Make Ahead Freezer Meals:  20 Meals from Wegmans for Less Than $150!

Make Ahead Freezer Meals: 20 Meals from Wegmans for Less Than $150!

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Make Ahead Freezer Meals:  20 Meals from Wegmans for Less than $150!

If you would like to spend less time in the kitchen or drive-thru, and save a boat load of money (even without using coupons!), then it’s time to start cooking ahead.  With this Make Ahead Freezer Meal Quick Start Menu Plan, we make it EASY!


This Make Ahead Freezer Meals Menu will help you to:

- fill your freezer with a month’s worth of food
– cook once; eat multiple meals
– enjoy homemade, nutritious meals without stress
– save time, energy and money
– always know what’s for dinner

I have been working with Robin from NeatNestOrganizing.com to bring you an entire Make Ahead Freezer meal plan and shopping list so that you can buy and make 20 Meals for under $150 at Wegmans!  Keep in mind that prices vary per store, so yours may be a bit different depending on sales and coupons.  Also, this meal plan is based on a family of four people.

This meal plan includes main dishes, side dish, and vegetables for all 20 meals!  You will be able to buy this meal plan and print!

This works with using 5 basic meal recipes, (Tacos, BBQ Pork, Quiche, Sloppy Joe’s & Chicken) and diversifying them a bit each week, for 4 weeks, giving us our 20 meals.

Here are all the meals you will be making-

Week #1:  THIS IS YOUR WEEK to COOK, & FREEZE THE REST (see the PDF worksheet “cook in a day tip sheet”)
*Tacos in shells
*BBQ Pork on rolls & coleslaw
*Quiche
*Sloppy Joe’s on rolls
*Grilled Chicken Salad

Weeks 2-4 REHEAT & EAT!

Week #2:
*Taco Salad
*BBQ Pork over baked potatoes
*Quiche
*Sloppy Joe’s over rice
*Chicken Pita Pizza

Week #3:
*Taco Soup
*BBQ Pork over brown rice
*Quiche
*Sloppy Joe’s over baked potatoes
*Grilled Chicken Salad

Week #4:
*Taco Pasta Skillet
*BBQ Pork on rolls & coleslaw
*Quiche
*Sloppy Joe’s with Pita Chip Dippers
*Chicken Pita Pizza

Here is what you will get in your PDF file:

Meal Plan Calendar 

Shopping List for Wegmans

Cook in a Day Directions Sheet

Recipes for all 20 Meals 

**You will also find other make ahead freezer meal bonus tips scattered in the recipes!

Buy The PDF Printable of this Make Ahead Freezer Meals Menu for $1.97

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If you don’t want the printable pack, no problem! You can still do this! You just need to scroll down to see the breakdown of the ingredients listed for each recipe. You can also follow my Make Ahead Freezer Meals Pinterest Board with all the recipes saved right to it!

Tacos (on Mondays)Total = $48.66

BBQ Pork (on Tuesdays) Total = $26.69

Quiche (on Wednesdays) Total = $16.72

Sloppy Joe’s (on Thursdays) Total = $25.87

Chicken Dishes (on Fridays) Total = $21.09

**If price is not next to item, then it means you purchased enough from a different recipe.

Tacos
3 lbs Ground Beef = $3.99/lb = $11.97
(2) Ortega Taco Seasoning = $1.58 for both
Chi-Chis Tortilla, 10 ct = $1.29

Taco Toppings:
Head of Iceburg Lettuce – $1.39
Grape Tomatoes, 1 pt = $2.99
Vidalia Sweet Onion = $1.29/lb
Wegmans Brand Sour Cream, 16 oz = $1.59
2 Avacados = $4.00
Concord Foods Guacamole Mix, 1 oz – $0.99
Wegmans Sharp Cheddar Cheese, 8 oz = $2.79

Week 2 Taco Salad:
Wegmans Romaine Salad Mix = $2.50
Santitas Tortilla Chips, 11 oz = $2.00
Grape Tomatoes, 1 pt = $2.99

Week 3 Taco Soup:
1 can each:
Wegmans Black Beans, 15.5 oz = $0.79
Wegmans Seasoned Chili Beans, 15.5 oz = $0.79
Wegmans Corn, 15.25 oz = $0.59
Wegmans Diced Tomatoes, 14.5 oz = $0.79
Wegmans Tomato Sauce, 8 oz = $0.39
Dion Ground Cumin, 1.09 oz = $2.49
Simply Organic Ranch Salad Dressing Mix, 1 oz = $1.49

Week 4 Taco Pasta Skillet:
Barilla Tri-Colored Rotini Pasta, 12 oz – $1.39
1 can each:
Wegmans Corn, 15.25 oz = $0.59
Wegmans Diced Tomatoes, 14.5 oz = $0.79
Kraft Barbecue Sauce, 17.5 oz = $1.19
= $48.66

