Don’t let St. Patrick’s Day sneak up on you without having something green to fix for dinner! We’ve got broccoli crowns on sale this week—perfect for adding a touch of green to your plate. Broccoli is a good source of calcium, fiber and Vitamin C and very low in calories. Many nutritionists call it a super food, so take advantage of a great price on a great vegetable!
It’s the eternal dilemma: which is best, sausage or bacon? We even ran an unofficial poll on the subject and the answer wasn’t conclusive. But you can try both and save money, as well. This week we have big 3-pound packages of bacon and sausage on sale at Brookshire’s. I think it’s time for a brunch taste test!
Oreos are on sale!! Need we say more?! If you can resist scarfing down the entire bag, put half a bag in a zipper-top plastic bag and crush them with a skillet. Then use some of that as a crumb crust. Add in a thick layer of the ready-to-use cheesecake filling you can get in the dairy case and top with more cookie crumbles.
What an awesome Valentine’s Day cake to make! And you can say in all honesty, “I made it myself.”
There are some sales that you really look forward to, because you know you can stock up, save some serious money and not be at a loss for what to do with the product. This is one of those sales: ground chuck.
Ground chuck, as we’ve discussed before, is the perfect type of beef for burgers. It has just enough fat to retain the juiciness, but not so much fat that your burgers cook away into little nuggets. The fat-to-meat ratio means that you get more meat for your dollar, too.
But besides burgers, ground chuck is great for tacos, for soups, for spaghetti and lasagna and a dozen other casseroles. I like to buy it in larger lots and take it home for dividing. Some of it will be browned and packaged in 1-pound freezer containers. Some of it will be put in 1-pound packs as uncooked meat. Then I have plenty of options, all waiting in the deep freeze. It makes you feel safe and secure on a cold winter’s day, that’s for sure!
It’s amazing how the little things really make a difference. If you go to the pantry in the morning and there’s no cereal for breakfast, it just gets your day off to a lousy start.
You can prevent that, you know, and Brookshire’s can help. We have Kellogg’s and Kashi cereals on sale this week, so this is the perfect time to stock up and save!
It’s also another opportunity to put that healthy-breakfast New Year’s resolution into practice. You know what they say about breakfast being the most important meal of the day!
Some things have very short seasons, and clementines are a perfect example. They’re like tangerines, only sweeter, seedless and easier to peel.
Clementines are only available in the winter months, though…once they’re gone, they’re gone. If you’ve never tried a Clementine, swing on by Brookshire’s and pick up a few. Jump on the bandwagon of Clementine lovers!
They’re perfect for snacks and lunch boxes, because they’re so easy to peel.
The poor potato. Low-carb diets have given it a bad reputation, when actually; it’s a healthy, tasty, good vegetable. If you are carb-watching, a medium potato has 37 grams of carbohydrate—and that’s a high number—but it’s not sky high like some other foods.
And if carb-watching isn’t your priority, keep in mind that a medium potato is only 150 calories and fat free. As long as you don’t go crazy with the toppings, potatoes are just fine—and they’re on sale this week at Brookshire’s.
You can check off one very important New Year’s Resolution from your list. No doubt you’ve resolved to be healthier and eat better. And what’s one of the biggest ways to achieve that? It’s simple: drink more water. And the sale at Brookshire’s this week makes it easy to do so.
Pick up a 24-pack of bottled water—perfect for day-to-day hydration, or for special after-workout refreshment. And at such a great price, why not stock up? It’s a great way to live smarter and save some money!
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