Thursday, August 12, 2010

Menu with what's on sale for the week of 11 Aug. to 17 Aug.

Busy week with getting back into the swing of school. Also a few disappointments from last week have been wiped away by a really good surprise this week. Funny how you can struggle with something thinking it is a good thing and when it just doesn't work out and something else slides into place almost is funny. sales this week. Fry's has a really good buy 8 items sale, get $4 off this week. If you have kids in swim or football or cross country, go get some Powerade for .38 each this week to have on hand for buddy bags or for dehydration prevention. I'm not sure how many 8's you can do in one transaction. I did two today.


1-Breakfast tacos. Flour tortillas with scrambled egg, cheese, cooked crumble sausage.
2-Banana Pancakes, Sunny D
4-Peaches, yogurt
5-Pancakes, syrup, Sunny D

1-PB&J sandwich, carrots and celery, Capri Sun drink
2-PB&J sandwich, grapes, Capri Sun drink
3-Lunchmeat sandwich, grapes
4-PB&J sandwich, carrots, apple
5-Lunchmeat sandwich, carrots, fruit bowl
6-PB&J sandwich, wheat thins, yogurt
7-Egg salad sandwich, wheat thins, whatever fruit is leftover

1-Eggplant/Zucchini parmesan, green salad. See recipe at side under "Vegetarian". Use a can of stewed tomatoes blended in the blender with herbs for the marinara or buy a jar of Ragu spaghetti sauce and add the price into the total. If you don't buy the stewed tomatoes, then adjust the "8" list
2-Tacos, watermelon
3-London Broil, corn on the cob
4-Chicken, grilled or baked, mashed potatoes, chilled canned peaches
5-Chicken noodle soup made with carrots, celery, canned broth, some onion, pasta/macaroni and leftover chicken from idea #4
6-Green salad with cumcumber, tomatoes, leftover steak or chicken if there is any, hardboiled egg wedges, Kaiser rolls
7-Breakfast for dinner, Waffles, syrup and sausage links, Sunny D

London Broil, $1.97 lb., buy 2 lbs. at $3.94
Seedless grapes, .77 lb. buy 2 lbs. at $1.54
Albertson's large eggs, .88, buy 2 doz.
Farmer John breakfast links, 10/$10, buy 2
Don Pancho tortillas, 10/$10, buy 1
La Moderna pasta, 5/$1, buy 1 at .20
Kaiser Rolls, $1.99, 6 count

Bashas' milk, $1.67 gal, buy 2 at $3.34
Chicken drums, thighs, leg 1/4's, .77 lb., buy 3 lbs. at $2.31
California peaches, .59 lb., buy 3 lbs. at $1.77
Tillamook cheese, $1.77, buy 2 pkgs., make one mozzarella for the Eggplant/Zucchini Parmesan
Food Club lunch meat, $2.99
Krusteaz Pancake mix, 2/$4, buy 1
Food Club syrup, 2/$4, buy 1
Dole bananas, .48 lbs, buy 5 lbs. at $2.40
Celery, .99 each
Taco seasoning, I've allowed for $1.00

Buy "8" list
1-Del Monte sliced peaches, .79
2-Del Monte stewed or diced tomatoes, .79 (whir in the blender and add italian herbs to it)
3-Betty crocker Pouch Potatoes, .49
4-Betty Crocker Pouch Potatoes, .49
5-Sunny D
6-Sunny D
7-Capri Sun drinks, $1.27
8-Old El Paso taco shells, .99

Super lean ground beef, $1.77 lb. in 2 lb. chub, $3.54
Mini watermelon, $1
Kroger yogurt, .40, buy 8, $3.20
Kroger fruit bowls, $1.67
Chicken broth, I'ved allowed .99, buy 4
Kroger Value bread, .88, buy 4
Onion, I've allowed $1
Cottage cheese, I've allowed $1.50 (in place of ricotta for the Zucchini/Eggplant Parmesan

Wheat thins, 2/$4, buy 1
Zucchini, .99 lb.

Cucumbers, .49 each
Sweet corn, 4/$1, buy 4
Fuji apples, .88 lb., buy 3 at $2.64
Iceberg lettuce, .88 each, buy 2 at $1.76
Baby carrots, .88
Roma tomatoes, .69 lb., buy 2 lbs. at $1.76
Eggplant, .88 each
Oats, 2 lbs./$1, buy 4 lbs. at $2.00

Items not on grocery list:
salad dressing
herbs and seasonings
Italian herbs
fresh herbs
pickle relish

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