Brigette’s $97 Grocery Purchasing Journey and Weekly Menu Plan for six


March 20, 2021 | Brigette Shevy


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

1/2 gallon Unsweetened Almond Milk – $1.79

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.55

2 64-oz cartons Orange Juice – $3.18

1/2 gallon Whole Milk – $1.71 (They were completely out of gallons of milk – which are $0.10 cheaper than the half gallons…figure THAT one out?!?)

2 1-lb boxes Butter Quarters – $4.42

1 pkg fresh Chicken Breast ($1.69/lb) – $9.17

1 pkg Uncured Turkey Franks – $1.99

1 bag Pepperoni – $1.99

3 dozen Eggs – $2.84

1 32-oz carton Egg Whites – $2.95

2 cans Green Beans – $0.94

4 cans Tuna – $2.60

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.49

1 16-oz bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.75

1 8-oz Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.25

1 jar Pasta Sauce – $0.85

1 5-lb bag All Purpose Flour – $1.15

1 32-oz carton Plain Greek Yogurt – $2.99

5 single-servings cartons Greek Yogurt – $2.95

1 bag frozen Colorful Carrot/Cauliflower Medley – $1.99 (something new for Aldi – we’re trying it for fun)

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.69

2 bag Red Grapes ($0.99/lb) – $2.51

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.99

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.99

1 large tub Organic Spring Mix – $3.19

2 Cauliflower – $3.98

1 bunch Bananas – $1.38

2 cartons Strawberries – $2.18

1 pkg Baby Carrots – $0.69

2 bags Steamable Green Beans – $1.50

4 bags frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.40

1 family-size box Frosty Flakes – $1.99

1 box Balance Squares – $1.69

1 box Crunchy Raisin Bran – $2.09

1 large canister Old Fashioned Oats – $2.29

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $1.45

1 bag Chocolate Chips – $1.25

1 2-lb bag Brown Sugar – $1.29

1 40-oz jar Peanut Butter – $2.25

1 2-lb bag Powdered Sugar – $1.29

1 box Graham Crackers – $0.85

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.85

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.59

1 pkg Hot Dog Buns – $0.59

1 bag Rice Cakes – $1.69

Weekly Grocery Total: $97.91

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

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

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

Lunches

Tuna Sandwiches, Strawberries, Cucumbers x 2

Deli meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Grapes, Carrots x 2

Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter, Apples, Mini Peppers x 2

Leftovers

Dinners

Hotdogs, Baked French Fries, Broccoli

Grilled Hamburgers (I use half venison/half ground beef), Roasted Cauliflower, Tossed Salad

Grilled Chicken, Biscuits, Green Beans, Baked Sweet Potatoes

Simply Delicious Chicken Rice Soup, Homemade Bread

Build-Your-Own-Burrito/Taco Salad (Seasoned Ground Venison, Shredded Cheese, Nacho Chips, Tortillas, Salsa, Chopped Olives, Chopped Onions, Chopped Romaine, Rice), Steamed Cauliflower/Carrot Medley

Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad, Reese’s Bars

Leftovers


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