Sunday, June 8, 2014

Groceries + Weekly Menu

Goodmorning! I love sleep.

I took an excursion with the kiddos this weekend to do some shopping at the new-to-me Aldi and Costco on this side of town. Tax on food is cheaper here, yay! Of course, both stores were humming on a Saturday.

On the left, $43.25 at Aldi. On the right, $75.93 at Costco. I'll probably pick up a few more things mid-week.

forgive my hasty photo. didn't realize it was blurry until later.

As you can see, I bought some shelf-stable snacky stuff (lower left). It's always good to have some munchies around in the summer… for at the pool or to save us from a milkshake run on the way home after a long day. Amy persuaded me to try Aldi's knock-off Kind Bars. Not completely sugar free, but they are gluten-free (contain some rice). I'd like to make my own completely grain-free ones using this simple ratio, but having them prepackaged is a time saver and helps with portion control.

We also have a potluck this week. I'm taking easy way out and bought a salad kit at Costco.

eggs with greens and hot sauce
blueberries & strawberries
lemon poppyseed muffins
coffee with cream

turkey, kale, & chipotle mayo tortilla wraps
dill pickles

sloppy joes, sweet potato oven fries, roasted green beans
zucchini spaghetti and meat sauce, salad with dressing
primal pizza from Primal Cravings (affiliate link), salad with dressing
sausage & sweet potato hash, roasted brussels sprouts
other tbd

paleo fruit tart (experiment)

Off to clean the house!

sharing here!
Real Food Recipe Roundup via Musings of a Housewife and Sassy Moms in the City


  1. Thanks of linking up this week!! Have you ever made Homemade Kind Bars? I made the Coconut Almond version - so easy and soooo good!

  2. Yum! Those sound good. I hadn't seen your recipe, so thank you!


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