BBQ Pulled Pork
(2) Wegmans Whole Boneless Center Cut Pork Loin Roast = $5.38 for 2 lbs
2 TBS of BBQ sauce
(2) Wegmans Chili Sauce, 12 oz = $3.78 for both
Concord Foods Lemon Juice, 4.5 fl oz – $1.50
Wegmans Yellow Mustard, 8 oz = $0.99
French’s Worcestershire Sauce, 10 fl oz = $1.79
Wegmans Brown sugar, 32 oz = $1.39
1 Box Lipton Onion Soup Mix, 2 oz = $1.69
(2) Wegmans Wheat Hamburger Rolls, 14 oz – $4.98 for both
(2) Wegmans cleaned & cut Coleslaw, 16 oz. = $3.00 for both
Kraft Coleslaw Dressing, 16 oz  = $2.19
= $26.69

Quiche
Gallon of Milk, Skim = $2.19
Wegmans Large Dozen Eggs = $1.99
Wegmans Buttermilk Baking Mix, 40 oz = $2.29
BP Ground Nutmeg, 1.38 oz = $2.99
(2) Birds Eye Chopped Broccoli = $3.18 for both
Vidalia Sweet onion = $1.29/lb
Wegmans Sharp Cheddar Cheese, 8 oz = $2.79
= $16.72

Sloppy Joes
3 lbs. Wegmans Fresh Ground Turkey Family Pack is $2.99/lb = $8.97
1 Medium Red Onion = $0.99
(3) Wegmans Tomato Sauce, 8 oz. = $1.17 for all 3
Wegmans Tomato Ketchup, 38 oz. = $1.69
½ c. BBQ sauce
Trader’s Choice Chili Powder, 2.15 oz. = $0.99
Tabasco Pepper Sauce, 2 fl oz = $1.69
= $15.50

Sides for Sloppy Joe’s
Wegmans Steamable Long Grain Brown rice, 10 oz = $1.39
Wegmans Premium Russet Idaho Potatoes, 5 lbs, = $2.49
Stacys Pita Chips, 18 oz = $3.99
Wegmans Romaine Salad Mix = $2.50
= $10.37

Grilled Chicken
Family pack of boneless chicken breasts for $1.99/lb X 4.7 lbs = $9.35
100% Whole Wheat Pita Bread, 14 oz = $2.49
(2) Wegmans pizza sauce, 14 oz. = $2.38 for both
Wegmans All Natural Cheese, Mozzarella, Low-Moisture Part-Skim Shredded, 8 oz = $2.79
2 Green Pepper = $2.29 (for 2)
2 Small Zucchini = $1.79 (for 2)
= $21.09

Freezing Supplies

(2) Hefty EZ Foil Pie Pans, 9 in, 3 ct – $1.69 = $3.38 for both
Wegmans Aluminium Foil, 25 sq. ft. = $1.49
Wegmans Gallon size Freezer Bags, 30 ct. = $2.99
Wegmans Quart Size Freezer Bags, 40 ct – $2.99
= $10.85

Grand Total:  $149.88 (+ tax)

I listed the cheapest products you can find in Wegmans without using coupons.  Before you shop though, be sure to check the Coupon Database for any name brand products and coupons that can save you even more from this shopping list.

Here are a few coupons you can use (updated July 2014):

$1.00 off TWO (2) packages of Hefty Slider Bags (freezing supplies)
$1.00/2 Hefty Slider Bags, 12 ct or Larger; Redeemable at Walmart
$1.00/2 Hefty Slider Bag, 12 ct – 7-13-14 RP (exp 10/31/14)

$1.00/2 Morningstar Farms Veggie Foods Products – 6-29-14 RP (exp 08/24/14)
(substitute for ground beef or ground turkey)

$0.55 off any size, any flavor from TABASCO brand 

$1.00 off THREE Old El Paso™ products

$0.75 off (1) Old El Paso™ product

$1.00 off LLOYD’S Barbeque product (use for BBQ Pork recipe)

$0.55/1 Barilla Plus Pasta – 6-8-14 SS (exp 08/02/14)
$1.00/1 Barilla Plus Pasta – 6-8-14 SS (exp 08/02/14)
$1.00/2 Barilla Plus Pasta – 6-8-14 SS (exp 08/02/14)

$0.30/1 French’s Worcestershire Sauce
$0.40/1 French’s Worcestershire Sauce – 5-11-14 SS (exp 08/15/14)
$1.00/1 French’s Worcestershire Sauce – 5-11-14 SS (exp 08/15/14)

 

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5 Responses to Make Ahead Freezer Meals: 20 Meals from Wegmans for Less Than $150!

  1. […] 1.) Meal Planning is Key: If you plan out your weekly meals (all of them, including snacks) you are more likely to stick to a list and have everything you need on hand for your meals.  If you aren’t sure where to begin, then start by printing out this Meal Planning Guide.  This is a great way to get on paper everything you’d like to eat for the week and will help you organize your shopping list.  Check out this Make Ahead Meal Menu – 20 Meals for Wegmans for Less than $150! […]

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