Thursday, March 19, 2009

Cheap, Healthy Weekend, 03/20-03/22

Before the weekend kicks off, we try to post a list of healthy eats deals - including produce, lean meats, and coupon matchups on healthier items. This can slash your produce and meat budget, even without a huge coupon stash, so look out for Cheap, Healthy Weekend in the future. You will also see a bit of coverage on what health benefits certain items have to offer - like links to what has to say!

Feel free to contribute to the Cheap Healthy Weekend lovin' with ideas of your own by adding a comment! :)

Your Cheap, Healthy Weekend Shopping List,

Doubles coupons up to $0.99 every day, and accepts Safeway coupons.
Doing triple coupons this weekend - see the posted comprehensive list of Bloom triple coupon matchups.
  • Strawberries, BOGO 1 lb. containers for $3.99 (~$2/lb.)
  • Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries BOGO at $3.99/container (weights unknown)
  • 3-packs of Romaine hearts, BOGO at $3.29 (this makes many more salads than a $3 bagged salad!)
  • Tilapia fillets, $3.99/lb. (these are normally $5-8/lb.) Omegazzzzzzz!
  • 5-lb. bag of grapefruit, $3.49
  • Sweet potatoes, $0.69/lb.
  • Celery, $1.29/lb. (normally $1.99/lb.)
  • Yoplait Yogurt/Yoghurt is 20 for $10 ($0.50/each). Use this $1/8 Internet printable coupon for Yoplait to make them $0.37/each.
  • Muir Glen Can of crushed tomatoes, $2.79 (normally $2.99). Use the recent $0.75 off Muir Glen product 02/08 SmartSource coupon to get $2.25 off, making it $0.54. (In the past, I've had success with the $1.29 tomato paste cans getting me $0.96 overage, so...might be worth a try!)
  • Motts Apple Sauce (Large Jar) is $2.00. Use this $0.55/1 printable to make it $0.35/jar!
  • Welch's Light Juice, $2.99. Use the $0.75/1 (03/08 SS) to make it $0.74 each!
Thanks to Frugal in Virginia and especially Liz of Frugally Blonde for the schnazzy matchups!
  • Wheat Thins and Triscuit Crackers - 2.00 (through 04/11)
    Use $1.00/2 Wheat Thins or Triscuit (also on tearpad in store)
    Final price: $1.50/box
  • Quaker Life, Oatmeal Squares, Instant Oatmeal - $2.99
    Use oatmeal coupons from 1/4 and 2/8 inserts, as well as from tearpads and blinkies.
    Use Life coupons here and from 1/4 insert.
    Use Oatmeal Squares coupon from 1/4 insert.
  • Wegmans gallon milk - $1.99-$2.39 (through 04/04)
  • Motts jar applesauce (23 oz)- $1.19 (through 03/28)
    Use $.55/1 coupon here.
    Final price: $.64
  • Friendship Cottage Cheese (16 oz.) - $1.99 (03/28)
    Use $1.00/2 Friendship cottage cheese or sour cream from 1/25 insert.
    Final price: $1.49 each
  • Tribe of Two Sheiks Hummus - $1.99 (through 03/28)
    Use .55/1 coupon here.
    Final price: $1.44
  • Wegmans Frozen Vegetables (16oz.) - $.89
  • Kellogg’s Special K cereal, Special K bars, or Raisin Bran - $2.50 (through 03/28)
    Use $1/1 Speciak K Blueberry from 2/22 insert.
    Final price: $1.50
  • Jumbo Multi-grain Rice Krispies - $1.99 (through 03/28)
    Use $1/1 coupon from 2/22 insert.
    Final price: 99 cents
  • Barbara’s Bakery Puffins cereal (in the organic section) - $2.50
    Use $1.00/1 Barbara’s Bakery cereal coupon from 1/11 or 2/8 insert.
    Final price $1.50
  • Del Monte tomatoes (15 oz.) - $.99
    Use $1.00/2 No Salt Added diced tomatoes from 2/8 insert.
    Final price: $.49/each
  • V8 Splash juice - $1.99
  • Wegmans orange juice (64oz) - $1.49 (through 03/28)
  • Kashi TLC bars - $2.99 (through 05/02)
    Use $2.00/1 printable coupons from recent VocalPoint mailer, here, and here.
    Final price: 99 cents
  • Dannon Fruit on the Bottom or Light & Fit Yogurt - $.50
    Use $1.00/10 coupon here to make it $0.40/cup.
  • Wegmans Canned Vegetables (14.5-15.25oz) (Cream Style Corn, Whole Kernel Corn, French Style Green Beans or Cut Greeen Beans) - $.39
Safeway doubles all coupons under $0.99. Thanks to Frugal in Virginia and Mommy Making Money for the input!
  • Shady Brook Farms Ground Turkey is BOGO at $4.49 for the 1.3-lb package. This makes it just $1.72/lb when you buy two. Great stock-up price! I've been mixing ground turkey in with the ground beef for my meatballs; it reduces the price and tastes great.
  • Lucerne Yogurt is .40/cup when you buy 10.
Additional matchups and healthy eats deals possible, so check back at this original post!
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