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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted March 19, 2015

Just the Basics

Here's your weekly list of the best basic grocery deals including bread, produce, milk, meat, eggs and more. Please share any others you find!


Just the Basics best deals

Kroger is continuing the Buy 5 Save 5 Promotion: Buy 5 participating items and save $5 instantly at the register. Basically, you are getting $1 off per item when you buy 5 at the same time. You can see the list of deals in the main Kroger deals post.

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through March 21, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through March 22, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through March 24, 2015. These deals run Wednesday through Tuesday.

Abbreviations used below include:

CC = Carlie C’s

HT = Harris Teeter

LF = Lowes Foods

FL = Food Lion

RA = Rite Aid

WG = Walgreens

DG = Dollar General

PB = Publix

WM = WalMart

Please post any other favorite basics deals in the comments section below!

BREAD

Aldi: 100% whole wheat bead, $1.39

FL: Sara Lee 100% whole wheat bread, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.50 each - .55/1 coupon from 3/1 SS = .95 each – very good deal

HT: House Autry biscuit or Cornbread mix, 8 oz, .99 - .50/1 coupon from 1/25 SS = FREE!

HT: Mission tortillas, small, 8 count, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger bread, 20 oz or buns 8 count, $1.00

LF: Bollilo rolls, 6 count, $1.99

LF: Thomas’ English muffins, BOGO for $2.15 each

Publix: Nature’s Own 100% whole wheat rolls or Butter buns, 8 count, BOGO for $1.50 each

DAIRY & FROZEN

Aldi: Happy Farms and Fit & Active cream cheese, 8 oz. brick, .89 – great price

Aldi: Countryside Creamery butter quarters, 16 oz, salted or unsalted, $1.89 – excellent price for a pound of butter

CC: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, 10 – 10.8 oz, $1 - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = .50 each

FL: Kraft American cheese singles, 12 oz, 2 for $5 - $1/2 coupon from in-store kiosk = 2 for $4

FL: My Essentials burrito, 4 oz, .61 each

FL: My essentials frozen vegetables, 16 oz, $1.00

FL: Dr. Oetker Ristorante pizza, $3.49 - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently = $2.49

HT: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, select $1.34 each - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = .84 each

HT: Bird’s Eye frozen veggies, various, 14 – 16 oz, BOGO for $1.34 each

Kroger: Kroger cream cheese brick, 8 oz, $1.00 – good price

Kroger: Sunny D drink, 64 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger sour cream, cottage cheese or dip, 16 oz, $1.25

Kroger: Kroger cheese, 12 – 16 oz, American singles, $2.99 (good deal for 16 oz bag)

LF: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, select, $1.00 - $1/2 from 2/22 SS = .50 each – good deal

DRINKS

CC: IGA Apple juice, 64 oz, $1.48

CC: IGA orange juice, 64 oz, $2

CC: Coke products, 6 pack, bottles, 5 for $10

CC: IGA soft drinks, 12 pack cans, 4 for $10

CC: Maxwell House canned coffee, 10.5 – 11.5 oz, $2.99

CVS: 7UP, Canada Dry, A&W, Sunkist, 12 pack cans, 3 for $11 - $4 Extrabucks reward when you buy 3 = 3 for $7 ($2.33 each) – there is also a $1 Canada Dry coupon for a 12-pack on the Smart Shopper coupons link above

FL: Food Lion drinking water, 24 pack, bottles, $1.99, limit 2 (ONLY valid 3/20 – 3/22)

FL: Pepsi Products, 12 pack 12 oz cans, 4 for $10, limit 4 (ONLY valid 3/20 – 3/22)

HT: Capri Sun, 10 count, $2 - .75/3 coupon from 3/15 SS = $1.50 each

HT: Pepsi products, 6 pack bottles, $1.97, limit 5

HT: Canada Dry sodas, 12 pack cans, BOGO for $3.49 - $1/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $2.39 – good price

HT: Seattle’s Best coffee, 12 oz, $4.99 - $1.50 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above or 2/1 SS = $3.49

HT: Green Mountain coffee, 12 count, $5.99 - $1 coupon = $4.99

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 2 ltr, .75 each

LF: Pepsi, 6 pack bottles, $2.00, limit 10

Publix; Pepsi products, 6 pack bottles, BOGO for $2.00

RA: 7UP, 2 ltr, .99

Target: Coke and Pepsi 2 ltr sodas, all, 5 for $5 (must buy 5 for sale price)

WG: 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Sunkist, Hawaiian Punch, 2 lt, $1.00, limit 3  

