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Here are some budget friendly meal ideas to make use of sale ingredients at Publix this week. We haven’t seen chicken breast at $1.99/lb at for quite some time so make sure you get enough to last a while. Its on sale at Food Lion, Bloom, and Ingles too! As you can tell from my meal plan – I am pretty excited about it.

Cheese Cracker Crusted Chicken Tenders

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $1.99 lb.
Wish-Bone Dressing, 16 oz., B1G1 at $2.73 ($1.36)
Sunshine Cheez-It Snack Crackers, 7.5-9 oz., B1G1 at $2.99 ($1.49)

Marinate the chicken breast in Italian Dressing overnight and cut into tenders. Pat dry and then coat in Cheez-It crumbs and bake for 30 minutes in a 375 degree oven.

Orange Scented Green Beans – Recipe

Green Beans 99¢ lb.
Spanish Clementines, 5 lb., $5.99

Ham & Cheese Cups – Recipe

Publix Semi-Boneless Ham Portion, $1.59 lb. (or get a great price at Bi-Lo this week!)
Kraft Shredded Cheese or Cubes, 5.8-8 oz., $2.50

Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad – Recipe

Spanish Clementines, 5 lb., $5.99
Fresh Attitude Salad Blends (Spinach) $2
Pasta from stockpile
Grape Tomatoes, $1.50
Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $1.99 lb.

Mexican Chicken Casserole – Recipe

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $1.99 lb.
Beans and Salsa from stockpile
Del Monte Tomatoes, 14.5 oz., B1G1 at $1.49 (74¢)

    • Mlavender82

      Thank you so much, Jenny, for taking the time to do this. I tried the thai style pork stew from last week's menu plan and it was AMAZING!!! My husband wouldn't stop talking about how great it was! I look forward to this post every week. Thanks for all you do!!!

    • This is my menu this current week, Sunday thru Sat. Based on Publix and my pantry.

      *Broccoli & Cheese Quiche, salad & crescent rolls (this menu option got rolled over from last week. The small pkg. of Pillsbury are $1 each this week tho and have Q's)

      *Baked Chicken Pasta Parmesan, salad & Ciabatta Cheesy Toast (these ingredients are from my pantry, although quite a few things needed were on sale this past week. Cole's Frozen breads, pasta, etc…)

      *Steak soft tacos w/ Chips & salsa (the other half of the steak from last week, a Taco bell kit from weeks ago that was free)

      *Tuna Helper, peas & Grands biscuits (Tuna Helper is from my pantry from MANY months ago and I want it GONE! Peas are $1 this week, as are the small Grands. I used several different coupons and competitor Q's and paid about $2.25 for 6 of the smaller Pillsbury tubes)

      *grilled pork chops, Uncle Ben's White rice blend & broccoli w/ cheese (rice was BOGO last wk and I had BOGO Q's=free. GG Broccoli was 2.99 and I had the Adv. buy BOGO Q and two $1/1 Q's, so .99 for both large bags.)

      *Homemade pizza and salad. (everything was from pantry-yeast, flour, sauce, cheese, pepperoni, etc..)

    • Natbham

      I love the meal plan ideas, especially when they are vegetarian! Thanks, Jenny!

    • Shelleyschu

      Made these two awsome recipes recently:

      * White Chicken Chilli

      * Confetti Chicken Spaghetti Bake — uses chicken and all of that free spaghetti you have in your cupboard!!!

      Recipes from Publix