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Shopping with SNAP

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My family receives snap which is commonly known as food stamps. This post is to inform you of places you might not know accepts snap.

1. Dollar Tree
2. Dollar General
3. Braums deli dept
4. Aldis

When I shop with snap at Dollar tree many things there are not cost effective or they are actually more expensive than at a bigger grocery store. Most of their frozen items you might only be spending $1 but if you look at the size and portion you are actually paying more for less. I do buy their bigger packs of frozen popsicles, their bread, and snack foods.

Dollar general has a variety of products that are comparative in price and size to grocery stores in their store brand. I often buy their can goods 2/$1, snacks, sodas, chips, milk, etc. A great choice for 10 items or less. I wouldn't recommend for more as their not made for big shopping trips.

Braums is known for their ice cream which is my personal favorite because they have a sugar free line in their deli dept, but you can also fi…

4 Meals with 5 pounds ground beef for under $20

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I'm using a 5lb chub of ground beef I bought at Aldi's for $9.99. If you don't have an Aldi's and live in Texas Heb has ground turkey for $1.75lb or $1lb on sale. I usually don't buy ground beef because ground turkey is cheaper and I just started shopping at Aldi's again because they accept snap which we receive. Your price might be more depending on where you live but ground turkey works great if seasoned just right. For this post I made 4 meals using my 5 lbs of ground beef.
Crock-Pot Meatloaf
Tacos
BBQ Bacon Cheese Burgers
Sloppy Joe Spaghetti

I didn't use recipes for these meals. I added about 1.5 of the ground beef to Crock-Pot and mixed with worschire sauce, Dijon mustard, ketchup, soy sauce, garlic powder n seasoning salt. I also added ketchup, Dijon mustard n worchesire mixture on too n cooked on high for 4 hours. That will be served with mashed potatoes n green beans. Any cheap can or in season veggies would work.
The tacos were 1 lb ground beef n…