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Brigette’s $95 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

2 64-oz cartons Whole Milk – $1.40

1 Can Whipping Cream – $1.99

1 32-oz carton Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.39

4 single-serving sized cartos Flavored Greek Yogurts – $2.36

4 dozen Eggs – $3.12

2 16-oz cartons Egg Whites – $3.38

2 16-oz bags Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $3.98

2 16-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $3.98

1 8-oz pkg Colby Jack Sliced Cheese – $1.19

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $2.19

2 bags Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 48-oz bag Frozen Boneless Chicken Breasts – $5.39

1 16-oz pkg Sliced Deli Meat – $2.15

1 pkg Sliced Pepperoni – $1.99

2 cans Green Beans – $0.78

1 2-lb bag Red Onions – $1.79

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.79

1 bag Baby Carrots – $0.85

1 bunch Bananas – $0.92

2 Avocados – $1.30

1 bag Radishes – $0.79

1 6-ct pkg Applesauce Cups – $1.25

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $2.49

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.69

1 can Garbanzo Beans – $0.38

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.19

2 pkgs Broccoli Crowns – $2.98

2 4-ct pkgs Sweet Corn – $3.38

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.39

1 3-lb bag Lemons – $1.69

1 carton Strawberries – $1.25

1 Cauliflower – $1.49

3 large bags Red Grapes (@ $0.89/lb) – $5.69

1 1-lb box Butter Quarters – $2.19

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 loaf French Bread, reduced to $0.50

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 pkg Hot Dog Buns – $0.59

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.15

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 jar Onion Powder – $0.95

1 can Olive Oil Cooking Spray – $1.35

1 jar Honey – $3.69

1 pkg Taco Seasoning Mix – $0.39

Grocery Total for the Week: $95.57 

(This is a little more than I usually spend – but this is our first real grocery trip since getting back from vacation, and the fridge was getting pretty bare!)

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter and Honey, Bananas, Carrots

Cheese Quesadillas, Grapes, Mini Cucumbers x 2

Baked Sweet Potatoes, Cottage Cheese, Peaches (gift from friends who visited a local orchard), Carrots

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Grapes, Mini Peppers x 2

Leftovers

Dinners

Spaghetti Carbonara (family recipe, very similar to ), Garlic Bread, Tossed Salad

Hot Dogs on the Grill, Baked French Fries, Corn on the Cob, Applesauce

(I will be omitting the sausage and the green pepper), Roasted Cauliflower, Grapes

Crockpot Italian Chicken, Green Beans, Biscuits

Build-Your-Own-Taco-Salad Bar (Seasoned Ground Beef, Lettuce, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Salsa, Avocados, Plain Greek Yogurt, Fritos)

Rice/Cauliflower Rice, Peaches

Leftovers

Brigette’s $82 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

Aldi

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.59

1 Gallon 1% Milk – $1.59

1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.65

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

2 jars Pasta Sauce – $1.70

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.65

2 12-oz bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $3.50

1 2-lb pkg 85/15 Lean Ground Turkey – $3.98

1 2-lb pkg 80% Ground Beef – $3.76

1 16-oz pkg Deli Turkey Meat – $2.85

1 canister Quick Oats – $2.29

2 boxes Honey Nut Oats – $2.30

1 38-oz jar Ketchup – $0.95

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.59

1 Seedless Watermelon – $2.89

1 large carton Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $2.99

1 pkg Baby Bella Mushrooms – $0.89

1 6-ct pkg Applesauce Cups – $0.99

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.89

2 pkgs Zucchini (3.45lbs @ $0.79/lb) – $1.72

2 pkgs frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.90

2 pkgs Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

2 4-ct pkgs Corn on the Cob – $3.38

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.89

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.29

1 Cauliflower – $2.29

1 Broccoli – $1.29

1 bunch Bananas $0.79

3 cartons Blackberries – $2.67

1 pkg Raspberries – $1.19

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

1 pkg Grape Tomates – $0.99

2 dozen Eggs – $1.56

1 16-oz carton Egg Whites – $1.69

1 pkg Rice Cakes  – $1.45

Total: $76.50

Harris Teeter

1 pkg Eckrich Sausage – $2.50, used (doubled) – $1.00 after coupon

2 Larabars – $2.00 – used (doubled) – $1.00/2 after coupon

5 Chobani Yogurts (one got eaten on the way home :)) – $5.00, used $1/5 Chobani Single-Serve Yogurt and Non-Dairy Products, exp. 6/22/19 (SS 05/19/19), receive $1.00/4 rebate from  – $3.00/5 after Coupon and Rebate

