Chicken Burrito Bowls
Looking for a quick and easy meal that won't compromise the New Year's resolutions you've set? We've got this delicious and simple recipe for chicken burrito bowls just for you. And as a bonus they are perfect for meal prepping. Keep reading for savings on making your own chicken burrito bowls this week too. 
Chicken Burrito Bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowls

Ingredients
      • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
      • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
      • 3 tablespoons white flour
      • 2 tablespoons butter (or use olive oil)
      • 1 can Whole Kernel Corn
      • 1 can black beans
      • 1 cup white (or brown) rice
      • 1 large bunch fresh cilantro (separated)
      • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic (separated)
      • 2 cups chicken stock or broth
      • 1 package Fresh Express Salad (11 oz)
      • 1 medium tomato diced
Directions
Chicken
      • Remove fat from the chicken breasts and then either pound the chicken to even, thin pieces or slice large breasts evenly in 2 halves.
      • Salt and pepper the chicken pieces.
      • In a bowl, mix together the taco seasoning and white flour.
      • Generously dredge each piece of the chicken breasts in this mixture.
      • Warm a large, non-stick skillet to medium high heat.
      • Melt the butter in the skillet, add the chicken to a single layer in the skillet.
      • Cook for 3 minutes on one side and then flip to the other side and cook for another 4-6 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (Registers 165 degrees F with a meat thermometer.)
      • Set aside to allow to cool.
Rice, Beans, & Corn
      • While the chicken is cooking, prep the rice: combine the rice, chicken stock or broth, and 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic in a pot over high heat.
      • As soon as the mixture begins to boil, reduce the heat, and cover with a lid until the rice is cooked through.
      • Once the rice is cooked through, tender, and no liquid remains, stir in 3 tablespoons (1 large) lime juice and 3 tablespoons packed & finely chopped cilantro.
      • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Put together:
      • Slice the cooked and cooled chicken and place on one side of 4-5 meal prepping containers (or tupperware). Add a layer of lettuce.
      • Add a row of drained corn.
      • Add a row of drained and rinsed black beans.
      • Place the cilantro-lime rice next.
      • Cover these containers and place in the fridge for an easy meal prep solution. Or eat immediately.
*They can also be servied with your favorite salsa, and topped with sour cream and cheese.

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Chicken Burrito Bowl Fast Feast
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Fast Feast: Buy 2 lbs or more of Sanderson Farms Chicken Products (Select Varieties), Get 4 Free!

January 15 through January 28, 2020
When you buy 2 lbs or more of Sanderson Farms Chicken Products (Select Varieties) Get 4 items FREE
 
1 - Food Club Salsa or Picante Sauce (15.5-16 oz)
1 - Bush's Best Canned Beans (15-16 oz)
1 - Food Club Dressing (16 oz)
1- Fresh Express (Select Varieties 5-12 oz)
 
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Reset Your Life with Meal Planning Tips for the New Year
It's the New Year and that means it's the season of resolutions and becoming more organized. One such way to be more organized is to meal plan. Meal planning has many benefits that are numerous such as saving money, not wasting food, less stress, saving time and with proper planning adding more variety to your meal rotation. Keep reading below for our favorite meal planning tips.
Meal Planning sheet surrounded by food
  • Focus on core recipes. When you find recipes that your family enjoys, make them core recipes that get re-used every few weeks. This way when you get about 20 recipes in your recipe arsenal, the family will not get bored with them and you can work in 1-2 new recipes a week.
  • Add variety by traveling the world in your kitchen. With research and some adjustments you can create recipes from around the world to add variety to your meal planning.
  • Eat leftovers for lunch. This saves money and time. Lunch can be made with dinner the night before and stored for the next day and then of course saving by not having to buy lunch.
  • Keep your recipes organized. Either keep a recipe planner, or for simplicity sake Pinterest is great for this.
  • Do your shopping all at once. Make that list and shop by it. This saves time and money, by not having to stop at the store on the way home from work every other day.
  • Make extra food to freeze. This tip is great in case something is going on and the meal plan is thrown to the wayside for a night.
  • Prep, prep, prep. Spend some time on the weekend prepping ingredients for your weekly recipes. This saves time during the busy week.
  • Check what's on sale. Check sale ads as you plan your meals, this will save time and money. The Brookshire Brothers weekly ad is a great place to start.
  • Get the whole family involved. Ask the family what they would like to eat and involved them in prepping and shopping.

Visit your local Brookshire Brothers for all of your meal planning needs.

Lucky New Year's Soup

Smoked Sausage, Black-Eyed Pea & Cabbage Soup

Tired of the same old pork, black-eyed peas and cabbage on New Year’s Day? With all of the traditional ingredients for luck and good fortune, this hearty soup will be your new favorite way to kick off the new year! 
 Smoked Sausage, Black-Eyed Pea and Cabbage Soup
Ring in the New Year with savings on all of your celebration must-haves at your local store today! 
 
