Has this ever happen to you! You run to the grocery store just to pick up a few things and the next thing you know the cashier rings up your bill, and its way too high? Well there might be a good reason for that.

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DietsInReview.com selected ingredients for a simple dinner for a family of four: Chicken breasts, potatoes, apples and milk. Now the average nationwide cost for this meal is $15. Here are the top 10 states with the highest grocery bills going by this meal:

1. Virginia: $27.48
2. South Carolina: $24.11
3. Hawaii: $23.40
4. North Dakota: $22.03
5. Pennsylvania: $21.01
6. Connecticut: $19.40
7. Minnesota: $18.64
8. Alaska: $18.38
9. South Dakota: $18.34
10. Montana: $18.22

The states with the lowest grocery bill going by this meal:

1. Idaho: $9.33
2. New Jersey: $9.93
3. Utah: $10.10
4. Rhode Island: $10.44
5. California: $11.73
6. Alabama: $11.86
7. New Hampshire and Mississippi: $12.10 (tie)
9. Wyoming and Oregon: $12.25 (tie)

What food items in the grocery store do you think are WAY to expensive?