1 pkg Sargento Mozzarella Cheese – $1.89, used $0.60/1 Sargento Reserve Series Shredded Natural Cheese, exp. 7/29/19 (SS 06/02/19) (doubled) – $0.69 after coupon

Total: $5.69

Grocery Total for the Week: $82.19

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat Sandwiches, Blackberries, Cucumbers x 2

Peanut Butter on Rice Cakes, Cheese Sticks, Apples/Applesauce, Mini Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Barbequed Meatballs, Cheesy Hashbrown Potatoes, Make-Ahead Butterhorns, Broccoli

Grilled Hobo Packets, Watermelon, Tossed Salad

Out to Dinner (Overnight Trip to the Beach)

Cheese/Veggie Pizza, Easy Italian Breadsticks, Tossed Salad

Taco Cheese Baked Potatoes, Tossed Salad, Peaches

Venison Burgers on Homemade Buns, Corn on the Cob, Mashed Cauliflower, Peaches

Leftovers

Brigette’s $86 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 bags frozen Steamable California Medley Vegetables – $1.70

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.89

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.69

4 cans Green Beans – $1.52

2 bags fresh Green Beans – $1.98

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.19

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Lemons – $1.69

1 Baby Carrots – $0.69

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.19

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 bags Red Grapes (5.46lbs @ $0.89/lb) – $4.86

1 pkg Frozen Blueberries – $1.49

1 head Cabbage – $1.19

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.19

1 bunch Bananas (3.43lbs @ $0.37/lb) – $1.27

1 7-lb Pork Roast, Reduced – $8.44

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.99

1 10-lb bag fresh Chicken Quarters – $5.49

2 cans Chicken Breast – $3.10

2 dozen Eggs – $1.56

1 16-oz carton Egg Whites – $1.69

1 32-oz carton Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.49

4 Individual Greek Yogurts – $2.20

1 pkg String Cheese – $1.65

1 can Olive Oil Cooking Spray – $1.35

1 12-oz bag Chocolate Chips – $1.29

1 pkg Mini Marshmallows – $0.85

1 box Honey Nut Oats – $1.15

1 bag Corn Chips – $0.79

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.49

2 cans Garbanzo Beans – $0.76

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.15

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.49

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.18

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.45

1 bag Milled Flax Seed – $1.49

1 24-oz jar Pasta Sauce – $0.85

1 Cream Cheese – $0.65

1 pkg Hot Dog Buns – $0.59

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

Total: $80.46

Harris Teeter

1 bag Fresh Beets, Reduced – $1.00

1 container Cauliflower Rice, Reduced – $1.00

1 bag Apples, Reduced – $1.00

1 carton Grape Tomatoes, Reduced – $1.00

1 pkg Eckrich Sausage – $2.50, used   (doubled) – $1.00 after coupon

2 Larabars – $2.00, used (doubled) – $1.00/2 after coupon

Total after Coupons – $6.00

Weekly Grocery Total: $86.46

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Deli Meat Sandwiches, Pretzels, Carrots, Grapes x 2

Build-Your-Own-Tossed-Salad (Canned Chicken, Romaine/Spring Mix, Chopped Fruits and Veggies, Cheese Sticks, Hard Boiled Eggs, Craisins, Nuts, Dressing), Rice Cakes x 2

PB and J, Bananas, Peppers/Cucumbers

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

served on Buns (I’ll freeze some of the meat for a meal next week), , Tossed Salad x 2

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

, California Medley Steamed Veggies, Biscuits

, Creamy Milk Rice, Roasted Broccoli, Grapes

Church Dinner (food provided – we’re bringing )

Leftovers

Brigette’s $78 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 1% Milk – $1.45

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.45

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 large jar Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

