Welcome to Southern Savers, where finding deals and steals is simple and rewarding!

See I told you, this would help!

Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • 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

Going Nuts? I can help you understand coupon terms and abbreviations

Search for this year's best Black Friday deals!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure here.

Recreate some of your favorite dishes with these copycat Lean Cuisine recipes!

While Lean Cuisine meals can be convenient and help you keep your portions under control, the truth is that eating them can be somewhat pricey (they’re around $2.50 each) and the meals can be high in sodium (up to 690 mg per serving) and leave you feeling like you haven’t had enough to eat.

Here’s an idea: spend a night recreating some of your favorite Lean Cuisine meals at home! Then you can package them individually (with portions in mind), freeze them, and you’ll have lunches and dinners for days. Plus, it’ll help stretch your dollars further and you won’t be guessing as to what ingredients are in your meals.

The prices listed are based on an average price of what’s on sale this week at various stores and are subject to change weekly.

Santa-Fe Style Rice & Beans – recipe

rice – $1
salsa – $1.49
beans – 60¢
sour cream – $1

Chicken Margherita Pasta – recipe

pasta – $1
chicken breasts – $2.49 lb
tomatoes – $1.50
cheese – $2

Fettuccine Alfredo – recipe

pasta – $1
cream cheese – 50¢
parmesan – $2.99

Tortilla Crusted Fish – recipe

tortilla chips – $1.39
peppers – 79¢
limes – 25¢ ea.
tilapia – $5.99 lb

Philly Steak & Cheese Panini – recipe

onions – 88¢ lb
roast beef – $2.49
bread – $1.49
cheese – $1.99

See more menu plans!