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Monday, July 13, 2009

Her Healthy Grocery List

Lot’s of people have wonderful intensions when wanting to eat healthier. They would love to eat more veggies and fresh fruit, but they can’t figure out how to get on the right track!!

Well I have come up with a little quick and easy grocery list and menu planner so get your pen’s ready :)

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Before going to the grocery store you should always make a menu of the meals you will make for dinner, breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Dinner Menu:

Monday-Breakfast for Dinner, whole wheat pancakes with PB and bananas
Tuesday-Chicken Fajitas
Wednesday-Turkey Sausage,Brown Rice and a salad
Thursday-Salmon for Her/Chicken for Him with brown rice and grilled veggies

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  • Green Monsters
  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal


  • Arnold’s Thin sandwich filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, spinach, sprouts and Light Laughing Cow Cheese with a salad and piece of fruit
  • Large Summer Salad with veggies and fruit
  • Leftovers
  • Sweet Potato with Black Beans and Goat Cheese


  • Fresh Fruit
  • Arnold’s Thins with banana and natural PB
  • Greek yogurt with fresh fruit
  • Whole Wheat Pretzels and PB
  • Apple and PB
  • Puffins and Greek Yogurt

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The List: 


  • strawberries
  • watermelon
  • apples
  • bananas
  • frozen pineapple
  • frozen blueberries
  • baby spinach
  • organic salad mix
  • green and red bell peppers
  • cucumber
  • squash
  • tomatoes
  • lemons & limes
  • sweet potato
  • cilantro

Breads and Such:

  • Brown Rice
  • Puffins
  • Arnolds Thins
  • Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • Whole Wheat Pretzels
  • Natural Nut Butter
  • Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Dairy and Not so Dairy:

  • Soy Milk/Almond Milk(whatever you prefer)
  • Non-fat milk for cooking
  • eggs
  • goat cheese
  • Greek yogurts
  • light mozzarella cheese


  • Salmon
  • Turkey Sausage
  • Ground Turkey Meat

All of this costs me between $55-60 dollars and it will last a little over a week!!! You have to look at the papers and check out where the deals are.

Today’s Lunch!

Summer Salad


Arnold’s Thin Sandwich 




All Together!!! 


My Pre Workout Snack: PB+Banana+Arnold’s Thin=Energy!

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I hope you enjoyed my list, does your list look similar?? Would you like to share your list on NHerShoes? If so send me an email at marie.bobbi@gmail.com so I can feature your list :)

Time to go teach kickboxing, have a great night!!!


Matt said...

Haha I make the mistake of going to the store and dropping 100 bucks. I am a hungry kid though!

RunToFinish said...

ohh fun!! I may have to send you a list!! i had an awesome plan with food this weekend and so far it's working out amazing!

Stephanie said...

Looks great! This was a very helpful post!

Becca said...

I just found your blog! I saw on the side of your blog that you are incorporating 'jillian's circuit training' is that from her book "Making the Cut"? I just bought it and want to get going on it. Do you have any tips? Thank you for posting your groceries. I am not good with nutrition and am trying to learn.

ttfn300 said...

while i do search deals, i have bad tendencies to buy more that one person needs :) workin on it!

Danielle C. said...

How do you prepare your sweet potato/goat cheese/black bean combo? Just black beans over a baked/nuked sweet potato with goat cheese on top?

faisal said...


Great and delicious post.

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happygoluckyalex said...

It is funny you posted this- i just started doing it this week! makes life soooo much easier and shopping that much faster to have meals planned out!

marathonmaiden said...

nice list! i don't really do the shopping when i'm at home and when i'm at school my groceries are supplementary to what the dining halls serves. but i agree that planning is the way to go before you shop!

allijag said...

Love all the delicious loot you got! I want to send a list, but I just do boring, small trips! ;)

brandi said...

great list and meal ideas! we do something similar. I always plan by what's on sale that week/what I can find at the market.

Niki said...

Great list! I avn't believe you got all that for aroung $55-60!! I need to work on my grocery store spending!

Lisa said...

This is great. Care to share your dinner recipes?

Jessica said...

Wow, thanks, Bobbi! This is an awesome list! Can you be my meal planner every week??

heyitstay said...

I totally look through the papers for awesome deals. That's the only way I buy my fruit ($1 Strawberry packs? Yup! $1.99/lb cherries? Uh huh!) But then I get so caught up on good deals, I "stock up" on foods...and that's how I ended up with like 11 boxes of cereal! Yikes! haha