Budget conscious individuals are always looking for ways to save money. If you are planning a wedding and also receive food stamp benefits and want to use them for your wedding banquet, here are some tips. How to use your food stamp benefits for a $50.00 dollar wedding banquet, make sure to pair them with coupons to save even more money.
Buying Box Cake and Cookie Mixes
The first way to use your food stamp benefits for $50.00 wedding banquet is to stock up on box cakes and cookie mixes. You can make cakes and cookies for a dessert table, not just using the recipes on the box of the cake and cookie mixes but also coming up with your own. Also, if you are stumped for recipes you can look through cookbooks and online for recipes. You can also give cookies and a slice of cake to guests as wedding food favors. Buy brown paper bags and wax paper to wrap items in.
Make Miniature Fruit Bowls or Fruit platter.
The second way to use your food stamp benefits for $50.00 wedding banquet is to make miniature fruit bowls. You can buy fresh melons, bags of apples and oranges, pears, grapes and bananas. For fruit that may cost a bit more, you can pepper your bowl or fruit plate with slices of melon, mango and peaches. You can also set out can fruit, the 6 oz kind.
Check Out the Frozen Food Section
The third way to use your food stamp benefits for $50.00 wedding banquet is to check out the frozen food section. You can make, serve and heat up a wide selection of side dishes for your guest. Examples: White castle hamburger, frozen pizza, mixed vegetables, Stouffer’s mac n’ cheese, lasagna and tamales.
Plate Banquet Meals On Nice Plates
The fourth way to use your food stamp benefits for $50.00 wedding banquet is to buy Banquet Meals and set on plates to be served for guests. Banquet Meals is still one of the most cost effective meals you can buy and besides that they taste good and offer a variety of products. For examples, fish sticks with macaroni and cheese, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken with mashed potatoes and corn etc.,
Buy Chocolate, Nuts and Ice Cream and Cones
The fifth way to use your food stamp benefits for $50.00 wedding banquet is to buy chocolate, nuts and ice cream and cones to set up a sweet table. You can buy popular chocolate like Hershey in a bag and set out on a platter, Planter Nut’s and set in a ice cream cone and top with ice cream or ice cream in a dish with nuts and chocolate sprinkled on top.
The sixth way to use your food stamp benefits for $50.00 wedding banquet is to have a snack section. In this section you can box wedding favors filled with small bags of potato chips, snack cookies, candy bars and juice or pop.