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Vegetarian Meal Prep Week of 3/4/17 Under $25 ~ How I Use My Groceries

Meal Prep: Week 8

Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday

Breakfast: Breakfast Potatoes & Peppers with Cheese and Side of Berries

Snack Box: Cheese Stick, Halo, Berry Pack, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snack, Granola Bar, & Cheddar Bunnies, and Pretzel Chips with Hummus

Lunch: Spinach Salad with Mandarins & Sunflower Seeds

Dinner: Burrito with Refried Beans, Lettuce, Tomato, Cheese, & Side of Guacamole

Wednesday, & Friday

Breakfast: Peanut Butter Banana Wrap and Side of Berries

Snack Box: Cheese Stick, Halo, Berry Pack, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snack, Granola Bar, & Cheddar Bunnies, and Pretzel Chips with Hummus

Lunch: Spinach Salad with Berries & Sunflower Seeds

Dinner: Vegetarian Meatless Chicken Nuggets & Tater Tots

Price Breakdown

Organic Yellow Potatoes
Valli Produce Last Week: $1.99 used 1.75lbs =$1.16
Red Peppers
Valli Produce Last Week: (4) $0.79lb @ 1.89lb =$1.49 used 1.5 =$0.56
Strawberries
Jewel-Osco: $0.99 used about 2/3 =$0.66
Blackberries
Valli Produce: $0.88 x2 =$1.76
Blueberries
Aldi Last Week: $1.99 used about 1/3 =$0.66
Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $2.49
Halo Mandarins
Jewel-Osco: $2.99 used 5 of 30 =$0.50
Organic Bananas
Aldi: $1.18 used 2 of 5 =$0.48
Avocado
Aldi Prior Week: $0.69 x2 =$1.38
Lettuce & Tomato
(from side salad price in produce prep)
Canned Mandarins
Aldi: $0.79
Cheddar Cheese
Aldi Last Week: $5.89 used about 1c =$0.74
Fit & Active Flatbread
Aldi: $2.29 used 5 of 6 =$1.91
Organic Peanut Butter with Flax & Chia Seeds
Aldi Prior Week: $3.99 used 1/16 =$0.25
Pretzel Chips
Aldi Last Week: $1.99 used half =$1.00
Hummus
Aldi: $1.99
Cheese Stick
Aldi Prior Week: $2.79 used 5 of 12 sticks =$1.16
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s: $1.00
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s: $1.00
Annie’s Organic Granola Bar
Caputo’s: $1.00 used 5 of 6 =$0.83
Sunflower Seeds
Valli Produce Prior Week: $1.99 @ 1.04lb =$2.07 used 1/12 =$0.17
La Preferida Organic Refried Beans
Jewel-Osco: (after rebate) $0.92
Mozzarella Cheese
Jewel-Osco Prior Week: $0.99 used 1/2c =$0.25
Tater Tots
Aldi Prior Week: $1.69 used 1/8 =$0.21
Quorn Meatless Nuggets
Jewel-Osco: $1.88

Grand Total: $23.75

Vegetarian Meal Prep Week of 2/25/17 Under $30 ~ How I Use My Groceries

Meal Prep: Week 7

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday:

Breakfast: Breakfast Potatoes & Peppers and Granola & Strawberries

Organic Yellow Potatoes
Caputo’s Last Week: $1.99 used 1.75lbs =$1.16
Green Peppers
Aldi Last Week: (3) $0.99 used 1 pepper =$0.33
Organic Red Peppers
Jewel-Osco Last Week: (4) $0.99lb @ 2.44lb =$2.41 used 1.5 peppers =$0.90
Cheese
Valli Produce: $0.99 used about 1c =$0.50
Protein Granola
Homemade: maybe around $0.25
Strawberries
Caputo’s: $0.99 used about 1/6 =$0.17
Blueberries
Aldi: $1.99 used 1/6 =$0.67
=$3.98 for 3 or $1.33 each

Lunch/Snack: Spinach Salad with Mandarins and Almonds, Cutie, Cheese Stick, Hummus & Pretzel Chips, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks, Granola Bars, & Cheddar Bunnies

Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $2.49 used 3/5 =$1.49
Mandarins
Aldi: $0.79
Almonds
Caputo’s Prior Week: $0.75
Cutie
Aldi: $2.49 used 3 of about 20 =$0.37
Cheese Stick
Aldi: $2.79 used 3 of 12 sticks =$0.70
Hummus
Aldi: $1.99 used 3/5 =$1.19
Pretzel Chips
Aldi Last Week: $1.99 used 3/10 =$0.60
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 3 of 5 =$0.60
Annie’s Organic Granola Bars
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 3 of 6 =$0.50
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 3/10 =$0.30
=$6.92 for 3 or $2.31 each lunch

