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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

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menu plansAs I mentioned last week, this time of the year can get pretty busy with school starting up, new activities beginning, and more! Crock pot meals are nice because they are not only easy, but can produce delicious and healthy results with the push a button.

You can also freeze the leftovers or prepare many of the ingredients in advance.

Crock Pots make large helpings, and a great way to make it more affordable is to pick Crock Pot recipes based on what’s on sale! Many crock pot recipes call for canned foods, but if you can find the fresh veggies in season and on sale, you can often use the fresh version for about the same price as the canned or frozen, depending on the vegetable.

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

Slow Cooker Kielbasa and White Bean Stew w/Tomatoes & Spinach, recipe

Kielbasa- $2.49-$5 (Bi-Lo, Safeway)
Tomatoes-99¢-$1.99 (Kroger, Food City, Aldi, Publix, Food Lion, Bi-Lo, Ingles, Winn Dixie)
Spinach– 79¢-$4.99 (Target, Food City, Aldi, Lowe’s Foods, Publix)
Parmesan Cheese– 5-8 oz $2-$3.99 (Harris Teeter, Food City)
Chicken Broth– $2 (Lowe’s Foods)

Crock Pot Pork & Apples, recipe

Pork Chops- $1.99-$3.99 lb (Kroger, Harris Teeter, Sweetbay, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie, Safeway)
Apples– 99¢-$2.49 lb (Ingles, Kroger, Harveys, Lowe’s, Publix, Sweetbay, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie, Safeway, Earth Fare, Commissary)
Onion-99¢-$3.99  (Kroger, Food City, Lowe’s, Sweetbay, Safeway)
Spicy Mustard–  Free- 98¢ (Harris Teeter, Kroger)

Cajun Shrimp & Rice, recipe

Shrimp–  (Harris Teeter, Ingles, Kroger, Lowe’s, Food Lion, Safeway, Whole Foods)
Tomatoes-99¢-$1.99 (Kroger, Food City, Aldi, Publix, Food Lion, Bi-Lo, Ingles, Winn Dixie
Green Bell Pepper– 59¢-$2.49 (Food City, Lowe’s, Bi-Lo, Safeway)
Long Grain Rice–  94¢-$1.99(Harris Teeter, Publix)
Garlic- (Pantry)
Onion-99¢-$3.99  (Kroger, Food City, Lowe’s, Sweetbay, Safeway)

Slow Cooked Curry Chicken w/Cauliflower, recipe

Chicken Broth– $2 (Lowe’s Foods)
Chicken Thighs- 99¢-$1.09 lb. (Kroger, Lowe’s, Sweetbay, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie)
Plain Yogurt– $1.79 (Earth Fare)
Cilantro 50¢ (Safeway)
Cauliflower– $1.89 (Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie)

Slow Cooker Classic Beef Stew, recipe

Roast- $1.49-$3.48 lb.  (Ingles, Kroger, Food City, Harveys, Food Lion, Sweetbay, Winn Dixie, Safeway)
Potatoes– $1,39-$3.39 (Ingles, Kroger, Food City, Harveys, Publix, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie, Safeway)
Carrots-49¢-$4.99  (Aldi, Lowe’s, Food Lion, Winn Dixie, Bi-Lo)
Beef Broth– 25% off-$2 (Commissary, Publix)

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