Friday, August 31, 2012

Menu Ideas From the Brookshire's Ad

After taking the summer off, I thought it was about time to get back to making a menu plan from the sale 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.


  1. Chili Dogs, Mango Slaw, & Baked Beans
  2. Fried Chicken, French Fries, & Cantaloupe Slices
  3. Fried Chicken Salad w/Garlic Bread
  4. Rotisserie Chicken, Ranch Roasted Potatoes, Green Beans
  5. Black Beans w/Pico de Gallo Guacamole Salsa 
  6. Taquitos, Mexican Corn, & Refried Beans
  7. Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Tater Tots, & Mixed Veg
  8. Grilled Sausage Sandwiches, Broccoli Rice, BBQ Beans
  9. French Bread Pizza & Strawberries
  10. Baked Potatoes and Cabbage & Sausage
  11. Nachos and Peaches
  12. Beanie Weenies, Garlic Bread, & Grapes
  13. Sausage Biscuits, Scrambled Eggs, and Yogurt
  14. Sausage Omelet and Steamfried Potatoes
  15. Beef w/Noodles
  16. Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans
  17. Sausage & Potatoes w/Slaw



Shopping List  
The Real Big Deal
2 x Fresh Express Cole Slaw
Mango
12 Piece Deli Fried Chicken
Ore Ida Frozen Fries
Cantaloupe
Head of Iceberg Lettuce
2 x Bakery French Bread
Ken's Salad Dressing
Deli Rotisserie Chicken
2 x 5lb. Bag Potatoes
2 x Libby's Green Beans
1 x Libby's Corn
1 x Libby's Mixed Vegetables
Hidden Valley Dressing Mix
Food Club 1lb. Black Beans
Wholly Salsa Spicy Pico Guac Salsa
Jose Ole Taquitos
4 x Deli Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Eckrich Smoked Sausage
Nature's Own Hotdog Buns
Kraft BBQ Sauce
Bob Evans Broccoli Rice Side
2 x Bush's Grillin' Beans
Progresso Recipe Helper Roasted Tomato Sauce
Mushrooms
Johnsonville Italian Sausage
1lb. Strawberries
Kraft Mozzarella Cheese
Kraft Cheddar Cheese
Tostitos
2 x Hormel Chili
1 Hatch Chilli Pepper
Tennessee Pride Frozen Biscuit Sandwiches
2 x doz. Eggs
2 x Owen's Sausage Rolls
4 x Simplait Yoplait Yogurt
4 x Tai Pei Frozen Entrees
Fast Fixin Chicken Fried Steak

That's 17 meals for around $134.60 or $7.92 per meal or $1.98 per person per meal if you are not using coupons.

If you are using coupons then your total will be more around $114.70 or $6.75 per meal or $1.69 per person per meal.



Check out the Brookshire's deals post for coupon match-ups.

2 comments:

  1. LOVE the new "format" of the menu plan!

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  2. Well thanks Ms. Becky; I'm glad you like it. I thought I would try something a little different.

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