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Grocery List Menu 3 – Family of 2

Week 3 will cost about $54.61. If you made week 2 then week 3 will cost about $44.27. If you stay with store brands and sale items these numbers might be lower.

What’s in the cupboard?

Panrty

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

  • butter $2.98
  • brown sugar $1.69
  • dijon mustard $1.25
  • hoisin sauce $3.59
  • mayo $2.99
  • olive oil $2.52
  • salad dressing $2.19
  • sesame oil $3.19
  • soy sauce $1.37

Spices

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

  • cayenne pepper $1.52
  • chili powder $1.00
  • crushed red pepper flakes $1.00
  • dried basil $1.09
  • garlic powder $1.00
  • italian seasoning $1.00
  • dried thyme $3.79
  • pepper $2.08
  • salt $2.08

Grocery List - Store brand (Metro Detroit) $54.61

  • 2 - limes $1.34
  • 1 - bulb of garlic $0.67
  • 1 - red pepper $1.39
  • 1 - bunch asparagus $2.99
  • 1 - butternut squash $3.61
  • 1 - pound broccoli crowns $1.89
  • 1 - large bag salad $2.99
  • 4 - large portobello mushrooms $5.98
  • 1 - bag of onions $2.19
  • 1 - bag potatoes 5 pounds $2.49
  • 1 - pound chicken breast $6.63
  • 1 - pound pork tenderloin $8.53
  • 1 - brown or white long grain rice 16oz $0.99
  • 1 - chicken broth 14oz $0.50
  • 1 - corn tortillas 6 inches (need 8) $1.99
  • 1 - bread crumbs $2.69
  • 1 - pepper jack cheese block 8oz or shredded pepper jack cheese $2.29
  • 1 - bag frozen tilapia fillets $5.99
  • 1 - tub parmesan cheese $2.50
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Grocery List Menu 1 – Family of 2

Week 1 will cost about $59.12 If you stay with store brands and sale items these numbers will be lower.

Grocery List Menu 2 – Family of 2

Week 1 will cost about $65.55. If you made week 1 then week 2 will cost about $53.49. If you stay with store brands and sale items these numbers might be lower.

Grocery List Menu 4 – Family of 2

Week 4 will cost about $69.60. If you made week 3 then week 4 will cost about $55.04. If you stay with store brands and sale items these numbers might be lower.

Christin Lee

FULL TIME BUDGET BLOGGER

It is fun to think that there might be a short cut but the reality is planning plus diligence equals financial freedom.