Friday, January 27, 2012

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.  If you want to check out potential menus from other stores try



Pasta Carbonara & Salad
Use:  Buitoni Pasta x 2, Hormel Canadian Bacon, Eggs from Canadian Bacon Deal, Fresh Express Salad

Egg McMuffins & Grapes
Use:  Leftover Canadian Bacon, Leftover Eggs, Nature's Own English Muffins, Food Club Cheese, Red Seedless Grapes x 2lb.

Stuffed Peppers & Mixed Veggies
Use:  Green Peppers x 4, Country Crock Broccoli Rice (stuff the peppers with this), Food Club Frozen Mixed Vegetables

Fajitas & Cucumber Salad
Use:  The Real Big Deal, Cucumbers x 2, Food Club Sour Cream

Catfish & Greens
Use:  US Farm Raised Catfish Nuggets x 2 lbs, Glory Foods Greens

Pizza & Oranges
Use:  Red Baron Pizza x 2, Navel Oranges x 2lbs.

Lasagna & Salad
Use:  Stouffers Lasagna & Fresh Express Salad

Roasted Chicken Legs, Mashed Potatoes, & Sauteed Veggies
Use:  5lb bag Chicken Leg Quarters, Country Crock Mashed Potatoes, Food Club Frozen Veggies x 2

That's 8 meals for around between $63.76 - $68.68.  That's $7.97 - $8.59 per meal or $1.99 - $2.15 per person per meal.

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