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 package Eckrich smoked sausage 
  • Two handfuls white onion, chopped
  • One carrot, chopped 
  • Handful red pepper, chopped 
  • Half small green cabbage, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Parsley, chopped (optional) 
  • Olive oil 
  • 15 oz. can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 
PREPARATION:
Heat the sausage (cut into ½-inch slices) in olive oil until lightly browned and set aside. In the same pan, sauté the onion, garlic, carrots and red pepper. Add the cabbage, and stir frequently for 3 minutes. Then toss in the black-eyed peas, chicken stock, Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes on medium low heat. Add Browned smoked sausage and stir. We highly suggest pairing this soup with a side of cornbread! 
 *Recipe courtesy of our vendor partner Eckrich
 
 
 
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Spread Holiday Magic with Magic Reindeer Food
Oh deer! What a magical time of year! We've crafted this Magic Reindeer Food for the kids that is sure to keep Santa's reindeer happy while Santa delivers gifts this Christmas. Be sure to follow the recipe below and put some outside on Christmas Eve!
Magic Reindeer Food

Magic Reindeer Food

Magic Reindeer Food Supplies
Supplies
For a single bag:
      • 1/4 cup of Food Club Old Fashioned Oats
      • 1 tsp each of red and green Betty Crocker Decorating Decors
For a bulk amount:
      • Food Club Old Fashioned Oats (42 oz can)
      • 2 each bottles of each of red and greenBetty Crocker Decorating Decors (2.25 oz)
      • Small cellophane bags
      • Stickers to seal bags
      • Printed poem to staple to the front (we've got a handy printable poem sheet here!)
 Directions
Single bags:
  • Mix oats and red and green decorating decors in cellophane bag for Chrstmas eve.
Bulk amount:
  • In a large bowl mix the entire can of oats and all four bottles of Decorating Decors. The Decorating Decors like to settle so use hands to mix them well.
  • With a 1/4 cup distribute mixture into cellophane bags and seal with a sticker and staple the poem to the front for distribution.
These are super fun and the kids will love to sprinkle them in the yard for the reindeer to enjoy while Santa delivers their gifts!
 

And for some extra fun this Christmas holiday season, the Brookshire Brothers Charitable Foundation is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Musical at the Angelina Arts Alliance on Friday, December 13 at 7pm. Take the family and your favorite holiday special live on stage!
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Musical

Get your tickets today!

 

DIY Hot Chocolate Buddy
Keep the kiddos occupied this winter break with this fun & edible craft. A Hot Chocolate Buddy is the perfect treat while you binge watch your favorite Christmas movies, and make your hot cocoa EVEN MORE delicious. So make your hot cocoa a "sweet" companion and enjoy this simple Christmas treat!
DIY Hot Chocolate Buddy

DIY Hot Chocolate Buddy

Supplies
      • Large marshmallows
      • 4 inch toothpicks
      • Pretzel sticks
      • Candy Corn
      • Decorating Gel
Directions
      • Start by placing a toothpick through center of one marshmallow, leave enough room on both ends for the head and bottom.
      • Place a marshmallow on both ends of the toothpicks.
      • Use a second toothpick to make holes for the nose, arms and legs.
      • Place a piece of candy corn in the nose hole. 
      • Bite off the ends of 4 pretzel sticks for the arms and legs (pretzel sticks are a little bit too long for the arms and legs otherwise).
      • Use the decorating gel to draw the mouth, eyes and three buttons down the front of the snowman.
      • Serve with hot cocoa and enjoy!
*Be sure to let small children know about the toothpick in the center.
 
And for even more savings check out this deal on Food Club Hot Chocolate, Food Club Marshmallows and Simply Done Foam Cups:
Food Club Hot Chocolate Deal
Get all of your Christmas grocery and edible craft needs at your local Brookshire Brothers store!
 
A Twist On Taco Night!
Everybody loves taco night. It's simple, and everyone can make tacos their own! Just add sour cream, cheese, beans and more! Keep reading for extra savings on this phenomenal Tortilla Taco Salad we've prepared for you.
Taco Salad

Tortilla Taco Salad

Ingredients
      • 6 Fresh Harvest flour tortillas for burritos, 8 inch (from 11-oz package)
      • 1 lb prepared ground beef with Food Club Taco Seasoning
      • 1 can (15 oz) pinto beans, drained
      • 2 tablespoons sweet-spicy French dressing
      • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
      • 3/4 cup chopped tomato (1 medium)
      • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican or taco-seasoned cheese blend (3 oz)
      • Food Club taco sauce, if desired
Directions
      • Heat oven to 400°F. To make tortilla bowls, cut 6 (25x12-inch) sheets of foil. Slightly crush each sheet to make 4-inch ball; flatten balls slightly with palm of hand.
      • On ungreased large cookie sheet, place tortillas in single layer; cover completely with another sheet of foil. Heat in oven 1 minute or just until warm. Remove tortillas from cookie sheet; place foil balls on same sheet. Top each ball with 1 warm tortilla, shaping tortilla gently to fit around ball.
      • Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until tortillas are crisp and lightly browned. Remove tortilla bowls from foil balls; place on wire rack. Cool 2 minutes.
      • Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, mix taco sauce with ground beef, pinto beans and dressing. Cover with microwavable plastic wrap, folding back one edge 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High 4 to 6 minutes or until hot.
      • Place tortilla bowls on plates. Spoon about 1/2 cup hot beef mixture into each tortilla bowl. Top each with 1/4 cup lettuce, 2 tablespoons tomato and 2 tablespoons cheese. Serve with taco sauce.

