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Grocery List Extreme Menu 5 – Family of 4

Week 5 will cost about $54.73. If you made previous weeks then week 5 will cost about $51.85. Store brands and sale items are the key to even more savings!

What’s in the cupboard?

Pantry

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

  • baking soda 16 oz $0.72
  • butter 1 pound $3.58
  • canola oil $2.99
  • cornmeal 32 oz $2.22
  • corn starch 16 oz $1.72
  • flour 5 Ib $1.76
  • ketchup $1.00
  • olive oil $2.77
  • mustard $1.00
  • red wine vinegar $1.94
  • soy sauce 15 fl oz $1.58
  • sugar 4 Ib $2.33
  • worcestershire $1.00

Spices

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

  • dried basil $0.98
  • beef bouillon granules $2.18
  • cayenne pepper $1.76
  • chili powder $1.00
  • ground cumin $1.28
  • garlic powder $0.98
  • onion powder $0.98
  • dried oregano $1.00
  • paprika $1.00
  • dried parsley $1.00
  • pepper $2.08
  • salt $1.98
  • smoked paprika $1.94
  • dried thyme $1.94
  • seasoned vegetable base $3.97

    **better than bouillon

Grocery List - Store brand Wal-Mart (Metro Detroit) $54.73

  • 1 - bag onions 3 Ib. $2.38
  • 2 - green pepper $1.56
  • 1 - bulb fresh garlic $0.50
  • 1 - bag apples 3 Ib $3.98
  • 1 - package split chicken breasts (2+ pounds) $2.42
  • 1 - turkey brats $4.99
  • 1 - pound ground beef $5.62
  • 1 - package bone in pork chops (4 chops) $6.63
  • 1 - bag brown rice 16 oz $0.78
  • 2 - cans kidney beans $1.44
  • 1 - box elbow macaroni 16 oz $0.92
  • 1 - cans tomato and green chili's $2.16
  • 1 - can diced tomato $0.72
  • 1 - can whole kernel corn 14.5 oz $0.58
  • 1 - can cream style corn $0.85
  • 1 - package of 6 unsweetened apple sauce $1.84
  • 1 - container 1/2 dozen eggs $1.13
  • 1 - sour cream 8 oz $1.16
  • 1 - bag frozen peas 12 oz $0.84
  • 1 - bag frozen green beans 32 oz $2.49
  • 1 - bag frozen broccoli florets 12 oz $0.98
  • 1 - bag frozen mixed vegetables 20 oz $2.33
  • 1 - bag frozen brussel sprouts 12 oz $1.27

If you made previous weeks

Grocery List - Store brand Wal-Mart (Metro Detroit) $51.85

  • 2 - green pepper $1.56
  • 1 - bag apples 3 Ib $3.98
  • 1 - package split chicken breasts (2+ pounds) $2.42
  • 1 - turkey brats $4.99
  • 1 - pound ground beef $5.62
  • 1 - package bone in pork chops (4 chops) $6.63
  • 1 - bag brown rice 16 oz $0.78
  • 2 - cans kidney beans $1.44
  • 1 - box elbow macaroni 16 oz $0.92
  • 1 - cans tomato and green chili's $2.16
  • 1 - can diced tomato $0.72
  • 1 - can whole kernel corn 14.5 oz $0.58
  • 1 - can cream style corn $0.85
  • 1 - package of 6 unsweetened apple sauce $1.84
  • 1 - container 1/2 dozen eggs $1.13
  • 1 - sour cream 8 oz $1.16
  • 1 - bag frozen peas 12 oz $0.84
  • 1 - bag frozen green beans 32 oz $2.49
  • 1 - bag frozen broccoli florets 12 oz $0.98
  • 1 - bag frozen mixed vegetables 20 oz $2.33
  • 1 - bag frozen brussel sprouts 12 oz $1.27

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Christin Lee

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