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Old 09-13-2011, 10:29 AM   #11
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Re: Cheap, Healthy Recipies??

I honestly buy whatever is on sale that week and plan my meals around that. So if chicken thighs are $0.69/lb that means I will be searching for chicken thigh recipes! Whatever veggies are on sale will get sauteed and seasoned for a veggie medley (and we always have at least a day's worth of leftovers).


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beans, peas, rice, lentils, and rolled oats are cheap to buy look for wholesale or warehouse or club places to get 25LB bags for cheap, whole chicken and drumsticks are usually cheaper than breast; brine in herbs and salt water a dayahead and drain and rinse boil in fresh water with onion celery and carrots for 1 1/2 or 2 hours and homemade broth and chicken for recipies ,sandwiches, or wraps. Do a food budget plan for 1 week so you know what to cook for each day. Plan ahead with the store flyers cook up a bunch of a sale meat and plan the recipies to use the same meat for a few days in a row or freeze the extra for next weeks recipies. juicing carrots are great for slicing for soups they seem to taste the same to me and a 25# bag is less than $10 in you have a food slicer slice them up in baggies in the freezer for later HTH
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