What I Buy at the Grocery Store

Hi! Welcome back to my blog!

Now that I’m back at school I wanted to write some more college content on here! Today I’m sharing a grocery haul! A couple of the items I’m sharing I bought at Target a few days prior, but the bulk is from my local grocery store.

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I have a meal plan at school so I typically don’t need to buy too much food, but since I’m here for winter term my meal plan is running out and I’m planning on cooking more this week. Since I got more food than just snacks I thought this was a perfect week to share what I bought.

FOOD FOR THE FREEZER

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  • Chicken breasts
  • Sliced mozzarella cheese
  • Carrot veggie spirals
  • Frozen berries
  • Black bean burgers

For starters, yes. I freeze my cheese. I never realized that was considered weird until I got to college and my roommates were so confused that I put it in the freezer. Anyone else who does this? I can’t be the only one! Also, I grabbed some carrot veggie spirals. Typically I buy the zoodles but the grocery store was out of them so I decided to try the carrot ones! The rest is pretty standard stuff. I got some chicken breasts and bean burgers for lunches and dinners, and some frozen fruit to make smoothies.

PRODUCE

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  • Apples
  • Strawberries
  • Green olives
  • Red onion
  • Green bell pepper

One of my go-to breakfasts is Oikos greek yogurt with strawberries. I didn’t buy any yogurt since I still have some from last week, but I did need more strawberries. I also grabbed a few apples to have as snacks or for breakfast. I also got a few green olives from the olive bar to have with meals or as a snack. Lastly, I got a green bell pepper and some red onion to have for cooking throughout the week.

SNACKS

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  • Cashews
  • Almonds
  • Pita chips

My current class is from 8:30am to 11:30am so I usually get hungry in the middle of it. Since it’s pretty early in the morning when we have a break I like to bring nuts to have as a snack. I also picked up a bag of pita chips to have throughout the week and probably next week as well since it’s a big bag.

OTHER FOODS

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  • Whole grain pasta
  • Hamburger buns
  • Eggs
  • Natural peanut butter

I didn’t know how to categorize these foods so I put them into their own miscellaneous group. I got some pasta to have on hand for dinners, as well as eggs to have on hand for breakfast. I also am running low on peanut butter and grabbed some more. I love the Smuckers All Natural Creamy Peanut Butter. Lastly, I grabbed some buns for my bean burgers! I tried to find a wheat option but the store didn’t have any so I got the Ball Park brand buns.

There you have it! I hope you guys enjoyed seeing what kind of food I get for myself while at school. I’ve also been considering writing a “What I Eat in a Day” post so let me know if you would want to read that! Also, if you liked this post, be sure to head to my homepage and subscribe to emails and follow me on Instagram @mainly.mackenzie!

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