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Brigette’s $88 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1 box Rice Squares – $1.49

2 boxes Crispy Oats – $2.38

1 5-lb bag Flour – $1.05

1 64-oz carton Orange Juice – $1.64

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 64-oz carton Skim Milk – $0.58

2 bags Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 3-lb bag Frozen Boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.85

1 3-lb roll Ground Beef – $6.49

1-lb Sausage – $1.89

1 16-oz bag Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 48-oz jar Canola Oil – $1.85

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

2-lb bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.99

2-lb bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.99

1 pkg Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.85

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 bag Pretzels – $1.09

1 bag Plain Rice Cakes – $1.45

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 jar Organic Jam – $1.69

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $1.99

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.89

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 3-lb bag Mandarin Oranges – $2.69

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.09

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.39

1 huge bag of Turnip Greens – from a friend’s garden

2 bags Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

1 2-lb bag Peaches – $1.99

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.39

1 container Grape Tomatoes – $1.39

1 large bag Red Grapes ($0.79/lb) – $2.12

1 Cabbage – $1.69

1 bunch Bananas ($0.41/lb) – $1.09

5 single-serving Greek Yogurts – $2.95

Grocery Total for the Week: $88.60

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Oranges, Cucumbers x 2

Pretzels/Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Bananas, Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Roasted Broccoli, Grapes

Chicken and Rice Casserole, Tossed Salad

Hamburger Vegetable Soup with Shredded Cheese, Homemade Dill Bread

Date Night Out (Macaroni and Cheese for the kids)

Cauliflower Rice and Ground Beef Skillet, Tossed Salad, Failproof French Bread

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara, Roasted Broccoli, Failproof French Bread

Leftovers

Brigette’s $84 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6


Aldi

4-lb pkg 80/20 Fresh Ground Beef, reduced – $7.72

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 bag Pepperoni – $2.19

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.19

1 3-lb bag Mandarins – $3.69

2 bags Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.99

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

2 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $3.58

2 large bags Red Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $5.12

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 large jar Applesauce – $1.95

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.19

1 pkg Oyster Crackers – $0.87

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.19

1 2-lb bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.49

1 2-lb bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.49

1 large canister Quick Oats – $2.39

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.69

1/2 gallon Whole Milk – $0.58

4 half-gallons 1% Milk – $1.00

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.55

1-lb box Butter Quarters – $2.45

4 dozen Eggs – $3.12

1 pkg Taco Seasoning Mix – $0.29

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.45

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 loaf Split Top Wheat Bread, reduced – $0.49

1 bag Mulitgrain Blue Corn Chips – $1.17

1 box Honey Nuts Oats – $1.19

1 box Honey Crunch Oats – $1.29

1 jar Almond Butter – $3.49

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 bag Marshmallows – $0.89

Grocery Total for the Week: $84.81

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Apples, Mini Cucumbers

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches/Rice Cakes, Grapes, Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Sliced Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Oranges, Carrots x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Taco Salad (Blue Corn Chips, Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Romaine, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Salsa, Plain Greek Yogurt), Grapes

Chicken Noodle Soup with Oyster Crackers, Grapes, Roasted Broccoli

Church Picnic (main dish is provided; I’m bringing Rice Krispy Treats and a big pan of Macaroni and Cheese)

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Tossed Salad, Roasted Cauflower, Pull Apart Oat Rolls

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad

Leftover Chicken Noodle Soup over Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Broccoli

Leftovers, Tossed Salad

Brigette’s $70 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

2 boxes Honey Nut Oats – $2.38

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

1 gallon 2% Milk – $0.97

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.28

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 bunches Bananas ($0.42/lb) – $1.84

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.50

2 pkgs Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.89

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.39

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

1 3-lb bag Peaches – $1.98

1 3-lb bag Granny Smith Apples – $3.49

1 bag Green Grapes ($0.87/lb) – $1.97

2 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.69

1 Butternut Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.91

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.38

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.95

1 24-oz tub Lowfat Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 can Whipped Dairy Topping – $2.65

2 dozen Eggs – $1.56

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.69

1 16-oz pkg Sliced Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Taco Seasoning Mix – $0.29

1 jar Bread and Butter Pickles – $1.09

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

Total:$61.22

Harris Teeter

(Double Dollar Coupons)

4 Huge Boxes Kellogg’s Cereal – $9.96, used $2.00/4 printable (doubled), receive $2.10 in rebates from Ibotta$3.86/4 boxes after Coupon and Rebate

5 cans Green Beans (B2G3) – $1.35

1 8-oz carton Mushrooms – $0.99

5 boxes Kraft Macaroni and Cheese (B2G3) – $1.98/5

1 tin Whole Earth Sweetened Cubes – $3.99, used Save $2 on any one Whole Earth sweetener Co. product (exp 12/22/19) RMN 09/22/19 (doubled) – FREE after Coupon

