Sales Menus and Recipes: Easy Quick Meals for Summer

16 May 2018  
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Summer’s almost here, school is getting out, parties are going on, and everyone is busy. But we still need good food every day. This week we are concentrating on quick to prepare but tasty meals, using many leftovers, quick cooking ingredients and dishes that can be prepared ahead of time.

Sales This Week

Fry’s—Buy 4 Save $4, 2x fuel points Fri Sat & Sun Thru July 29 wi. coupon
Safeway—a full page of Clip or Click Coupons, 50% off on Safeway Brand items and quite a few items at $1/each
Sprouts—72 Hour Sale (Fri Sat & Sun), 35% off on “Better For You” Brands including Santa Cruz Organics, Pacific, Kashi, & Bear Naked

Links & Definitions:

All Store Coupons & Sales (on the Pillsbury site)
Fry’s Grocery Ad Fliers
Safeway Grocery Ad Fliers
Sprouts Grocery Ads 
BOGO: Buy One, Get One
O: Organic
B/S: Boneless, Skinless
AZ: Grown in Arizona

Special Days This Week

May 17 Cherry Cobbler Day
May 18 Pizza Party Day
May 19 Armed Forces Day and Devil’s Food Cake Day
May 20 Dog Rescue Day and Quiche Lorraine Day
May 21 Strawberries and Cream Day


Day 1

Sea Scallops on Corn Cream
Green Salad
Steamed Artichokes or Broccolini
Bread and Butter
Cherry Cobbler

Sea Scallops on Fresh Corn Cream

Easy Cherry Cobbler
You could use thawed frozen cherries as well, reserve the juice to pour over before baking

Items On Sale

Sea Scallops $9.99/lb @ Sprouts, Jumbo, Wild North Atlantic
Artichokes $.98/each @Sprouts ,72 hr sale
Broccolini $1.98/BUNCH @SPROUTS (O)
Iceberg Lettuce $.50/head @Sprouts
Baby Spinach $1.50/bag @Sprouts
Fresh Express Salad Blends $2.50/bag @ Safeway
Tomatoes $2.50/pkg @Safeway, Cherubs $2.99/lb @ Safeway, on-the-vine, $.88/lb @Sprouts, Roma $.48/lb @Sprouts, lg Vine Ripe, $1.99/lb @Fry’s, Beefsteak, $2.99/lb @Fry’s, on-the-vine, (O)
Bottled Dressing $2.50/ bottle @Safeway, Lighthouse Brand
Bread $1.29/each @ Sprouts, French Bread, $1/each, Mini French Bread, assorted varieties
Artisan Bread $3.49/each @Sprouts
Frozen Fruit, 32 oz bag, $6.99 @ Fry’s, Dole, $8.99 @Safeway, Nature’s Touch
Regular Cucumbers $.88/each @Sprouts, $.34/each @Fry’s $.50/each @Safeway

Day 2

Chicken Cacciatore (with pre-cooked chicken)
Stuffed Pepers
Ice Cream Sundaes

Chicken Cacciatore
with pre cooked chicken

Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Make extra for lunch next day

Items On Sale

Roasted Chicken $6.99/each @ Sprouts
Baked Chicken $4.99 /8 pc @Fry’s, Fresh Food Market; $5.99/ 8 pc @Safeway, Deli
Bell Peppers, Red, Orange, Yellow $.49/each @Sprouts, $.99/each @Fry’s
Bell Peppers, Green $.50/each @Fry’s $.88/each @Sprouts
Ice Cream $1.99/48 oz @Safeway, Sig. Select, Clip or Click , $2.99/48 ox @Fry’s Breyers (Buy 4) $3.99/pt @Sprouts, Talenti

Day 3

Pizza (frozen, take’n'bake or take out)
Greek Salad
Strawberries and Cream Trifle

Greek Salad

Strawberry and Cream Trifle
A good basic recipe with light variations

Items On Sale

Strawberries $1.98/2 lb pkg @Sprouts (72 hr sale) $3/lb @Safeway @
Frozen Pizza $3.99/each @ Sprouts, Mandia Brand AND @Safeway, Signature Select $3.50/each @Fry’s, Red Baron
Regular Cucumbers $$.88/each @Sprouts, $.34/each @Fry’s $.50/each @Safeway
Tomatoes $2.50/pkg @Safeway, Cherubs $2.99/lb @ Safeway, on-the-vine, $.88/lb @Sprouts, Roma $.48/lb @Sprouts, lg Vine Ripe, $1.99/lb @Fry’s, Beefsteak, $2.99/lb @Fry’s, on-the-vine, (O)

