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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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cool weather menu plans

It’s starting to feel like winter already, instead of fall!  Here are some meals that are sure to warm your home & your tummy.  Plus, they are great on the budget and waistline too.  Who says you can’t have it all!

Notice that the focus is on proteins that are at their sale price and seasonal veggies.  You can save a lot on fresh foods by paying attention to those two things.

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

Spaghetti w/Quick Bolognese Sauce – Recipe

Lean Ground Beef, $3.49 lb (Bloom)
Onions, 66-83¢ lb (Lowes, Harveys)
Green Bell Peppers, 99¢ (Bloom)
Red Gold Diced Tomatoes, 10-14.5 oz, 25¢ (Food City)
Barilla Multigrain Pasta, 14.5 oz, 64¢ (Publix)

(11 Points Plus)

Pork Chop Dinner w/ Apple Cider Sauce – Recipe

Red Potatoes, 5 lb, $3.50 (Winn Dixie)
Green Cabbage, 48¢ lb (Food City)
Boneless Pork Loin – cut into chops, $1.69 lb (Harveys)
Gala Apples, 99¢ lb (Winn Dixie)
Chicken Broth (pantry)
Apple Cider or Juice
Green Onions, 49¢ (Publix)

(9 Points Plus)

Roasted Turkey Breast – Recipe

Onions, 66-83¢ lb (Lowes, Harveys)
Chicken Broth (pantry)
Butterball Turkey Breast, $1.59 lb (Bi-Lo)
Hoisin Sauce (pantry)

(4 Points Plus)

Chinese Chicken in Acorn Squash – Recipe

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $1.77-$2.49 (Lowes, Bloom)
Acorn Squash, 69-99¢ lb (Bi-Lo, Harris Teeter)
Sesame Oil (pantry)
Broccoli, $1.50-$2 ea (Ingles, Winn Dixie)
Black Bean Sauce (pantry)
Ginger (only buy as much as you need)
Sesame Seeds (pantry)

(8 Points Plus)

Tex-Mex Tilapia, Tomato & Corn Stew – Recipe

Tilapia Loins, $4.99 lb (Food City)
Onions, 66-83¢ lb (Lowes, Harveys)
Green Bell Peppers, 99¢ (Bloom)
Red Gold Diced Tomatoes, 10-14.5 oz, 25¢ (Food City)
Del Monte Canned Corn, 11-15.25 oz, 35¢ ea (Harris Teeter)
Limes, 50¢ ea (Bloom)

(6 Points Plus)