1 can Chock Full O’Nuts Coffee – $1.99, used $1/1 Chock Full O’Nuts, exp. 11/23/19 (SS 09/29/19) (doubled) – FREE after Coupon

1 jar Pace Salsa – $2.00, used $0.50/1 printable (doubled), receive $0.25 (“any brand” salsa) AND $0.50 (“Pace” salsa) rebates from Ibotta – $0.25 after Coupon and Rebates

1 pkg Barilla Ready Pasta – $2.00, used $1/1 Barilla Ready Pasta Pouch, exp. 11/24/19 (RMN 09/29/19) – FREE after Coupon

1 jar Barilla Pesto – $2.00, used $1/1 Barilla Sauce, exp. 11/3/19 (RMN 09/08/19 R) (doubled) – FREE after Coupon

1 4-ct pkg Plant Butter Baking Sticks – $2.29, used $1/1 Country Crock Plant Butter Product, exp. 10/6/19 (RMN 09/22/19) [16-oz. stick; 10.5-oz. tub] (doubled) – $0.29 after Coupon

1 10-ct box Dunkin’ Donuts K-Cups – $4.97, used $1.50/1 Dunkin’ K-Cup Pod Coffee Product, exp. 11/3/19 (RMN 09/22/19) (doubled), receive $1.00 rebate from Ibotta – $0.97 after Coupon and Rebate

Total after Coupons and Rebates: $9.69

Weekly Grocery Total: $70.91

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat Sandwiches, Grapes, Mini Sweet Peppers x 2

Sliced Apples/Peanut Butter, Cheese Sticks, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Homemade Pesto Pizza (pizza dough, pesto, cherry tomatoes, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese), Tossed Salad

Biscuits and Gravy (I’ve had this on my menu the last TWO weeks, and still haven’t needed/made it!), Roasted Broccoli

Spaghetti, Tossed Salad, Failproof French Bread

Date Night (the kids will eat Macaroni and Cheese at home)

Build-Your-Own Burritos (Romaine, Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Salsa, Crushed Nacho Cheese Chips, Plain Green Yogurt, Tortillas), Spanish Rice

Chili-Cheese Baked Potatoes (using leftover chili from last week that I froze), Grilled Cauliflower/Zucchini

Leftovers

Brigette’s $74 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

2 large pkgs Fresh Chicken Thighs ($0.79/lb) – $10.72

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Pepperoni – $1.99

2 bags Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

1 Spaghetti Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.94

1 Butternut Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.53

1 Acorn Squash ($0.59/lb) – $1.06

2 bags Fresh Spinach – $1.98

1 bag Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 3-ct pkg Fresh Garlic – $0.79

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.09

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

1 2-lb bag Lemons – $2.79

2 pkgs Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $2.30

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.69

1 head Cauliflower – $2.19

2 bunches Bananas ($0.36/lb) – $1.53

1 box Honey Nut Oats – $1.19

1 gallon 1% Milk – $0.97 (I’m not sure why the milk was so cheap this week, but I’ll take it!)

1 gallon Whole Milk – $0.97

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.18

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 32-oz carton Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.45

4 individual-sized Pumpkin Spice Greek Yogurts – $3.16

1 32-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.99

1 pkg Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.89

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.67

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.73

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

1 14-oz jar Organic Coconut Oil – $3.89

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 dozen Eggs – $0.78 (For whatever reason, we didn’t eat eggs last week. So we still have 4 dozen eggs in our fridge.)

Grocery Total for the Week: $74.95

Weekly Menu Plan

(We still have a lot of leftover fruit from the last few weeks. My goal is for it to be ALL gone by next week. Haha!)

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Pretzels with Peanut Butter, Oranges, Carrots

Deli Meat Sandwiches, Apples, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Baked Potatoes with Leftover Chili/Cheese, Mini Cucumbers, Bananas x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Biscuits and Gravy, Green Beans (This was on my menu for last week, but I didn’t end up making it)

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs, Tossed Salad, Caramelized Butternut Squash

Spinach and Mozzarella Egg Bake (minus the onions :)), Grapes, Brown Sugar Biscuit Twists

Black Bean Chili, Cornbread, Tossed Salad

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza, Roasted Broccoli

Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs, Baked Spaghetti Squash and Cheese, Steamed Broccoli

Date Night Out (leftovers for children)

