The Ultimate College Girl's Grocery List For When You Don't Have A Meal Plan Anymore

August 14, 2015 by Francesca Giordano
shefinds | Style

Probably the most stressful thing about moving off campus is grocery shopping. It was always so easy going to the dining hall and grabbing whatever I wanted to eat. Learning how to cook is the first step, but here are the most simple (and inexpensive) things you’ll need when you first move into your off-campus housing. This low budget list will get you a long way!


1. Frozen veggies (broccoli, corn, peas, green beans, brussel sprouts, spinach, squash)

2. Frozen fruit (strawberries, peaches, berries)


1. Milk or a milk substitute ( almond milk, coconut milk, cashew milk, soy milk)

2. Eggs

3. Yogurt

4. Cheese slices

Meat/ Fish

1. Ground beef

2. Chicken

3. Canned tuna

4. Cold cuts


1. Salt

2. Olive Oil

3. Salad dressing (or balsamic/ red wine vinegar)

4. Meat seasoning

5. Soy sauce


1. Cereal

2. Rice

3. Pasta

4. Wraps/ Sliced bread


1. Tomato sauce

2. Beans

3. Soup


1. Granola bars

2. Peanut butter

3. Coffee

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