Your Perfect College Grocery List: All the Necessities, None of the Crazy Costs

For a college student, there is no worse feeling than being hungry and having no food in the house. When I encounter this unfortunate situation, I put together my grocery list with all the necessary foods of a college kid, always keeping budget in mind. Every night is different, which means I will be buying a lot more than just a few lunchables or microwavable dinners. Despite the budgetary constraints many college students face, everyone knows that to have the best party, get-together or simple hangout, you’ve gotta have the best food!

My personal food addictions that are just for me include:

  • Milk and Cinnamon Toast Crunch— it’s a MUST!
  • OJ
  • Mac and cheese
  • Frozen pizza
  • Chicken – perfect for any meal
  • Tostinos Pizza Rolls = Munchies

With the weekend in mind, it is important that the household is STOCKED with food and other essentials

  • 2-Liter Bottles of Soda - Coke and Mountain Dew are my picks. Sometimes the grocery stores even have a deal going on, so keep an eye out for those!
  • 3 bags of chips – thank god for family size!
  • Solo Cups – simply a college grocery staple for the weekend

When you feel like hanging out at home with the bros, or having a girls’ night in, everyone needs the following:

  • Movie (Rocky IV for the guys and The Notebook or some other romantic comedy for girls)
  • Ice Cream – Cookies and Cream for sure
  • Popcorn
  • More soda of course

For all those other days or nights, something simple is always the best way to go:

  • Ramen noodles
  • Campbell’s Soup
  • Spaghetti
  • Frozen pizza
  • Snacks/munchies
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Lunch meat
  • Bread

With those lists in mind, any college student can easily prepare themselves with the perfect grocery list to suit any occasion at especially affordable prices.

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