Ultimate 4,000 Calorie Clean Bulking Meal Plan: Grocery List

Trying to gain a few extra pounds of lean muscle? Here’s what you do, go to McDonald’s get 2 double quarter pounders with cheese, a large fry, chocolate shake, and apple pie. If this is what you would call clean bulking, we have issues. Clean bulking focuses on eating real food. Try to avoid processed foods as these are generally packed with added sugars and fats.  This meal prep is broken down into 3 different parts. If your not quite sure what meal prepping is, check out the Meal Prepping 101: Muscles Are Made In The Kitchen article first.

Part 1 Of 3

  1. Ultimate 4,000 Calorie Clean Bulking Meal Plan: Grocery List
  2. Ultimate 4,000 Calorie Clean Bulking Meal Plan: Prep And Pack
  3. Ultimate 4,000 Calorie Clean Bulking Meal Plan: Feeding Time

Grocery List

  • Red Delicious Apples – $2.99
  • Old Fashioned Oats – $2.99
  • Peanut Butter – $3.49
  • Grape Jelly (No High Fructose Corn Syrup) – $2.69 
  • Almonds – $7.99
  • Rice – $1.89
  • 2lb Bag Idaho Potatoes – $0.99
  • Ritz Whole Wheat Crackers – $2.77
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – $6.89
  • Mayo Reduced Fat – $3.49
  • Dill Relish – $2.79
  • 2 Loafs Whole Wheat Bread – $4.38
  • 5 Cans Tuna In Water – $3.45
  • 2 Dozen Eggs – $2.50
  • 12lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts – $24.46
  • 2 Bags Frozen Broccoli Cuts – $4.58
  • 2 Unsweetened Almond/Coconut Milk’s – $6.58
  • Large Container Low-Fat Cottage Cheese – $2.99
  • Small Container 4% Cottage Cheese – $1.25
  • Gallon of water – $0.97

Grand Total $90.13

The items italicized at the beginning of the grocery list will last for 2 weeks. The following items will last for more than 3 weeks: Crackers, Grape Jelly, Rice, Mayo, Oats, Almonds, Dill Relish, and Olive Oil.

You’re Ready For Part 2

Go check out the Ultimate 4,000 Calorie Clean Bulking Meal Plan: Prep And Pack article now. If you would like to share any of your meal prepping experiences or suggestions I would love to hear them! Please leave a comment and be sure to follow WaterJugFitness on Twitter and Instagram for daily fitness tips. Also go check out the Water Jug Fitness YouTube channel for great fitness videos.

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