$50 weekly grocery bills

$50 weekly grocery bills

I have seen here, and in other communities, people saying that they only spend $50/week on groceries. Help me to do that!!!
I feel like I have tried everything, but our grocery bill barely seems to come down. In 2006, we averaged $83/week, this is also including a lot of eating out for lunches. (It does also include things like TP, tampons, shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, etc)

There are not really any bulk-buying food stores nearby that would make the price of membership worth it for us. We eat very little food that is processed, canned, has sugar added to it (juices). I make a lot of our meals from scratch. We do not eat a lot of meat, and almost no red meat. I don't have much of a green thumb, all I was able to grow this year was some herbs. What we cook is a mix of standard dishes, plus Indian, Italian, and Mexican dishes. There are some things I insist on buying organic: milk, eggs, some fruits and veggies. The bread and bagels I buy are also more expensive because I buy it from a local bakery. I don't want to give these things up.

It would really help me to see examples of weekly grocery lists and what you make with those groceries so I can see real-life examples of stretching the food pantry. I really want to get better about this in 2007!

EDIT: I should have probably mentioned, to give you context, this is weekly shopping for 2 adults.
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