1 6-pk Unsweetened Applesauce Cups – $1.69

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.99

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $3.79

1 3-lb bag Jazz Apples – $3.75

1 Pineapple – $0.99

1 Cantaloupe – $1.19

1 Cauliflower – $2.09

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.89

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.39

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

4 individual cartons Greek Yogurt – $2.36

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.15

1 can Whipped Topping – $2.65

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

2 cans Chicken Breast – $3.10

1 pkg Sliced Pepperoni – $1.95

1 pkg Sliced Turkey Pepperoni – $2.19

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $2.29

1 32-oz box Spaghetti Noodles – $1.09

1 bag frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.09

1 bunch Bananas (2.58lbs @ $0.38/lb) – $0.98

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.69

1 bag frozen Mixed Vegetables – $0.75

1 bag Cilantro – $0.65

3 Avocados – $2.07

3 cartons Blackberries – $2.97

2 cans Garbanzo Beans – $0.96

2 16-oz cartons Egg Whites – $3.38

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.85

1 bag Plain Rice Cakes – $1.15

1 bag Flour Tortillas – $0.65

1 bag Nacho Tortilla Chips – $0.75

1 box Honey Nut Oats – $1.15

1 box Frosted Flakes – $1.39

6 dozen Eggs – $3.54

Total: $76.34

Harris Teeter

Peaches (2.88lb @ $0.68/lb) – $1.99

1 pkg Barilla Ready Pasta – $1.99, used $1/1 Barilla Ready Pasta, exp. 6/2/19 (RMN 04/07/19) (doubled) – FREE after coupon

1 Heinz Ketchup – $1.99, used $1/1 Catalina printout (doubled) – FREE after coupon

Total: $1.99

Grocery Total for the Week: $78.33

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

Scrambled/Boiled/Fried Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Fruit, Yogurt, Cereal, Oatmeal, Smoothies, Pancakes (recipe from “Trim Healthy Mama” cookbook)

Lunches

Build-Your-Own-Salad-Bar (romaine/spring mix, chopped fruits and veggies, craisins, chicken, hard boiled eggs, avocados, garbanzo beans, shredded cheese), Pretzels x 2

Peanut Butter on Rice Cakes, Apples, Mini Peppers, Cheese Sticks x 2

Cheese Quesadillas, Cantaloupe, Cucumbers x 2

Leftovers

Dinners

Taco Salad, Pineapple

Spaghetti, Easy Italian Breadsticks, Mixed Vegetables

Homemade Grilled Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad

Crustless Quiche (using leftover ham from the freezer), Roasted Cauliflower, Biscuits, Blackberries

Meatloaf, Baked Potatoes, Roasted Broccoli, Pineapple

Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Peaches

Leftovers

Brigette’s $82 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.45

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 can Whipping Cream – $2.25

1 gallon 1% Milk – $1.45

1 16-oz carton Egg Whites – $1.69

3 dozen Eggs – $2.34

4 individual-serving tubs Greek Yogurt – $1.96

2 boxes Honey Nut Oats – $2.30

2 bags Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 pkg Blueberries – $1.49

1 pkg Strawberries – $1.19

1 pkg Grape Tomatoes – $1.09

1 bunch Bananas (2.53lbs @ $0.42/lb) – $1.06

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.89

1 Cauliflower – $2.25

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.19

1 3-lb bag Gala Apples – $2.29

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.39

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 Seedless Watermelon – $2.89

2 cans Green Beans – $0.76

1 16-oz pkg Baby Carrots – $0.69

1-lb Premium Sausage – $1.89

1 5-lb pkg Fresh 73/27 Ground Beef, reduced – $8.16

1 pkg Uncured Turkey Franks – $1.99

2 cans Chicken Breast -$3.10

1 bag Salsa Tortilla Chips – $0.99

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.65

2 bags Rice Cakes – $2.30

1 40-oz jar Peanut Butter – $2.19

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.15

1 32-oz bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.19

1 8-oz pkg Sliced Muenster Cheese – $1.15

1 24-oz carton Lowfat Cottage Cheese – $1.59

Total: $75.80


Harris Teeter

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $1.94

1 jar Hellman’s Mayonnaise – $2.47, used $1 off Hellmann Mayo or Sauce, 11 oz+ (RMN 05/19), receive $0.75 rebate from – $0.73 after coupon and rebate

