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Grocery List Template – An Easy Way to Manage Groceries

Let’s face it. We all have to eat, which means we all have to go grocery shopping, at least every now and again. Even those people that eat out a lot still have to keep certain basic food staples in their pantries and freezers. Now, grocery shopping has just gotten easier with the Grocery List Template.

This easily customizable template was created in Microsoft® Word 2007, and can be used with any higher version of Word. It’s premise is simple, and yet so very useful.

You can create columns for multiple categories of grocery items in the Grocery List Template. For example, you might routinely shop for foods within the categories of Meat, Vegetables, Breads, Grains, Fruits, Beverages, Dairy, Paper Goods, etc. Within each category are specific items, or the brand names of items you prefer. So, under Meats you can add Chicken, Beef, Turkey, Lamb, etc. Or, you could add cuts of meat, like Pork Cutlets, Chicken Breasts, or Turkey Sausage Links.

Under Beverages you could add Coke Cola®, Skim Milk®, Minute Maid Orange Juice, or a Case of Bottled Water. Whatever it is you like to buy can be listed here.

Another very handy feature of the Grocery List Template is that next to each of the items you list is a small check box. This check box can be used in several different ways:

  • You can place a check mark next to only those items you need on the current shopping trip. For example, check the Turkey Sausage Links item because you are low on turkey sausage, but not the Chicken Breasts because you already have some of those in your freezer.
  • You can pencil in a check mark next to each item that you have found and placed in your shopping cart as you shop.
  • You can type in the number of each item you want. For example, you want 6 Greek Yogurts and 2 bottles of Orange Juice and one bag of Yams.

The Grocery List Template is so versatile that as your shopping or dietary habits change, you can edit the template accordingly. You can also have a separate grocery list for your grandmother or elderly aunt if they are unable to shop for themselves.

This Grocery List Template is especially important for chefs and caterers that need to provide a variety of menus each day for dozens, if not hundreds, of hungry customers. Each entry could have its own Grocery List Template so the chef is sure to acquire enough of each ingredient for each dish.


Like I said, we all have to shop, and the Grocery List Template makes shopping simple.

Editable and printable grocery list template