakfast Choice for my 13-year old)

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

Cereal, Fruit, Oatmeal, Toast, Boiled/Fried/Scrambled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Gluten-Free Oatmeal Spice Muffins

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Apples, Carrots x 2

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Bananas, Cucumbers

Cheese Quesadillas, Grapes, Mini Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Shepherd’s Pie, Make-Ahead Butterhorns, Tossed Salad, Ice Cream Pie (Birthday Dinner Request)

Meatloaf, Fruit Salad, Relish Plate, Green Beans

Date Night Out (Macaroni and Cheese for kids at home)

Crispy Baked Chicken (I stuck the rest of the 10-lb bag I bought last week in the freezer), Roasted Cauliflower, Biscuits

Pancakes, Sausage, Broccoli (I had pancakes on my menu last week and we didn’t end up needing them)

Lasagna Casserole, Broccoli, Tossed Salad, Homemade Breadsticks in the Bread Machine

Leftovers



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