Meal Planning & Sales 6/5-6/12

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June 7, 2013 by Lauren

Looks like some of us are digging into our freezers this week.  There are a few high notes (that 7-bone roast is a pretty good pot roast and the chicken thighs are beyond flexible).  It’s cherry season so pick some up for a nice treat!  And if you’ve never had Annie’s Macaroni and Cheese give it a go, it’s delicious.

*note: these deals are for Denver and Northern Colorado in general.  Besides meat and dairy, most everything else is a national sale so check your own circular.
 

Safeway:

  • Cheez-It – 2/$5 (best price all year)
  • Chobani Greek Yogurt – 10/$10
  • Beef Chuck 7 Bone Roast – $2.49/lb (good deal)
  • Cherries – $2.99/lb
  • Red Bell Peppers – 2/$1
  • Center Cut Pork Loin Chops – $2.99/lb (good deal)

King Soopers:

  • Nabsico Crackers – 2/$4 (great deal)
  • Thomas Bagels or Oroweat Bread – 2/$6
  • Split Chicken Breast – $.99/lb (great deal)
  • Tostitos Tortilla Chips – 2/$6
  • Annie’s Macaroni and Cheese – 10/$10
  • Organic Kale – $1.49/bunch

Sprouts:

  • Red Seedless Grapes – $.88/lb
  • Cantaloupe – $.88 each
  • Broccoli, Cauliflower, or Green Beans – $.88/lb
  • “Roast” Sale – 50% off roasts
  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs – $1.99/lb
  • Handmade Sausages – $2.99/lb

My Meal Plan:

  1. Shredded Pork — I picked this up late and haven’t had a chance to mess with it.  I think I want to do an easy crock pot carnitas of sorts.  It’s a super versatile cut that I’ll definitely do a blog post about.
  2. Curry-Yogurt Chicken Thighs — I’ve been curiously watching how frequently chicken thighs are used in slow cook Indian dishes and I want to give it a go.  Maybe that means a yogurt marinade and grill?  Who knows, I’m adventurous.
  3. Chicken Caesar Salad — it’s simple but delicious.  Plus I can cook up some thighs in advance and have them ready.

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