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What’s in My Grocery Bags (#7)

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Happy Sunday!  I hope your weekend has been great so far.  I had a pretty busy work week, so I am enjoying kicking back and relaxing (for the most part) this weekend.  Sometimes you just need those “lazy” weekends.

My last grocery haul post was all the way back in the beginning of March.  But don’t worry.  I’ve been grocery shopping a few times since then!  It’s about time I share a peek into my grocery bags again, don’t you think?  I’m mixing things up a little today by showing you what I purchased and how much I paid for each item.  I’m going to warn you ahead of time… it was not a cheap week.  At all.  Someday I swear I am going to get this grocery budget thing under control.

Grocery Bags-2What’s in My Grocery Bags (#7)

Grocery Bags 4Mini Pearl Grape Tomatoes- $2.69 (Trader Joe’s)
Jumbo Yellow Onion- $0.79 (Trader Joe’s)
Jumbo Red Onion- $0.99 (Trader Joe’s)
Cantaloupe- $3.99 (Whole Foods)*
Organic Purple Sweet Potato- $1.19 (Whole Foods)
Organic On-the-Vine Tomatoes- $3.58 (Whole Foods)
Organic Sweet Potato- $1.00 (Whole Foods)

*I bought one last week and it was awesome!

Grocery Bags 3Organic Carrots- $1.99 (Whole Foods)
Cauliflower- $2.29 (Trader Joe’s)
Organic Orange Bell Pepper- $1.76 (Whole Foods)
Organic Zucchini- $3.29 (Trader Joe’s)
Kaleidoscope Chard- $1.99 (Trader Joe’s)
Organic Pink Lady Apples- $5.69 (Whole Foods)
Fresh Cilantro- $1.79 (Trader Joe’s)

Grocery BagBaked Lentil Chips- $3.75 (Natural Grocers)
Organic Ketchup- $1.99 (Trader Joe’s)
Hemp Hearts- $5.99 (Natural Grocers)
Garden of Life Organic Plant Protein Powder- $23.99*
Red Chile Enchilada Sauce- $2.69 (Whole Foods)
Organic Canned Chickpeas- $1.99 (Whole Foods)
Crunchy Almond Butter- $6.99 (Whole Foods)
Sunflower Seed Butter- $5.29 (Natural Grocers)
Canned Artichoke Quarters- $2.99 (Whole Foods)
Organic Cacao Nibs from the Bulk Bin- $1.02 (Whole Foods)
Kool Ranch Kale Chips- $4.59 (Natural Grocers)

*I am toying around with the idea of trying grain-free and would, therefore, have to say bye-bye to my beloved Vega One.  I am going to try this protein powder out to see if I like it.  I sure hope that I do, because if I make the transition to grain-free, I am still going to need my smoothies!

Grocery Bags 2Cage-free Large Brown Eggs- $3.19 (Whole Foods)
Sprouted Corn Tortillas- $3.19 (Whole Foods)
Organic Coconut Milk- $3.99 (Whole Foods)
Almond Milk- $3.69 (Whole Foods)
Acai Berry Superfruit Packs- $7.19 (Whole Foods)

Grocery Bags Sam's ClubBananas-$1.36 (Sam’s Club)
2 LB Organic Kale Medley- $3.98 (Sam’s Club)
2 LB Organic Spinach- $3.22 (Sam’s Club)
Super bright toenails… priceless?

If you were following along, I shopped at four (yes four!) grocery stores and spent a total of $114.93 (after $9.19 in coupons).  This was definitely not a “typical” week for me.  I generally spend around $85 to $90.  This week, however, I was stocking up on quite a few pricey products that I only buy now-and then (protein powder, nut butters, hemp hearts, acai packs, etc.).  Let’s hope next week’s grocery bill is a bit more reasonable 😉

What did you buy this weekend at the grocery store?
Did you splurge on anything special?

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