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 Taco Fast Feast
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Fast Feast: Buy 2 lbs Ground Chuck, Get 3 Items Free

November 27 through December 10, 2019

When you buy 2 lbs Ground Chuck you can GET 3 items FREE:
 
1 - Food Club Taco Shells (12 ct) or Fresh Harvest Flour Tortillas (10 ct 14 oz)
1 - Food Club Taco Seasoning Mix (1.25 oz)
1 - On the Border Tortilla Chips (10-12 oz)
 
Save fast and feast big TODAY—find a store near you.* Can't find one of these items? Talk to your local store director!
 
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DIY Apple Turkey Craft
 The holiday's are fast upon us and we've got this fun edible carft that kids can do in the classroom and at home. Keep reading on how to make an Apple Turkey for Thanksgiving fun! 
DIY Apple Turkey Craft

DIY Apple Turkey Craft

Supplies
*Needed for each turkey
      • 1 medium apple 
      • Toothpicks
      • Spice drops 
      • 1 large marshmallow
      • Eyes - Icing gel, raisins, edible markers or even edible store purchased eyes.
      • Candy corn
Directions
      •  Add 2 toothpick legs to steady the bird. Add a Spice drop to each to make feet.
DIY Apple Turkey Legs
      •  Place 3 spice drops on a toothpick, be sure to leave room on the bottom to poke it into the apple. Make as many feathers you would like.
DIY Turkey Apple
DIY Turkey Apple
      •  Push half of a toothpick into the apple for the head, then place the large marshmallow over it.
DIY Apple Turkey
      • Add eyes (gel icing) and candy corn for the beak.
DIY Apple Turkey
Get all your Thanksgiving grocery and edible craft needs at your local Brookshire Brothers store!
Taste of the Holidays 2019

Don't miss this year's Taste of the Holidays! Our annual tasting event is an easy and convenient way to plan for any occasion—Thanksgiving desserts and side dishes for an office party, a traditional Christmas buffet for a crowd, or just a cozy holiday dinner for friends and family. Here's how it works: sample festive favorites from our deli and bakery, fill out an order form with your top choices, and we'll put together your holiday dinner for you. Time saved? Lots. Tasty fun? Definitely. When and where? Saturday, November 9th from 10:30am-2:30pm (Friday, November 8th from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm for Magnolia and Montgomery locations ONLY) at your local Brookshire Brothers.

AND DON'T FORGET: Get $5 OFF when you book a holiday meal with us at Taste of the Holidays!

Taste of the Holidays 2019

May not be available at all locations.
 
 
Slow Cooked Soups Just Got Fast!
The temperature is dropping, leaves are falling, and do you know what that means? Soup season is here! Luckily for you, Idahoan has a new line of potato soups with a variety of flavors, so you can make the most out of soup season. When it's cold outside, going out for dinner can be such a hassle - that's why Idahoan is bringing reatuaraunt quality soups to your table! Filled with real red potatoes, these soups have a great taste that will bring comfort with every spoonful. Get the taste of a slow cooked soup in five minutes, zero prep, and without the kitchen mess! 
 

 

 Idahoan Potato Soups 

New Idahoan Potato Soups!     Stovetop Instructions:

  1. On the stovetop, heat 4 c of water to a boil in a 2 qt pot.
  2. Whisk in the contents of one pouch of soup all at once.Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 min, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand 5 min to cool slightly before serving.

BONUS: Find savings on top of savings for these brands and more with our digital coupons and weekly ad

 

Visit your local Brookshire Brothers and stock up for soup season today!

 

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A New Holiday Favorite: Bacon Deviled Eggs
The holidays are coming up fast, and with that comes lots and lots of delicious food. This year we've got a fresh spin on a holiday favorite, keep reading below to get our Bacon Deviled Egg recipe.
Bacon Deviled Eggs

Bacon Deviled Eggs

Ingredients
      • 6 large boiled eggs
      • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
      • 2 tbsp sweet pickled relish
      • 2-3 tbsp bacon bits plus more for garnish
      • 1/4 tsp yellow mustard
      • Salt to taste
      • Black pepper to taste
      • Paprika for garnish
      • Green Onions (sliced) garnish
Directions
      • Peel the egg shells from the eggs. Cut eggs into half.
      • Remove yolk from eggs.
      • Smash egg yolks to remove all the clumps.
      • Then add mayonnaise, sweet pickled relish, bacon bits, yellow mustard, and salt and pepper. Mix well.
      • Cut a small slit on the corner of a zip lock bag. Add yolk mixture to the zip lock bag. Push mixture out through the hole in zip lock bag into the eggs.
      • Garnish with smoked paprika, additional bacon bits and chives.
      • Serve and enjoy!
Get ingredients for all of your holiday classics at your local Brookshire Brothers store.

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