Dinner: Burrito with Avocado

Spinach Wrap
Aldi: $1.99 used 3 of 6 =$1.00
Old El Paso Refried Beans
Jewel-Osco: $1.00
Cheddar Cheese
Jewel-Osco Prior Week: $0.99 used 1/4c =$0.12
Avocado
Aldi Prior Weeks: $0.69 x1.8 =$1.15
Organic Grape Tomatoes
Valli Produce Last Week: $1.39
=$4.66 for 3 or $1.55 each

Tuesday & Thursday:

Breakfast: Avocado Toast

Avocado
Aldi Prior Weeks: $0.69 x1.2 =$0.83
Sprouted Bread
Aldi: $2.99 used 4 of about 16 slices =$0.75
Chobani Drink
Jewel-Osco: $0.67 (after coupon & app rebate)
=$2.25 for 2 or $1.13 for each breakfast

Lunch/Snack: Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Almonds, Cheese Stick, Hummus & Pretzel Chips, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks, Granola Bars, & Cheddar Bunnies

Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $2.49 used 2/5 =$1.00
Strawberries
Caputo’s: $0.99 used 1/3 $0.33
Blueberries
Aldi: $1.99 used 1/3 =$0.66
Almonds
Caputo’s Prior Week: $0.50
Cutie
Aldi: $2.49 used 2 of about 20 =$0.25
Cheese Stick
Aldi: $2.79 used 2 of 12 sticks =$0.47
Hummus
Aldi: $1.99 used 2/5 =$0.80
Pretzel Chips
Aldi Last Week: $1.99 used 1/5 =$0.40
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 2 of 5 =$0.40
Annie’s Organic Granola Bars
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 2 of 6 =$0.33
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 1/5 =$0.20
=$5.34 for 2 or $2.67 each lunch

Dinner: Lentil Soup

Organic Lentil Soup
Aldi Prior Week: $1.99 x2 =$3.98
=$3.98 for 2 or $1.99 for each dinner

Breakfast Total: $6.23
Lunch/Snack Total: $12.26
Dinner Total: $8.64
Grand Total: $27.13

Vegetarian Meal Prep Week of 2/19/17 Under $25.00 ~ How I Use My Groceries

Meal Prep: Week 6

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday:

Breakfast: Breakfast Potatoes & Peppers and Granola & Strawberries

Organic Red Potatoes
Valli Produce Prior Week: $1.99 used 1.75lbs =$1.16
Red Peppers
Jewel-Osco Last Week: (4) $2.16 used 1.5 peppers =$0.81
Cheese
Valli Produce: $0.99 used about 1c =$0.50
Nature Valley Protein Granola
Prior Coupon Deal: $0.97 used about 1/6 =$0.16
Strawberries
Valli Produce: $0.88 used about 1/4 =$0.22
=$2.85 for 3 or $0.95 each breakfast

Lunch/Snack: Spinach Salad with Mandarins and Almonds, Cheese Stick, Hummus & Pretzel Chips, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks, Granola Bars, & Cheddar Bunnies

Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $2.49 used 3/5 =$1.49
Mandarins
Aldi: $0.79
Almonds
Caputo’s Prior Week: $0.75
Cheese Stick
Aldi: $2.79 used 3 of 12 sticks =$0.70
Hummus
Aldi: $1.99 used 3/5 =$1.19
Pretzel Chips
Aldi Last Week: $1.99 used 3/10 =$0.60
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 3 of 5 =$0.60
Annie’s Organic Granola Bars
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 3 of 6 =$0.50
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 3/10 =$0.30
=$6.92 for 3 or $2.31 each lunch

Dinner: Burrito with Avocado

Spinach Wrap
Aldi: $1.99 used 3 of 6 =$1.00
Old El Paso Refried Beans
Jewel-Osco: $1.00
Cheddar Cheese
Jewel-Osco Prior Week: $0.99 used 1/4c =$0.12
Avocado
Aldi Prior Weeks: $0.49 x3 =$1.47
=$3.59 for 3 or $1.20 for each dinner

Tuesday & Thursday:

Breakfast: Avocado Toast

Avocado
Aldi Prior Weeks: $0.49 x2 =$0.98
Sprouted Bread
Aldi: $2.99 used 4 of about 14 slices =$0.85
=$1.83 for 2 or $0.92 for each breakfast

