I need a bulking diet where I can cook a bunch of stuff on Sunday and eat it through the week and I'm a college kid so like on a budget of $40-$50 a week. And I do have costco card. Any help would be awesome
Thread: Bulking grocery list
01-02-2011, 03:15 PM #1
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Make you a big ol tub of spaghetti, rice, and one with beans. Fruit is super convenient, so is milk.
The more wholesome foods are usually around the perimeter of the store and the processed foods tend to be in the center of the isles. Good luck.- Tony Paradis, RD, LD, USAW, USAPL
01-02-2011, 03:22 PM #3
Do you have a freezer?
Grab chicken breast when its $1.79/lbs, stock up.
Cottage Cheese by the pound
Grab tuna when it goes on sale, stock up
Dont neglect your greens. The grocery store near me always has bagged/cut broccoli on sale, as well as salads that are about to expire. They are super cheap, just eat them within 2-3 days.
Its doable on $50/week, you just gotta plan it out and follow through. No wondering around at the store till you spend all your money lol.Fierce Five log:
01-02-2011, 03:47 PM #4
Ground flax seeds
Whole wheat spaghetti
Whole wheat bread
Whole grain rice
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i'm doing somthing like what your wanting to do... i buy food and spend Sunday morning cooking food for the week.
on sunday i cook up a bag of frozen chicken brest, a few cups of brown rice in my rice cooker and steam some veggies. then i divide it into tupperware containers. i also make a olive oil vinagar dressing for some fats to put on it.
i also cook up tupperware bowls of oats with peanut butter and cinnamon. then i throw in a few hard boiled eggs.
01-02-2011, 05:13 PM #8
I always shop in categories: Carbs/ Proteins/ Fats + Fruits & vegetables
Fruits and Veggies
bulking allows me to eat alot moreIIFYM - Try to get most of your macros from whole foods. They are high in micronutrients and are needed to maintain overall health
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09-03-2015, 07:31 PM #12
OP: look for Ground meat (pork is cheaper than beef); where I am ground pork has the same macros and is cheaper (per cal/macro) than eggs.
Also; rice, oats, potatoes, frozen veggies, chicken or not sure where you are (weather wise), but I have been buying the fresh pork chops, cheaper than frozen chicken here, and just a little more fat (but less than thighs); more protein per gram too!
if you have a problem with protein, milk is a great option; also look into beans or lentils. Cheap and high in protein, good course of carbs.
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Buy cheap foods you enjoy. I love white rich with bacon and hot chili sauce.
Here is a decent macro cheat sheet with foods
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