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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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menu plans, fancy dinners on a budget

Lots of folks think that making meals on a budget means we eat beans and rice every night. Luckily, coupons and sale cycles help us afford to eat a lot more variety and it doesn’t have to mean depriving your family of premium ingredients.

This week alone there are great sales on steak, prosciutto, lemons and asparagus.  These are some of our favorite things to eat, so you have to love getting a deal too!

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

Parmesan and Sage Crusted Pork Chops – Recipe

Pepperidge Farm Whole Grain Bread, 24 oz, $1.34 (Publix)
Digiorno Parmesan Cheese, 5-6 oz, $2.39 (Publix)
Mustard (fridge)
Simple Truth Cage Free Eggs, Dozen, $2.29 (Kroger)
Boneless Pork Sirloin Chops $2.29 lb (Sweetbay)

(7 Points Plus)

Beef & Cabbage Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce – Recipe

Cabbage 49¢ lb (Bi-Lo)
Boneless Top Sirloin Steak, Petit or Sizzler, $4.99 (Winn Dixie)
Peanut Butter (pantry)
San-J Tamari Soy Sauce, 10 oz, $1.95 (Harris Teeter)
Bolthouse Farms Whole Carrots, 16 oz, 99¢ (Bi-Lo)
Emerald Dry Roasted Peanuts, 16 oz, $1 (Publix)

(9 Points Plus)

Baked Garlic Lemon Tilapia – Recipe

Southern Home Tilapia Fillets, 16 oz, at $9.99 ($4.99)
Bulb Garlic, 50¢ ea. (Winn Dixie)
Land O Lakes Spread or Margarine, 15 oz, or 2 ct. 7.5 oz, 27-77¢ (Publix)
Lemons, 25-50¢ ea. (Sweetbay, Food Lion)

(5 Points Plus)

Chicken Cordon Bleu – Recipe

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $2.34 lb, Bi-Lo
Bread Crumbs (pantry)
Sargento Swiss Cheese, 8 oz, $2 (Harris Teeter)
Abraham Sliced Prosciutto, 3.53 oz, $1.99 (Publix)
Fresh Express Salad Blends, 5-12 oz, $1.84-$1.99 (Publix, Harris Teeter)

(7 Points Plus)

Roast Chicken Breast w/ Potatoes & Asparagus – Recipe

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $2.34 lb, (Bi-Lo)
Asparagus, $1.99-$2.49 lb (Bi-Lo, Publix)
Yellow or Red Potatoes, 5 lb, $3 (Winn Dixie)
Lemons, 25-50¢ ea. (Sweetbay, Food Lion)
Bolthouse Farms Whole Carrots, 16 oz, 99¢ (Bi-Lo)

(16 Points Plus)

    • Tarlee

      Thank you Jenny. Wonderful recipes! And it’s true…couponers can eat GREAT!  Hubby and I have never had so much food in our house. 
      Thank you for everything you do. Love the recipes!

    • kjmiller

      These look delicious Jenny, thanks!! I’m sure I’ll try at least one. Only thing.. I doubt I would save money driving to the 4 or 5 different grocery stores to get each ingredient at it’s sale price. It would be even BETTER to have recipes which use ingredients from just one or two supermarkets (in the interest of time/gas, I no longer shop anywhere but Publix). Thanks for the great ideas!!

    • Julie

      Your menu always look so good!  I am trying to get back on WW now (I did it succesfully in between my 1st and 2nd child) and love your menus!  I wish I had access to all the different stores that you have!