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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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simple valentine's day dinner recipes

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and while that means lots of love is going to be floating in the air a few days from now, it doesn’t mean that you have to spend a fortune on an expensive date out. You can make a heartfelt meal at home as a way to cook together or as a way to surprise your loved one.

The recipes that I’ve listed are so easy-peasy and they include ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry. This means that you’ll only have to buy a few items at the store and, by keeping it pretty simple, your dinner will be a guaranteed success. Serve the dishes on some pretty plates and you’re gonna have a beautiful fancy-restaurant-inspired dinner that is both frugal and effortless.

The prices listed below are an average price based on what’s on sale this week so you’ll have something to compare to your shopping list for your local grocery store.

Bistro Roast Chicken – recipe

chicken leg quarters – 79¢ lb
olive oil – $3.88

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye – recipe

boneless rib eye steak – $5.99 lb
canola oil – $2.50

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus – recipe

asparagus – $1.99 lb
bacon – $3

Smashed Potatoes – recipe

red potatoes – $2.99 5 lb bag
butter – $2.50

Chocolate Covered Strawberries – recipe

strawberries – $2.50
chocolate – $1.67

Feel even more festive with these kid-friendly Valentine’s Day treats that I posted in last week’s menu plans!

See more menu plans!