Lunch/Snack: Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Almonds, Cheese Stick, Hummus & Pretzel Chips, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks, Granola Bars, & Cheddar Bunnies

Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $2.49 used 2/5 =$1.00
Strawberries
Valli Produce: used 3/4 $0.66
Almonds
Caputo’s Prior Week: $0.50
Cheese Stick
Aldi: $2.79 used 2 of 12 sticks =$0.47
Hummus
Aldi: $1.99 used 2/5 =$0.80
Pretzel Chips
Aldi Last Week: $1.99 used 1/5 =$0.40
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 2 of 5 =$0.40
Annie’s Organic Granola Bars
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 2 of 6 =$0.33
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s Prior Week: $1.00 used 1/5 =$0.20
=$4.76 for 2 or $2.38 each lunch

Dinner: Lentil Soup

Organic Lentil Soup
Aldi Prior Week: $1.99 x2 =$3.98
=$3.98 for 2 or $1.99 for each dinner

Breakfast Total: $4.68
Lunch/Snack Total: $11.68
Dinner Total: $7.57
Grand Total: $23.93

Vegetarian Meal Prep Week of 2/12/17 Under $25.00 ~ How I Use My Groceries

Meal Prep: Week 5

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday:

Breakfast: Breakfast Potatoes & Peppers and Granola & Strawberries

Potatoes
Valli Produce Prior Week: $0.99 & $0.33 2.5lbs used =$0.83
Red Peppers
Caputo’s Last Week: used 2 $0.45
Green Peppers
Valli Produce Last Week: used 2 $0.35
Cheese
Aldi Prior Week: $5.89 used 1c =$0.74
Nature Valley Protein Granola
Prior Coupon Deal: $0.13
Strawberries
Aldi: $0.17 about
=$2.67 for 3 or $0.89 each breakfast

Lunch/Snack: Spinach Salad with Mandarins and Almonds, Hummus & Pretzel Chips, Organic Sea Salt Popcorn, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks, Granola Bars, & Cheddar Bunnies

Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $1.49
Mandarins
Aldi: $0.79
Almonds
Caputo’s Prior Week: $0.75
Hummus
Aldi: $1.19
Pretzel Chips
Aldi: $0.60
Organic Sea Salt Popcorn
Aldi Prior Week: $0.36
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s: $0.60
Annie’s Organic Granola Bars
Caputo’s: $0.50
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s: $0.20
=$6.48 for 3 or $2.16 each lunch

Dinner: Slow Cooker Tomato, Kale, & Quinoa Soup

Link To The Recipe I Used: http://damndelicious.net/2016/01/07/slow-cooker-tomato-kale-and-quinoa-soup/

Organic Quinoa
Aldi: Prior Week: $1.00 about
No Salt Added Petite Diced Tomatoes
Aldi: $1.18
Great Northern Beans
Aldi: $0.59
Onion
Valli Produce: $0.04
Garlic (I used 2tbsp chopped garlic)
Caputo’s Prior Week around $2.99 maybe? =$0.10
Organic Vegetable Broth
Aldi: $1.79
Kale Bunch (with the exception of 2 stalks for kale flat breads)
Valli Produce: $0.79
And Spices & Seasonings
=$5.49 for 4 or $1.37 for each dinner

On Thursday I’ll be making Kale flat breads so I don’t have a prep dinner for that day.

Wednesday & Friday:

Breakfast: Avocado Toast & Yogurt

Avocado
Aldi Last Week: $0.49
Sprouted Bread
Aldi: $0.85
Yogurt
Valli Produce Prior Week: $1.58
=$2.92 for 2 or $1.46 for each breakfast

Lunch/Snack: Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Almonds, Hummus & Pretzel Chips, Organic Sea Salt Popcorn, Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks, Granola Bars, & Cheddar Bunnies

Organic Baby Spinach
Aldi: $1.00
Strawberries
Aldi: $0.33
Almonds
Caputo’s Prior Week: $0.50
Hummus
Aldi: $0.80
Pretzel Chips
Aldi: $0.40
Organic Sea Salt Popcorn
Aldi Prior Week: $0.24
Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks
Caputo’s: $0.40
Annie’s Organic Granola Bars
Caputo’s: $0.33
Annie’s Organic Cheddar Bunnies
Caputo’s: $0.13
=$4.13 for 2 or $2.07 each lunch

Breakfast Total: $5.59
Lunch/Snack Total: $10.61
Dinner Total: $5.49
Grand Total: $21.69