1 can Pringles – $0.97, used $0.35/1 Pringles Wavy, exp. 6/30/19 (RMN 05/19/19) (doubled), receive $0.35 rebate from – $0.08MM after coupon and rebate

3 bottles Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbeque Sauce – $3.00, used $1/3 Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce, exp. 6/30/19 (SS 05/19/19 R) – $2.00/3 after coupon

2 boxes Quaker Granola Bars – $2.98, used $1/2 Quaker Life Cereal or Chewy Granola Bars, exp. 7/7/19 (SS 05/19/19 R), receive $0.25 rebate on any granola bars from – $1.73/2 boxes after coupon and rebate

1 Colgate Toothpaste – $1.00, used $0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste, exp. 6/1/19 (SS 05/19/19) – FREE after coupon

Total after Coupon and Rebates – $6.32

Grocery Total for the Week: $82.12

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Peanut Butter on Rice Cakes, Apples, Cucumbers x 2

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Strawberries/Blueberries, Mini Peppers, Chips x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Freezer-Friendly Barbequed Meatballs, Butterhorns, Green Beans, Watermelon,

Crustless Ham Quiche (using leftover ham from the freezer), Broccoli, Biscuits

Sausage and Cauliflower Rice Skillet, Tossed Salad, Leftover Biscuits

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Carrots, Watermelon, Bread Machine Buttery Rolls

Chicken Gravy over Rice, Roasted Cauliflower, Tossed Salad

Taco Salad, World’s Best Honey Cornbread

Hamburgers/Hotdogs on the Grill (homemade buns), Baked Potato Fries, Watermelon

Brigette’s $87 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 bags Riced Cauliflower – $3.78

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.89

1 bag frozen Broccoli Florets – $0.95

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.55

1 Pineapple – $0.99

2 Avocados – $0.88

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.24

1 Cauliflower – $2.19

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.49

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.49

1 2-lb bag Red Onions – $1.79

3 large Cucumbers – $1.47

1 pkg Baby Carrots – $0.79

1 pkg Vine-Ripened Tomatoes – $1.48

1 pkg Broccoli Crowns – $1.39

1 3-lb bag Pink Lady Apples – $2.79

1 bunch Bananas (3.52lbs @ $0.42/lb) – $1.48

1 pkg Baby Bella Mushrooms – $0.99

1 pkg Artisan Lettuce – $2.39

1 pkg (5.53lbs) Fresh Boneless Chicken Breasts – $8.45

1 jar Extra Virgin Olive Oil – $2.69

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.45

1/2 gallon 1% Milk – $0.95

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.59

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.69

1 can Whipped Dairy Topping – $2.65

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

4 Individual Cartons Flavored Greek Yogurt – $1.96

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $2.29

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 can Garbanzo Beans – $0.48

1 2-lb bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – $4.49

2 2-lb bags Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $4.30

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.65

2 boxes Honey Nut Oats – $2.30

1 bag Gluten-Free Pretzels – $1.85

1 box Cheese Crackers – $1.49

1 pkg Plain Rice Cakes – $1.15

2 cartons Egg Whites – $3.18

2 dozen Eggs – $1.78

1 pkg Turkey Pepperoni – $1.99

1 loaf Sandwich Bread – $0.65

1 pkg Hot Dog Buns – $0.59

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.65

Total: $87.87

Grocery Total for the Week: $87.87

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Cheese Quesadillas, Carrots, Apples x 2

Pretzels/Cheese Crackers with Peanut Butter, Mini Peppers, Bananas x 2

Build-Your-Own-Salad Bar, Rice Cakes

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Hot Dog Cookout (Church Event – we just have to show up!)

Pizza Casserole (recipe from the “Trim Healthy Table Cookbook” – the crust is made from riced cauliflower), Tossed Salad

Crustless Ham Quiche, Broccoli, Brown Sugar Biscuit Twists

Meatloaf, Baked Potatoes, Pineapple, Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Healthy Roasted Veggie/Rice Bowl (making a variation of recipe),

, , Zucchini Fries, Pineapple

, Oven Baked French Fries, Tossed Salad