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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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With all of our summer activities starting up soon, I’m on the hunt for quick weeknight recipes I can get on the table in a flash, but still do it cheaply & with healthy ingredients.  Here are some go-to fast dinner ideas when you’re in a pinch.

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

Cuban-Style Pork & Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Stew – Recipe

Boneless Pork Loin $2.27 lb (Kroger) or $2.49 lb (Bloom)
Sweet Potatoes 74¢ lb (HEB)
Diced Tomatoes from stockpile

(7 Points Plus)

Herbed Chicken Salad on Warm Corn Cakes – Recipe

Boneless Chicken Breast $2.29 lb (Bi-Lo & Winn Dixie) $1.97 lb (HEB)
Stone Ground Cornmeal (on sale last week)
Smart Balance Milk, $1.69 (Publix)
Corn 19¢ (Sweetbay), 29¢ (Harveys) or 33¢ (Harris Teeter)

(2 Points Plus)

Beef Stroganoff – Recipe

Beef Tenderloin  (from freezer)
Breakstone’s Reduced Fat Sour Cream, 8 oz, FREE (Harris Teeter)
Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Egg Noodles, 14.5-18 oz, FREE (Kroger)
Sweet Onions 69¢ lb (Food City), 99¢ lb (Harris Teeter) 50¢ ea (Ingles)
Swanson Beef Broth, 32 oz, $1.21 (Publix)
Sliced White Mushrooms, 12 oz, $2.50 (Publix)
Birds Eye Steamfresh Peas 19 oz, 69¢ (Bi-Lo)*Mom always added peas to our beef stroganoff!

(10 Points Plus)

Quick & Easy Fish Cakes – Recipe

Mahi Mahi Fillets $4.97 lb (Kroger) or $5.99 lb (Bloom)
Sweet Onions 69¢ lb (Food City), 99¢ lb (Harris Teeter) 50¢ ea (Ingles)
Russet Potatoes, 4 ct., $1.49 (Bloom) or 10 lb bag $3.99 (Bi-Lo)Serve w/ Fresh Express Italian Mix, $1.99 (Harris Teeter)

(4 Points Plus)

Mini Sliders – Recipe

Pillsbury Rolls, Crescents, or Breads, 8-13.9 oz, $1.27 (Publix)
Ranchers Ground Beef, 93% lean, $3.77 lb (Harris Teeter)
Heinz Ketchup, FREE (Publix)
Vlasic Pickles, 16-46 oz, 14¢  (Publix)Serve w/ Broccoli Crowns, $1.49 lb (Bloom)

(3 Points Plus)

    • sara

      I just started ww about a month ago. i am so grateful so to see recipes matched with the sales of the week. :)