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Grocery List 4/13/17 + Meal Planning (Whole30-ish)


Hooray, it’s officially my weekend! My work has tomorrow as a holday, which is perfect because Riley’s daycare is closed. We had to buy a few more items than I’d hoped, but this week the grocery list was still pretty good. I narrowly escaped an impulse purchase at Sam’s Club (their clothing section is a danger zone. Stay away!). Also, we are preparing for Easter Weekend. In fact, a recipe is going to come out of this grocery list. So if certain items seem out of place, this is why 🙂 Anyways, here’s what I bought for the week!

From Aldi:

  • Chocolate chips
  • potatoes
  • 2 dozen eggs
  • mushrooms (2)
  • orange juice
  • spinach
  • bacon
  • moscato
  • frozen veggies
  • lemon-lime soda
  • pork butt
  • frozen peaches
  • frozen strawberries
  • onions

Local Health Store

  • Coconut aminos – so expensive, but SO necessary for flavor.
  • Hawaiian sea salt

note:  I got a very small amount of the hawaiian sea salt in the bulk section. This is for a specific recipe and I knew I wouldn’t use up a 1lb bag (which run about $20, yikes!) so I just bought a few tbsp, which was a little over $1 🙂

Sam’s Club

  • Peanut butter pretzels – Travis wanted this for his Easter treat lol
  • Smoked Turky Deli Meat – surprisingly great ingredients! Not Whole 30, but a great “Food Freedom” item.
  • Chicken
  • Coleslaw


  • a pitcher…We literally didn’t own one. We’ve talked about buying one for when people are over but it hasn’t happened.  I ended up getting one at Target on sale and with a gift card for $4 out of pocket. Of course once I got home realized I probably should’ve checked Goodwill. But it’s very pretty and sturdy so I’m keeping it.

Meal Plan Ideas

  • Frittata of the week
  • broiled fish and green beans
  • steaks, potatoes, and coleslaw
  • Easter Dinner w/ in-laws
  • Potatoes and eggs
  • spaghetti (will need to get zucchini later)
  • nomnompaleo’s slow cooker kahlua pig – fyi this was the recipe I needed the hawaiian salt for. I completely trust her judgment!

If you have any great recipes or delicious meals, please let me know! I’m ALWAYS looking for more ideas. Pinterest only goes so far!

With Motivation,


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