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Extreme Grocery List Menu 3 – Family of 2

Week 3 will cost about $39.40. If you made previous weeks then week 3 will cost about $33.41. If you stay with store brands and sale items these numbers might be lower.

What’s in the cupboard?

Pantry

These are pantry items I assume you have, about how much they cost and are NOT included in the grocery list:

  • olive oil 17 oz. $2.77
  • ketchup $0.98
  • mustard $1.00
  • ranch or blue cheese dressing $1.48

Spices

These are spices I assume you have, about how much the cost and are NOT included in the grocery list.

  • garlic powder $0.98
  • italian seasoning $0.98
  • montreal steak seasoning $1.88
  • onion powder $0.98
  • pepper $2.08
  • salt $1.88

Grocery List - Store brand Wal-Mart (Metro Detroit) $39.40

  • 1 - garlic bulb $0.48
  • 1 - bag of onions 3 Ibs $2.47
  • 1 - bag potatoes 5 pounds $2.54
  • 1 - pound green beans $1.48
  • 1 - pound broccoli $1.72
  • 1 - bunch chives $2.63
  • 1 - fresh spinach 6 oz. $1.62
  • 1 - pound chicken breasts $7.96
  • 1 - pound ground beef $5.62
  • 1 - hot sauce 12 oz. $1.14
  • 1 - beef broth 32 oz. $1.33
  • 1 - can butter beans 15 oz. $0.92
  • 1 - can petite diced tomato 28 oz. $0.98
  • 1 - box shell pasta 16 oz. $0.92
  • 1 - box elbow pasta 16 oz. (whole wheat) $1.00
  • 1 - grated parmesan cheese 8 oz. $2.36
  • 1 - bag shredded cheddar cheese 8 oz. $1.98
  • 1 - half gallon milk $1.90

If you made previous weeks

Grocery List - Store brand Wal-Mart (Metro Detroit) $33.41

  • 1 - bag of onions 3 Ibs $2.47
  • 1 - pound green beans $1.48
  • 1 - pound broccoli $1.72
  • 1 - bunch chives $2.63
  • 1 - fresh spinach 6 oz. $1.62
  • 1 - pound chicken breasts $7.96
  • 1 - pound ground beef $5.62
  • 1 - hot sauce 12 oz. $1.14
  • 1 - beef broth 32 oz. $1.33
  • 1 - can butter beans 15 oz. $0.92
  • 1 - can petite diced tomato 28 oz. $0.98
  • 1 - box shell pasta 16 oz. $0.92
  • 1 - grated parmesan cheese 8 oz. $2.36
  • 1 - half gallon milk $1.90
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