Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Grocery Grab Wednesday

Last week my schedule was completely off, so I ended up having to do my grocery shopping on Tuesday instead of Wednesday...and I completely never got around to posting my Grocery Grab post on Wednesday.  So here's a quick photo and total spend from that shopping trip last week.

Groceries from Sprouts totaling $61.70
I spent $61.70 on groceries plus about $10 on milk and eggs from the dairy.  Not bad!  I can't wait until the summer, when our fruit bowl and fridge crisper will be overflowing with fresh (and cheap!) fruits and veggies.  Sprouts always has the best deals on produce!

I'm not sure if you've noticed, but kombucha has slowly but steadily made it's way into my Grocery Grab Wednesday as a weekly staple product that I buy.  When I gave up soda for Lent, I decided to try kombucha.  I've heard that fermented foods and drinks are really healthy and that kombucha is kind of a natural energy drink.  I love the natural fizz of the kombucha, and now I regularly drink 1/3 of a bottle of kombucha in the afternoon.  It is a great treat in the afternoon, and it helps me power through the rest of the day!

Here's what I bought this week:

Grocery Haul from Sprouts

Green Leaf Lettuce - $0.88 (on sale)
3 Lemons - $1.50
4 Organic Red Delicious Apples (1.41 lbs) - $1.38 (on sale)
2 Pints of Raspberries - $3.00 (on sale)
4 Ears of Sweet Corn - $1.00 (on sale)
8 Yellow Bananas (2.34 lbs) - $1.38
2 Yellow Onions (1.17 lbs) - $0.56 (on sale)
3 Boxes of Organic Annie's Whole Wheat Shells and White Cheddar - $3.00 (with rain check)
Honey BBQ Sauce - $2.49 (on sale)
Jumbo Black Olives - $1.69
Sprouts Mayo - 3.99
Organic Black Beans - $1.00 (on sale)
Sprouts Organic Crushed Tomatoes - $1.50 (on sale)
Taco Shells - $1.86 (on sale)
Whole Artichokes - $2.99
2 Bottles of GTS Kombucha  - $5.98 (on sale)
2 Packages Shredded Mozzarella - $6.44
Sliced Muenster - $3.65
California Chili Powder (0.05 lbs of bulk) - $0.55
California Paprika (0.03 lbs of bulk) - $0.33
1.6 lbs of Ground Beef - $6.48 (on sale)
1.5 lbs of Chicken Thighs - $3.00 (on sale)
Sprouts Honey Whole Wheat Bread - $2.99 (on sale)
2 BYO Bag Credits - $0.10 Savings!

Royal Crest Dairy
2 Gallons 1.5% Milk (Local, Hormone-Free) - $8.98
1 Dozen Eggs (Local, Hormone-Free) - $2.29

Total = $68.88

Here are the dinner's I'm planning for this week:

Dinner #1- BBQ Chicken Thighs (in the slow cooker) with sauteed zucchini and squash (bought last week and kept in the crisper)

Dinner #2 - Homemade Pizza (1 pepperoni and 1 supreme with LOTS of veggies)

Dinner #3 - Bison Hot Dogs on the grill with homemade oven potato wedges and grilled corn on the cob

Dinner #4 - Sloppy Joes with salad and green beans (from the freezer)

Dinner #5 - Pasta Salad with shredded chicken, artichokes, black olives, and sliced bell peppers

Dinner #6 - Beef Tacos with lettuce, tomato, salsa, sour cream, and black olives with a side of black beans

Dinner #7 - Leftovers or Breakfast for Dinner (eggs, french toast, fruit, sauteed peppers and onions)

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