Brigette’s $85 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 – $1.49

1/2 gallon 1% Milk – $0.70

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.49

1/2 gallon Ice Cream (not pictured – already in freezer!) – $1.99

1 16.9-oz jar Organic Olive Oil – $3.79

4 pkgs Frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.80

3 pkgs Fresh Zucchini (@$0.89/lb) – $3.96

2 pkgs Fresh Broccoli Crowns – $2.38

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.09

1 pkg Baby Carrots – $0.69

2 bags Fresh Green Beans – $2.58

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.39

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.49

1 bunch Bananas – $0.59

2 2-lb bags Honey Crisp Apples – $3.98

1-lb Sausage – $2.29

2 pkgs Fresh Boneless Chicken Thighs (@$1.19/lb) – $8.84

1 pkg 73/27 Fresh Ground Beef, reduced ($1.69/lb) – $3.84

1 pkg Turkey Franks – $1.89

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Cheddar Cheese – $1.79

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.79

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.09

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $2.09

1 jar Garlic Powder – $0.69

1 tub Baking Cocoa – $1.49

1 jar Baking Powder – $0.69

2 boxes Macaroni and Cheese – $0.50

1 bag Pecan Halves – $4.29

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 bag Hot Dog Buns – $0.65

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.45

2 dozen Eggs – $1.52

Total: $75.46

Harris Teeter

4 cans Green Beans – $1.33

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 boxes Mueller’s Pasta – $1.60, used $0.55/2 SS 09/08 (doubled) – $0.50/2 after coupon

1 box Special K Cereal – $1.97, used $0.50/1 printable (doubled) – $0.97 after coupon

1 bag Red Grapes (@$0.99/lb) – $3.23

1 box Texas Toast – $2.00, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $0.50 after coupon

2 cans Cinnamon Rolls – $1.94 (I’m trying not to be offended that my almost 11-yr old requested these for his birthday breakfast instead of my homemade cinnamon rolls. Ha!)

Total after Coupons: $10.46

(Our Neighbor dropped off the above at our house. He had some extra things he couldn’t use – and we can ALWAYS use peanut butter, cereal, and fresh fruit!)

Grocery Total for the Week: $85.92

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

~ Cinnamon Rolls, Scrambled Eggs (birthday breakfast request)

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

Oatmeal, Cereal, Scrambled/Boiled/Fried Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Toast, Cottage Cheese, Fruit, Smoothies, Oven Roasted Veggies

Lunches

Sliced Turkey Sandwiches, Carrots, Apples

Peanut Butter Rice Cakes, Bananas, Peppers

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Mini Sweet Peppers, Grapes (birthday lunch request)

Leftovers, Fruit x 4

Dinners

Grilled Hot Dogs, Grilled Zucchini, Cheesy Hashbrown Potatoes, Tossed Salad

Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Texas Toast, Broccoli, Ice Cream Pie with Pecan Crust (birthday dinner request)

Chicken Noodle Soup, Tossed Salad, Breadsticks

Biscuits and Gravy, Sliced Plums, Green Beans

Date Night Out (kids will eat macaroni and cheese, green beans, apples at home)

Baked Chicken Thighs, Roasted Cauliflower, Tossed Salad, Biscuits (double batch)

Venison Roast, Creamy Milk Rice, Green Beans, Leftover Biscuits

Brigette’s $80 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 – $3.28

1 64-oz carton 1% Milk – $0.70

2 64-oz cartons Whole Milk – $1.40

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.65

2 pgs Broccoli Crowns – $1.90

2 pgs Frozen Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.09

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.17

1 pkg Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

2 pkgs Baby Carrots – $1.70

1 bag Green Grapes ($0.89/lb) – $2.30

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $3.19

1 Cauliflower – $2.09

1 bunch Bananas – $1.09

1 24-oz carton Lowfat Cottage Cheese – $1.45

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.99

1 8-oz pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.79

1 16-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella – $2.19

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.38

1 32-oz Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.45

4 individual-sized cartons Pumpkin Spice Yogurt – $3.13

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.65

1 pkg Pumpkin Spice Coffee – $3.79

1 pkg Taco Seasoning – $0.29

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 canister Quick Oats – $2.29

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.85

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.19

1 bag Nacho Cheese Chips – $0.75

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

3 dozen Eggs – $2.34

1 pkg (3.24lbs)  85/15 Ground Beef, reduced – $6.30

Grocery Total for the Week: $80.90

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter and Honey, Apples, Carrots, Cheese Sticks x 2

Deli Meat/Sliced Cheese Sandwiches, Grapes/Bananas, Cucumbers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Taco Salad, Cauliflower Fried Rice (I don’t use an actual recipe, but something similar to this)

Hubby Lovin’ Chicken (recipe from “Trim Healthy Table” cookbook), Roasted Broccoli, Perfect Baked Potatoes

Hamburgers, Baked French Fries, Grilled Zucchini

Spaghetti Carbonara (I had this on my menu plan for last week, but we didn’t end up needing it as we had more leftovers than I had planned on), Crusty French Bread, Tossed Salad

Coffee Pot Roast (using venison roast in a slow cooker – I don’t have an Insta Pot yet! ;))), Green Beans, Cooked Carrots, Bread Machine Buttery Rolls

Chicken Pot Pie, Tossed Salad, Grapes

Leftovers