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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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weight watchers menu plan eat your salad

One of my goals for this year is to eat more fresh fruits & veggies. The best way I can think of to get some variety is to make a small salad with each meal. It doesn’t have to be huge or complicated, but I’ve found it makes the meal feel a little fancier if I get to have a salad course before hand. You definitely want to skip the heavy dressings and calorie-filled toppings, but have some fun so it’s not just lettuce and vinegar.

Here are some creative recipes I’ve compiled for introducing salads back to the dinner table! If your family is big on salads, or you have a favorite combo, I’d love to hear about it.

*These prices are based off of averages and are subject to change weekly

Grilled Asparagus  Salad – Recipe

Asparagus, $2.98-$2.99 lb (Ingles, Bi-Lo)
Fresh Attitude or Fresh Express Salad, 5 oz, $1.49 (Publix, Harveys)
Pictsweet Frozen Green Peas, 24-32 oz, $1.99 (Bi-Lo)
Onions, 3 lb, $1.99-$2.99 (Food Lion, Food City)
Navel Oranges, 8 lb, $3.99-$4.99 (Food Lion, Harveys)
Feta Cheese (freezer – common sale ingredient)
Ken’s Low Fat Vinaigrette Dressing, 16 oz, $1.24-$1.34 (Winn Dixie, Bi-Lo)

(3 Points Plus)

Chickpea & Feta Salad – Recipe

Full Circle Canned Chickpeas, 15 oz, B1G1 (Food Lion)
Green Onions, 50¢ (Winn Dixie)
Red Peppers, $3.49 lb (Whole Foods)
Parsley (not on sale but an inexpensive way to brighten up food)
Lindsay Olives, 5.75 oz, FREE (Walgreens, Publix, Walmart)
Feta (freezer – common sale ingredient)

(4 Points Plus)

Spinach Salad w/ Pears, Almonds & Cranberries – Recipe

Shallot (or substitute onions)
Fresh Attitude or Fresh Express Spinach Salad, 5 oz, $1.49 (Publix, Harveys)
Pears, $1.37-$1.49 lb (Food Lion, Sweetbay)
Emerald Almonds, 10-11.5 oz, $3.14 (Winn Dixie)
Ocean Spray Craisins, 5-6 oz, $1.22 (Publix)
French’s Spicy Brown Mustard, 12 oz, FREE (Harris Teeter)

(6 Points Plus)

Tomato Basil Salad – Recipe

Tomatoes, $1.29-$1.99 lb (Publix, Sweetbay, Lowes, Food City)
Onions, 3 lb, $1.99-$2.99 (Food Lion, Food City)
Fresh Basil (not on sale this week)

(2 Points Plus)

Beet Salad w/ Avocado and Goat Cheese – Recipe

Canned Beets, 14.5-15 oz, 33¢-$1 (almost everywhere)
Fresh Attitude or Fresh Express Mixed Greens, 5 oz, $1.49 (Publix, Harveys)
Avocado, $1 (almost everywhere)
Goat Cheese (or substitute your favorite low fat cheese)

(4 Points Plus)