Gretchen’s $87 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 5

Gretchen's $87 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 5

Aldi
1 bag Long Grain Rice – $1.85
2 Mac & Cheese – $0.34 each
1 Flour – $1.15
2 dozen Eggs – $1 each
2 bags Frozen Chicken Breasts – $5.59 each
1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85
1 box Fruit & Grain Bars – $1.35
1 box Granola Bars – $0.95
2 bags Shredded Cheese – $2.75 each
2 boxes MooTubes – $1.55 each
1 box Balance Cereal – $1.69
1 box Crisp Rice Cereal – $1.39
4 Yogurts – $0.32 each
1 lb Butter – $2.66
1 Chunk Cheese – $1.45
2 bags Frozen Peas/Corn – $0.75 each
1 pkg Ground Beef – $7.21
1 Grape Jelly – $1.29
1 Applesauce Cups – $1.19
1 Peanut Butter – $1.15
1 Orange Juice – $1.59
1 gallon Milk – $2.57
1 bag Tortilla Chips – $0.92
1 can Black Beans – $0.47
2 cans Cut Green Beans – $0.38 each
1 box Golden Rounds – $1.59
2 pkg Flour Tortillas – $1.45 each
1 bag Romaine Lettuce – $2.99
1 bag Green Peppers – $2.19
1 Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95
1 Baking Powder – $0.99
1 Ranch Dressing – $0.89
1 Cinnamon Raisin Bagels – $1.49
1 loaf White Bread – $0.59
1 loaf Wheat Bread – $0.55
2 Cucumbers – $0.55 each
1 bag Tomatoes – $1.39
1 Cream Cheese – $0.79
1 Strawberry Cream Cheese – $1.49
1 can Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies – $0.39
2.33 lbs Bananas – $0.91
Total: $77.93

Grocery Outlet
1 pkg Turkey Breast – $1.29
2 pkg Go-Gurt – $1 each
1 pkg Dairy Free Go-Gurt – $0.50
2 boxes Chewy Granola Bars – $0.50 each
1 pkg (6 count) Lunchables – $1.99
1 Strawberry Jelly – $2.39
Total: $9.17
Total for both stores: $87.10
Menu Plan for This Week
Breakfasts
Cereal, Eggs, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Yogurt, Fruit, Oatmeal, Toast
Lunches
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Mac & Cheese, Cheese Quesadillas, Cheese/Crackers/Veggies/Fruit, Turkey Sandwiches, Lunchables, Leftovers
Dinners
Salad Bar with Chicken, Cinnamon Doughnut Muffins
Sour Cream Enchiladas, Chips & Salsa, Corn
Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Biscuits, Steamed Peas
Chicken & Rice, Tossed Salad
Spaghetti, Green Beans, Homemade Bread
French Toast, Eggs, Fruit Smoothies
Cheese Pizza, Breadsticks

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