This Week’s Groceries

We’re eating healthy this week – and for under $100 for five hungry people.  Lots of people ask me for specifics of what we eat, where I buy it, and how much it costs.  Here’s a brief breakdown of my plan for the week.

Monday: Summer vegetable curry with Raita

Tuesday: Grilled salmon with garlic-lime butter, collards with bacon

Wednesday: Black beans with brown rice and toppings of tomatoes, cilantro, cheddar, spinach

Thursday: Grilled chicken with lemon & oregano dressing, salad

Friday: Yaki soba, a Japanese-style stir fry

Weekend: Burgers, tomato salad from garden & leftovers

And here’s how the grocery list & receipt went:

Qty Item $
1 Fresh mushrooms 2.99
1 5lb bag of carrots 3.99
1 Romaine lettuce 1.61
5 Peaches 0.31
5 Plums 1.24
1 Bag of lemons 2.49
4 Limes 0.99
1 2lb bag red grapes 1.98
1 2lb bag green grapes 1.98
1 3lb bag onions 2.99
1 Bunch scallions 0.66
1 Bok Choy 3.43
2 Cucumbers 1.58
1 Zucchini 0.73
1 Yellow Squash 1.12
1 Coffee 2.88
1 Red wine vinegar 1.25
1 Chicken broth 3.19
1 28oz can diced tomatoes 1.33
1 Cous cous 1.79
2 Frozen, chopped kale 2.58
1 Frozen bag spinach 2.00
1 Unsalted butter 2.99
1 Sour cream 1.50
10 Chobani Greek yogurts 10.00
2 Plain yogurt 1.00
1 Block cheddar cheese 1.33
4 1-lb pkgs of bacon 7.96
1 Gallon fat-free milk 2.79
1 Pkg pork loin chops 5.37
2 ½ Gallons orange juice 3.54
Miscellaneous cleaning 10.00
Miscellaneous personal 10.00

I already had many staples and pantry items like eggs, oatmeal, cereal,  & spices, and I stocked up on earlier sales for meats.  Notice, this week pork was on sale so I grabbed some  for next week.   I generally bake most of our bread. Lunches are often leftovers.

So, if you live in the area, there you have it!  You can run out to Shoprite & pick up those same items & eat lots of fresh summer fruits & veggies this week.

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About Michele

Michele, wife of 18 years to Robert (affectionately known as The Excellent Husband), and mother of three wonderful children, desires to encourage women to recognize their worth that is far above rubies. She serves her Savior, homeschools, gardens, spends time outdoors, cooks and bakes from scratch, knits, sews, and enjoys anything related to family. And now she carries around a little book in her pocket where she scratches notes on what to blog about.

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