Two to Three Quick Recipes a Week Will Add to the Overall Success of Your Grocery Savings Plan
Quick recipes or quick hits, as I like to call them, are snappy, whip-'em-out meals you can put together a couple times a week. I’ve written a lot on this web site about cooking from scratch. That probably brings to mind large, complex, gourmet meals. While cooking from scratch can fit that description, it doesn’t have to.
Let me warn you now, these recipes may seem counter to my cook-from-scratch message and it is. Although not all of them, many of my quick hit ideas do include processed foods, but they are not counter to my overall grocery savings strategy because cooking from scratch is rarely extremely quick and having quick recipes at hand plays a big role in my overall strategy.
I like to include two or three “quick hits” in my weekly menu. What is a quick hit? It’s a meal that you can put together quickly, but won’t make your taste buds cry in agony. The benefit of a quick hit, just like leftovers night is that it helps keep you from getting burned out in the kitchen. Avoiding kitchen burnout will go a long way to ensuring you stick to your plan.
Another benefit of the quick hit is having a stash of these in your arsenal makes your plan more flexible. Planning quick hits for nights you know are going to be busy will avoid you running out of time and making that unscheduled stop at the burger joint (spending more money). Quick hits will make soccer night go much smoother.
Check back because I’ll occasionally be posting quick hit recipes.
Breakfast for Dinner
Hot Dogs and Chips
Burgers and Chips
Soup and Sandwhich
Boxed Macaroni and Cheese
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