Due to the pandemic, many grocery store shelves have been left almost bare. With pantry staples in low supply, it can be challenging to determine what to buy and stock up on. Check out this grocery list and 2 week meal plan for ideas the next time you go grocery shopping.

 

 

Grocery List: 

  • 2 dozen eggs
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Frozen spinach
  • 6 plain greek yogurt
  • Frozen berries 
  • All-natural turkey slices 
  • Low-fat cheddar cheese slices
  • 2 Packages of Ground turkey (freeze one)
  • 2 Jars of Sugar free marinara sauce 
  • 2 Packages of Chickpea/edamame pasta 
  • Milk of choice (for protein shakes)
  • Fresh salmon fillets
  • Frozen vegetables (6-8 bags of your favorite veggies to enjoy with lunch/dinner)
  • Onions
  • 3 Bell Peppers
  • 1 package sliced mushrooms
  • 3 Packages of Chicken Breast (freeze two)
  • 1 Jar of salsa
  • Frozen cauliflower rice
  • Cooked chicken breast strips (Perdue or any other brand)
  • Salad Greens
  • Caesar Dressing made with Yogurt (like this one)
  • Frozen Burger patties
  • Almond meal
  • Ground Beef (for meatballs, freeze)
  • Chicken Sausage (freeze)
  • 3 Cans of tuna/or chicken in water 
  • Bottle of Hot Sauce
  • 1 Bunch of celery 
  • Cans of black beans and kidney beans 
  • Vegetable broth
  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes

 

2 week Meal Plan

Sunday – 

  • Breakfast: Spinach & Cheddar Omelet
  • Lunch: Lunch Meat Wrap with Salad
  • Dinner: Turkey Bolognese + Chickpea Pasta/Edamame Spaghetti

Monday –

  • Breakfast: Protein Shake
  • Lunch: Turkey Bolognese + Chickpea Pasta/Edamame Spaghetti
  • Dinner: Grilled Salmon with Veggies

Tuesday –

  • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt with Berries
  • Lunch: Grilled Salmon with Veggies
  • Dinner: Salsa Chicken + Veggies (chicken breast + jar of salsa in crockpot on high for 3 hours, or cooked on stove top mixed with salsa + shredded)

Wednesday –

  • Breakfast: Protein Shake
  • Lunch: Salsa Chicken + Veggies
  • Dinner: Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad (use ready-to-eat chicken strips)

Thursday –

Friday – 

  • Breakfast: Protein Shake
  • Lunch: Turkey + Veggie Skillet
  • Dinner: Grilled Cheeseburger (no bun) and veggies

Saturday –

  • Breakfast: Spinach & Cheddar Omelet
  • Lunch: Tuna/Chicken Salad with Celery made with greek yogurt
  • Dinner: Takeout style Cauliflower Fried Rice

Sunday – 

Monday – 

Tuesday –

  • Breakfast: Greek Yogurt with Berries
  • Lunch: Buffalo Chicken Salad
  • Dinner: Chicken Cutlets with Veggies

Wednesday –

  • Breakfast: Protein Shake
  • Lunch: Chicken Cutlets with Veggies
  • Dinner: Meatballs with Chickpea Pasta

Thursday –

Friday –

  • Breakfast: Protein Shake
  • Lunch: Chicken Sausage + Peppers 
  • Dinner: Cheeseburger (no bun) and veggies

Saturday – 

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