WRAL SmartShopper

WRAL SmartShopper

Monday meal plan

Posted March 4, 2012 9:46 p.m. EST




Our menu this week includes chicken...and more chicken. You'll also find some fish, eggs, whole grain pasta, lots of veggies and fruit and more chicken! What's on your menu this week?





BBQ slow cooker chicken (see recipe below) – using Sanderson Farms chicken breast on sale at Lowes Foods for $1.99/lb through 3/6


Steamed carrots – 2 lb bag of carrots from Harris Teeter is $1.17 regular price


Bird’s Eye Chicken Voila – BOGO at Harris Teeter through 3/6 and used $1.85/1 coupon available on couponnetwork.com recently

Sugar Snap Peas – Green Giant frozen boxed .60 on sale with coupon last week

Apple slices – .99/lb at Kroger this week


Chicken Parmesan – using $1.99/lb chicken breasts from Lowes Foods through 3/5

Easy Chicken Parmesan recipe on Allrecipes.com found HERE.
In addition to the listed recipe ingredients, I added a 4 oz. can of sliced mushrooms drained, ½ green pepper diced, ¼ onion diced, garlic powder, Italian seasoning and pepper to taste. I usually cut the chicken breasts in half to lessen cooking time.

Whole Grain Pasta – free during recent Lowes Foods super doubles event



Baked Tilapia

Roasted sweet potato cubes



Breakfast for dinner!

Egg and cheese tortilla roll-ups – (using .99/dozen eggs from HT e-VIC deal good through 3/6)

Veggie bacon

Fruit salad

Easy Crockpot BBQ Chicken Recipe

You can use beef, chicken or pork in this delicious and easy barbecue recipe.

1 and ½ to 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, fat trimmed off
½ bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce
½ onion, chopped
½ tsp. Garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Put chicken breasts in slow cooker. Season with garlic, salt and pepper. Pour barbecue sauce over meat and add onion. Cover and cook on Low for 7 to 8 hours, until fully cooked and tender. Check at 7 hours to see if done. Serve whole or pull apart to make BBQ sandwiches. Serves 4. Delicious!