Mark Down Magic– Buy marked down meat and produce. Meat and some produce can be frozen (ex: bananas for smoothies and grapes for snacks).
Peruse the Pantry– Get creative with items that have been in your pantry for a while. Enter the ingredients you have into SuperCook and get recipe ideas.
Breakfast for Dinner– Light some candles and serve pancakes with fun toppings like fruit, whipped cream and chocolate chips.
Crockpot Night- Cheaper cuts of meat become delicious meals in the slow cooker and you don’t heat up the kitchen!
Soup from Scratch– Use leftovers together with fresh ingredients. You can find many, many cheap recipes on line at AllRecipes.
Endless Chicken– Buy 1 or 2 whole chickens (depending on your family size. Roast the chicken the first night; use in leftovers the next two nights.
Think Ahead– Pack sandwiches and snacks for nights you normally do fast food. Don’t forget the water bottles!