How to Grocery Shop for a Family of Four on a $100 Weekly Budget


Need advice on what to cook for the week? PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT has the scoop on the best meals for a $100 budget! We created the perfect grocery list within your budget and even included desserts! So let’s get to Walmart and start preparing our meals for the week!

$100 Grocery Shopping List

Spinach $1.98
Tortilla $1.58
Two Bannanas $0.36
Bread $0.67
Rice $1.38
Two Peppers $1.56
Ham $0.58
Mashed Potato $1.00
Ground Beef $5.24
Cheese $1.23
Eggs $0.77
Tomato $1.00
Beans $0.54
Sauce $0.50
Carrots $2.84
Grilled Chicken $5.94
Shredded Cheese $1.74
Bagel $1.88
Butter $2.98
Lettuce $1.28
Onions $3.64
Mushroom $1.48
Taco Kit $2.54
Bacon $3.14
Broccoli $1.00
Turkey $2.48
Salmon $8.73
Corn $3.97
Zucchini $0.76
Sausage $2.50
Sweet Potato $2.84
Soy Sauce $1.32
Chives $1.98
Oatmeal $2.46
Quinoa $2.38
Strawberrys $1.77
Blueberrys $3.86
Rasberrys $2.98
Avocado $1.28
Kale $1.48
Ice cream $1.97
Brownie Mix $1.00
Whip Cream $2.98
Asparagus $2.39
Hot Fudge $1.98
Grapes $1.97
TOTAL $99.93

Now that you bought all your grocery items it’s time to start cooking!


Breakfast: Cheese and Ham Omelette
Lunch: Turkey Sandwich
Dinner: Chicken Tacos

Start your day off right with a delicious cheese and ham omelette!


Breakfast: Avocado Toast
Lunch: Bacon and Broccoli Rice Bowl
Dinner: Salmon

For dinner treat yourself with some savory Salmon!


Breakfast: Oatmeal with Banana
Lunch: Veggie Sandwich
Dinner: Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Let’s take a boring sweet potato and make it fun by stuffing some beef in there!


Breakfast: Quinoa Fruit Salad
Lunch: Bean, Kale and Egg Stew
Dinner: Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini
Dessert: Brownie Sundae

Make your fruit salad more filling by adding some quinoa!


Breakfast: Oatmeal With Fruit
Lunch: Chicken, Pepper and Corn Stir-Fry
Dinner: Salmon
Dessert: Ice Cream

Doesn't this stir fry look to die for?


Breakfast: 2 Eggs
Lunch: Chicken Fried Rice
Dinner: Beef Tacos
Dessert: Brownie

No need to go to a fancy Chinese restaurant when you can make your very own fried rice in the comfort of your kitchen!



At the end of the week you should have a decent amount of food left over! Pick and choose which meals you would like to eat or cook again!

I hope this $100 grocery store budget helped you as much as it helped me! If you have less than $100 check out our other articles on how to go grocery shopping with a $50 and $20 budget!

Grace Mastronardi is a Senior at Rutgers University studying Communications and Digital Media. The New Jersey native is also a contributing writer for Her Campus Rutgers. When she’ s not writing, she can be found drinking smoothies, swimming in the ocean, painting on a canvas or hiking with her precious dog Teddy!