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Healthy Walmart Shopping List for Organic and Clean Eating

Does the cost of food prevent you from eating the way you want to?  

Do you want to find organic and healthier options but your budget doesn’t provide for it?  

It’s true, healthy eating can be expensive! I’ve shopped at a number of different stores looking for the best deals to feed my family food that is healthy, natural and/or organic, and cost-effective!  

Food costs can quickly eat up your monthly budget so figuring out how to make your money stretch is key!  Unfortunately, many of the cost-effective food choices are not very healthy and full of artificial ingredients.  But finding my family a cost-effective solution for healthy eating became a mission of mine! I still work weekly to find the best deals and shop different stores to see what works.

One of my recent favorites for healthy eating is Walmart!  I’m not going to lie, for awhile, I avoided Walmart’s grocery section.  Considering I could buy tires, shoes, and my groceries in the same store just had me a wee bit skeptical.  I questioned the quality of produce and if I could find enough natural and organic options at a reasonable price.  My main reason for checking out Walmart as a viable option for healthy eating was convenience. Our schedule is just crazy!  With two kids in school and multiple activities, I can’t be running around to multiple stores. The allure of one-stop shopping piqued my interest.  

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One of the recipes I made with my Healthy Eating at Walmart Shopping List was a variation on this yummy 21 Day Fix Approved Asian Stir fry!  

I was blown away by the selection of natural and organic items at Walmart.  Not only that, the quality is what I was really impressed by. There has been several times that I’ve purchased organic items, only to have them spoil in just a few days.  I’ve had great luck with the quality at Walmart. In this season of life, one-stop shopping on a budget at Walmart works.

Here are a few of the items I found at Walmart to support our healthy eating mission!

My Healthy Walmart Shopping List!

Mandarin Oranges (aka Cuties)
Organic Spinach
Sweet Potatoes
Bananas
Green Giant Cauliflower Rice Mix
Greek Yogurt
Brussel Sprouts
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Sugar Snap Pea Stir Fry Veggies
Strawberries
Blueberries
Lara Bars
Kind Bars
Frozen Cherries
Frozen Tropical Fruit mix
Red Delicious apples
Organic Pink Lady Apples
Mushrooms
Organic Romaine Lettuce
Cherry Tomatoes
Peppers
Zucchini
Organic eggs
Natural Turkey Lunchmeat
Ground Turkey
Organic Chicken Breast

cheap healthy food at walmartMy Meal Plan for the week!

So now you might be wondering, what did you make with all of these healthy eating items?  Did your hubby and kids eat it? Here is a sneak peek into my meal plan for the week!

My weekly meal planner that keeps me organized and on budget!  Download your free copy here!

This week we are getting back into the swing of things from a healthy eating perspective.  We spent last week in Disney World so our eating was less than optimal from a health and portion perspective 🙂 But that’s one of the highlights of vacation right??

Another budget-friendly favorite!  Check out my healthy shopping cart from Aldi!

In an effort to de-bloat here is our meal plan for the week!

Breakfasts – Green detox smoothies & eggs
Snacks – Lara or KIND bars
Lunches – Zoodle Mason Jar Salad
Dinners – Asian Stir Fry, Turkey Meatballs & Zoodles

But what are the kids eating???  We love to have our kids eat healthy.  We are always trying new foods with them, since both have had a tendency to be extremely picky.  My older daughter has grown out of it (mostly!) but it’s only been through trial and error and having her try new things.

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Picking My Meal Battles = Less Mealtime Stress, Less Food Waste

Breakfast for them tends to be pancakes or breakfast bars.  Lunch is usually a sandwich, cherry tomatoes, a cheese stick, and cutie.  For dinner, I am completely OK with feeding them “kid food” i.e. mac & cheese or pizza if we are eating something that I know will only cause a battle.  This week we actually had some leftovers for them to eat when we did Asian Stir Fry, BUT they would eat it usually (if I separated their meat and veggies of course!)  My girls are actually big fans of meatballs and my oldest loves zoodles.  I’ve found that picking my battles with their meals helps us to all have a less stressful meal time and not throw food away.

Have you tried out Walmart for healthy eating options?  Comment below and let me know your favorite healthy eating finds!

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34 Comments

  • This Mum At Home

    March 7, 2018 at 8:25 am

    I wish we had a Walmart here in Australia. For me its all about Aldi! Its the only thing we have going for us lol and even thats fairly new here on not everywhere yet lol

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      March 7, 2018 at 12:17 pm

      Aldi is great!! hopefully you’ll get a walmart soon!

