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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 plan pantry staples fresh indgredients, southern savers

We’ve got a freezer and pantry full of goodies so these recipes focus on supplementing common staple products with a few fresh and on-sale ingredients.

By making low fat and healthier choices when you are stocking up (fat free mayo, broth,  etc.) it’s easier to put together satisfying and low calorie meals!

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

Mini Turkey Meatballs – Recipe

Yellow Onions, 66-97¢ lb (Lowes, Sweetbay, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie)
Eggs, 1 doz, 99¢ (Bi-Lo, Harris Teeter)
Ground Turkey, $1.99 lb (Harveys, Lowes)

(1 Point Plus per Meatball)

Tomato-Corn Pie – Recipe

Eggs, 1 doz, 99¢ (Bi-Lo, Harris Teeter)
Slicing Tomatoes, 3 pk, $1.97 (Lowes)
Fresh Corn, 40¢ ear (Publix)

(7 Points Plus)

Sausage & Chicken Gumbo – Recipe

Rice (pantry)
Yellow Onions, 66-97¢ lb (Lowes, Sweetbay, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie)
Celery (not on sale, but always inexpensive)
Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, $1.98-$2.49 (Ingles, Harris Teeter)
Hillshire Farm Smoked Turkey Sausage, 14 oz, 54¢ (Bi-Lo)
Diced tomatoes with peppers and onion (pantry)
Fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth (pantry)

(9 Points Plus)

Apple Sauce Pork Loin – Recipe

Pork Loin, $1.59-$2.49 lb (Harveys, Sweetbay, Food Lion, Bi-Lo)
HT Unsweetened Apple Sauce, 6 ct., at 99¢ (Harris Teeter)

(6 Points Plus)

Apple & Carrot Salad – Recipe

Earthbound Farm Organic Carrots, FREE (Bi-Lo)
Fat Free Mayo (pantry)
Ginger Gold Apples, 59¢-83 lb (Ingles, Bi-Lo)
Celery (not on sale, but always inexpensive)
Mariani Dried Fruit (Raisins), 19¢ (Harris Teeter)
Carolina Pride Bacon, 12 oz, $1.99 (Bi-Lo)

(4 Points Plus)

Pan Seared Salmon w/ Balsamic Drizzle – Recipe

Salmon Fillets, $7.99 lb (Publix)
Yellow Onions, 66-97¢ lb (Lowes, Sweetbay, Bi-Lo, Winn Dixie)

(8 Points Plus)

    • Lyddiejay

      Thank you Jenny for the recipe ideas for our healthy food choices while shopping.  I plan to use my $10 off $50 coupon at HT for some of the bogo meat sale and can use these recipes to plan our meals. 

    • Susan

      I looked at the tomato-corn pie recipe and am not sure of something – it says to bake the crust before filling and then bake the whole thing?  So they want you to bake the crust for a total of around an hour and a half?  Seems awfully long to me.  Suggestions?

    • Wow, this looks amazing!!!

    • Pammy


      I post a weekly planning menu for budget minded people if you are interested. I like to incorporate stuff from other menus I find so this is very helpful to me. Check it out and see if mine can help you as well. You don’t have to join to be a follower you can view privately.

    • Misstristyn

      I tried a similar gumbo recipe from weight watchers online since I’d gotten some Butterball turkey kielbasa relatively cheap at Publix.  It was delicious, and 8 PP a serving!