Day 4

Quiche Lorraine
Roasted Vegetable Salad
Bakery Rolls
Fruit Plate

Quiche Lorraine
This is the original classic recipe. But feel free to use other meats like ham or sausage (or vegan sausage) and/or add cooked vegetables like asparagus, spinach or onion

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Items On Sale

Eggs, $2.49/18 ct @Safeway, $3.49/18ct @Fry’s, Cage Free, $4.99/dz @Sprouts, Pasture Raised,(O)
Milk $1.99/gal @Safeway
Bacon $3.33/lb (3 lb pkg)@Fry’s Kroger Brand, $2.79/pkg @Safeway, Farmer John, $4.99/pkg @Sprouts, Uncured, Farmland
Mini Peppers $1.98/pkg (1 lb) @Fry’s
Mini Carrots $1.99/1 lb pkg @Safeway
Grapes $.69/lb @ Sprouts, Red
Mini Seedless Watermelon $.77/each @Fry’s $1.98/each @Sprouts $3.99/each @Safeway, (O)
Pineapple @2/each @Sprouts @2.99/each @Fry’s (O)
Tomatoes $2.50/pkg @Safeway, Cherubs $2.99/lb @ Safeway, on-the-vine, $.88/lb @Sprouts, Roma $.48/lb @Sprouts, lg Vine Ripe, $1.99/lb @Fry’s, Beefsteak, $2.99/lb @Fry’s, on-the-vine, (O)

Day 5

Slow Cooker Pork Loin
Cucumber Salad
Dirty Rice
Devil’s Food Cupcakes

Slow Cooker Pork Loin Roast
Sorry for the music, but a good recipe

Cucumber and Yogurt Salad
If you follow all these directions (to remove excess water) this can be made ahead see Make Your Own Greek Yogurt under Day 6


Devil’s Food Cupcakes
Be sure to click “see more” for ingredients on this one.


Recipe: Dirty Rice—Cooked rice (I prefer brown) with cooked stuff added, such as:

Sautéd mushrooms
Green Peas
Sautéd celery
Sun dried tomatoes
Small bits of broccoli or cauliflower
Bell Pepper

Items On Sale

Regular Cucumbers $$.88/each @Sprouts, $.34/each @Fry’s $.50/each @Safeway
English Cucumbers $.99/each @Fry’s
Pork Loin Roas Bonelesst $1.69/lb @Sprouts (72 Hr Sale) $1.49/lb @Fry’s
Apples $1.98/3 lb bag @Sprouts, Fuji (O), $2.49/lb @Fry’s, Honeycrisp, $

Day 6

Pasta with Vegetable Ragu
Mexican Salad
Healthy Chocolate Mousse

Pasta With Vegetable Ragu

Mexican Salad

Make your Own Greek Yogurt


Healthy Chocolate Mousse


Items On Sale

Plain Yogurt $2.50/32 oz @Sprouts, Mt High
Frozen Vegetables $2/each @ Sprouts (O), $1.19/each @Fry’s, Birds Eye (on Buy 4), $1.99 @Safeway ,Birdseye or C&W
Onions, $,49/lb @Sprouts, Vidalia $.50/lb @Fry’s, Yellow or White
Tomatoes $2.50/pkg @Safeway, Cherubs $2.99/lb @ Safeway, on-the-vine, $.88/lb @Sprouts, Roma $.48/lb @Sprouts, lg Vine Ripe, $1.99/lb @Fry’s, Beefsteak, $2.99/lb @Fry’s, on-the-vine, (O)

Bonus Recipe

For Your Rescue Dog: Tasty Peanut Butter Dog Bones



Lynne LaMaster

Lynne LaMaster is the Founder and Editor of the eNewsAZ Network of websites. She asks a lot of questions! In her spare time, she loves photography, cooking and hanging out with her family.