  • Lindsey

    March 7, 2018 at 9:05 am

    I’m always looking for better ways to grocery shop on a budget, especially for organic produce!

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      March 7, 2018 at 12:17 pm

      I’m so glad that so many more stores are increasing their organic options!

  • Dana

    March 7, 2018 at 9:46 am

    It is so easy to fill your cart with junk from every single isle in the grocery store. You did an awesome job!

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      March 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm

      It sure can be!! going in with a list and prepared meal plan definitely helps!

  • Kelsie

    March 7, 2018 at 11:41 am

    I love Wal-Mart for groceries! I go there all of the time!

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      March 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm

      such a great one stop shop for everything!

  • Rachel

    March 7, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    I don’t usually shop at walmart for groceries, but this is a great shopping list regardless! I love a good stiry fry!

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      March 7, 2018 at 8:58 pm

      I didn’t either! I was stopping for a specific item and grabbed a few things. completely blown away so I went back!

  • Brittany

    March 7, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    This is such a great post! so helpful. We don’t have Walmart here but this can be used at my local supermarket too 🙂

    http://www.brittanyisliving.com

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      March 7, 2018 at 8:59 pm

      Absolutely! glad you found it helpful!

  • Noelle Lynne

    March 7, 2018 at 6:19 pm

    Can not say that I like shopping at Walmart, however I am so happy to see that they offer so many organic and natural solutions! My dream is for healthy and fresh food to be accessible to everyone!

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      March 7, 2018 at 8:58 pm

      I agree! I’m glad more people are able to access healthy and organic!

  • Paula @ I’m Busy Being Awesome

    March 7, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Wow! I am amazed at everything you’re able to get at Walmart. And they have organic stuff?! The Walmart near me is super tiny and essentially has cereal, dried pasta, and chips; think of Walmart 15-20 years ago BEFORE Walmart grocery became a thing…our’s never upgraded. Maybe someday – ha!

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      March 7, 2018 at 8:57 pm

      I know I was amazed too!! I do think it has to do with the location sometimes. Ours is brand new and pretty awesome!

  • Leslie

    March 7, 2018 at 7:26 pm

    I’m always looking for good options for saving money on groceries…especially organic produce. I’ve shopped at most of the chains, and find that really they are all good. It is just that they have different products. I wish I could find one place that was always the best. 🙂

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      March 7, 2018 at 8:56 pm

      I agree! consistency in quality can be hard. I’ve definitely done my fair share of shopping around and have found better locations. There is a brand new Walmart by us now and their selection has been great!

  • Elise Ho

    March 7, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    I have been very impressed with Walmart’s selection. It is really quite surprising how many good things they have.

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      March 7, 2018 at 8:55 pm

      I felt the same way Elise! I was amazed!

  • adriana

    March 7, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    This is great! I don’t go to Walmart much because the closest one to me is 25 minutes-ish away, and Target is closer LOL! But maybe I should – this list is great!

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      March 8, 2018 at 1:46 pm

      I really wish we had a super target by us! That would be amazing right?

  • Corretta

    March 8, 2018 at 1:32 am

    I never shop at Walmart but it is good to know that they have a lot of healthy options!

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      March 8, 2018 at 1:46 pm

      I was shocked!! so much good stuff!

  • Cait

    March 8, 2018 at 7:48 am

    ive never been a huge fan of walmart but can see how great their pricing and produce is!

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      March 8, 2018 at 1:46 pm

      I was pleasantly surprised!

  • Leah

    March 8, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Amazing post!! We shop at Walmart a lot, and ours has a gluten-free, organic section. It just surprises me because we have 3 in town and there is only one that the produce is good and will last all week the other two the produce goes bad in a matter of days.

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      March 8, 2018 at 1:45 pm

      isn’t it crazy how that is? at least you found a good one!

  • Erin

    March 8, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    It’s like you read my mind…I’ve been craving stir fry lately. Now I’m on a mission to pick up the ingredients and make it tonight. Love all the healthy ideas you’ve listed here!

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      March 8, 2018 at 2:54 pm

      oh yay!! hope you love the recipe!

  • Rakhi Parsai

    March 10, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    It’s so imperative to have a budget and shopping within that and still ensuring your family gets all the nutriticious food. This is an amazing list packed with healthy foods.

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      March 12, 2018 at 4:34 pm

      I agree!!! it can be hard but isn’t impossible!

  • cait

    March 16, 2018 at 10:00 am

    im actually not a huge shopper at walmart but def love all the stuff you got!

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      March 19, 2018 at 10:36 am

      thanks for checking it out Cait!

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