Thursday, December 1, 2011

Menu Ideas from the Brookshire's Ad


A meal plan is a great way to save money and not waste food.

I want to show you that as long as you are intentional in your shopping and cooking, you will save money on your grocery bill regardless if you use coupons or not. Generally, the cost of the whole meal will be less than or equal to the tip you would leave at a restaurant.

These ideas are taken directly from the Brookshire's circulars.

This week you could feed your family lots of cheap, quick, and easy meals:

Hot Dogs & Peas (1+1+.69+.69)(.63+1+.19+.19)
Use:  Bar-S Franks, Brookshire's Buns, Green Giant Peas x 2

Beans & Rice (.79+.79)
Use:  Food Club Rice, Food Club Beans

Spaghetti and Salad (1+1+1)
Use:  Food Club Pasta, Hunt's Spaghetti Sauce, and Salad

Tomato Soup (2)(1.2)
Use:  Hunt's Tomatoes x 2

Potatoes & Sausage (3.98+1)
Use:  5lb. bag Potatoes, John Morrell Smoked Sausage

Bacon Sandwiches & Stewed Apples (2+1+2)
Use:  John Morrell Bacon, Brookshire's Bread, Gala Apples x 2lb.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken w/Roasted Potatoes and Onions (.99+3)
Use:  Leftover Bacon, Leftover Potatoes, Onions 1lb., Pilgrim's Family Pack Drumsticks 3lb.

Bean Tacos w/Rice (1+1+1+1)
Use:  Food Club Taco Shells, Food Club Refried Beans, Leftover Rice, Fresh Express Salad, Picante Sauce

That's 8 meals for $27.93 or $3.49 per meal or $.87 per person per meal without coupons!  If you are using coupons then your totals are more like $25.76 or $3.22 per meal or $.81 per person per meal!

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