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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Mission Tortilla
This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Mission Foods. All opinions are 100% mine.

Sometimes the best meals are the simplest.  Mission Foods recently sent us some tortillas and a challenge to cook a meal for a large group for under $10.  This became even more challenging adding in our new healthy eating diets.  When I think of tortillas my brain instantly goes to melted cheese and sour cream.  So I tried to rethink a fajita and make it as healthy as possible.

My plan:

  1. Load up on the peppers and onions!  These are zero points for us weight watcher folks (super healthy for everyone else).
  2. Don’t use Olive Oil from a bottle, but instead Olive Oil or Vegetable oil spray.  You will use a lot less and thereby not add a ton of fat and calories.
  3. Grab Fat Free Sour Cream and Cheese made with 2% milk.
  4. Most Salsas are also zero points (super healthy) but we went another step with black bean salsa to add some more fiber and protein.
  5. Skip the chips or rice, just add steamed green beans or another vegetable on the side.

Ingredients:

1 lb of boneless skinless chicken breast
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of Chili pepper
Salt and Pepper to taste

1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1  onion
1 second spray of Olive Oil Cooking Spray

Mission Tortillas
Sour Cream
Salsa
Shredded Cheese, 2% milk,

First put the meat, honey and chili pepper together.  Then throw it all in one big pan. 
7 minutes later dinner is ready!

The grand total for this meal: $6.64 and it made enough to serve 5 people easy.
Total points for the meal = 5

If you are up for a tortilla menu challenge then check out the Mission Menus Challenge.  Now through August 9th, you can enter for a chance to participate in a cook-off in The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles.  The winner of the cook-off will receive a $10,000 kitchen makeover!

To enter, send in a “budget-friendly” recipe.  The meal must cost less than $10, be able to feed 5 people, include Mission Tortillas, and be your own unique creation.

I know you guys can handle the $10 part of the challenge so get your gears working. Let’s see if a Southern Saver can win a round-trip to LA and hotel accommodations for two and then win that kitchen!  Feel free to use the comments below to do some brainstorming.

Visit my sponsor: Mission Menus Challenge