There's no issue, free dinner is a good thing when you are on a limited budget.
I shopped two stores. We hit grocery outlet when I had to go to a neighboring town for business.
I spent six dollars.
Hummus kit reg 2.38 - FREE
Eggs - 1.59. - FREE
2 Jimmy Dean pound sausages @3.00 less coupons 2.00 nets 2.00 each.
Pork sausage links 1.99
Pumpkin pie. 2.99 ( the pumpkin when you can find it is 2.48 a can )
Total 8.98 - calculated savings 16.46
I always consider it a win if I save more than I spend.
La Victoria enchilada sauce 1.58 ( less Ibotta )
Ground turkey 1.48 with coupon
Chicken patties and nuggets ( Foster farms ) 4.47 and 8.94 less 3.75 coupon. Makes a chicken patties package -3 meals - .72.
White beans 2.36
Campbells chicken noodle soup. (8) 6.00. Less 2.40 in coupons or 3.60 or .45 a can. 1.59 a can at other stores.
Red potatoes -5 lbs. 2.28
Total spent 32.70. Less 1.00 ibotta. 31.70.