WM: 7UP, Diet 7UP, Canada Dry, Original, 2 ltr, .88 each

WM: Pepsi products, select, 6 pack bottles, $2.50

Milk:

HT: Highland Crest milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 – every day price

HT: Silk milk, various, 64 oz, $3 - $1 HT digital coupon for Silk Cashew milk or .75/1 printable coupon

EGGS

HT: Eggland’s Best eggs, 1 dozen, $2 - .35/1 coupon from 2/1 SS = $1.30

HT: Harris Teeter eggs, 30 count, $3.67 – every day price

MEAT

Aldi: Appleton Farms smoked ham-shank portion, .99/lb

Aldi: Appleton Farms smoked ham-butt portion, $1.19/lb

Aldi: Appleton Farms spiral sliced half ham, $1.69/lb

Aldi: Spiral cut double glazed brown sugar ham, $1.99/lb

Aldi: Canned pink salmon, 14.75 oz, $2.29

Aldi: Pork country style ribs, boneless, $2.49/lb

Aldi: Assorted pork chops, $2.49/lb

Aldi: Assorted thin sliced pork chops, $2.79/lb

Aldi: Crunchy or battered fish fillets, 19 – 19.2 oz, $2.99

Aldi: Tilapia fillets, 16 oz, $3.49

Aldi: Center cut pork chops, boneless, $3.59

Aldi: Flounder fillets, 16 oz, $3.89

Aldi: Salmon, wild caught, 16 oz, $3.89

Aldi: Tilapia fillets, value pack, 32 oz, $5.49

Aldi: Swai fillets, 32 oz, $5.49

Aldi: Top round steak, $5.89/lb

Aldi: Salmon, wild caught, value pack, 32 oz, $7.49

CC: Family pack split fryer breast, $1.38/lb

CC: Assorted pork chops, family pack bone-in, $1.78/lb

CC: Country style pork ribs, $1.88

CC: Center Cut pork chops, family pack, bone-in, $2.48/lb

CC: Whiting Fillets, $2.78/lb

CC: Sirloin Tip, whole boneless, $3.98/lb

CC: Sirloin tip roast, boneless, $4.28/lb

CC: Sirloin Tip steaks, Boneless, $4.38 lb

CC: Valleydale Old Fashion hot dogs, 12 oz, .99

CC: Armour meat hot dogs, 12 oz, $1.00

CC: Bar-S meat franks or sliced bologna, 12 oz $1.09

FL: Whole chickens, .89/lb – very good price

FL: Country style pork ribs, value pack, $1.49/lb

FL: Pork Boston Butt, $1.69/lb

FL: Top round London broil, $3.49/lb – good price

FL: Food Lion fish fillets, select, 12 oz, $3.99

FL: Tiapia fillets, $5.49/lb

FL: Snow crab clusters, $5.99/lb

FL: Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, $6.99/lb

FL: Gwaltney roll sausage, 16 oz, $1.99

FL: Oscar Mayer bologna, 16 oz, (excludes beef), BOGO for $2.00 each

FL: Smithfield sliced bacon, 16 oz, BOGO for $3.19 each

FL: Food Lion deli cooked ham, $3.99/lb

HT: Chicken leg quarters, value pack, .49/lb – great deal

HT: Whole boneless pork tenderloin, BOGO for $3.14/lb

HT: Bone-In chuck steak or roast, $3.49/lb

HT: Eye of round roast, $3.97/lb

HT: Snow crab clusters, $5.99/lb

HT: EZ Peel shrimp, $6.99/lb

HT: Ribeye steak or roast, boneless, $7.99/lb

HT: Perdue short cuts chicken, 9 oz, BOGO for $2.37 each - $1.25/2 coupon from 1/25 RP or $1.50/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

HT: Land O Frost Premium lunchmeat, 16 oz, $3.99 - .75/1 coupon from 3/1 SS = $2.49

HT: Hormel bacon, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $3.29 each - .25/1 ibotta cash back offer

HT: Plainville Farms ground turkey, 16 oz, $3.50

HT: Farmland Hickory Bacon, 12 oz, BOGO

HT: Perdue chicken breast tenders, 29 oz, BOGO for $3.79 - $1 coupon from 2/15 RP = $2.79

HT: Perdue Simply Smart Chicken, 22 – 24 oz, BOGO - $1 coupon from 1/25 RP or 2/15 RP or $1.50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Kroger: Tyson chicken breasts, boneless, $1.99/lb – good price

Kroger chicken wings, frozen 2.5 lbs or boneless wings, 30 oz, $5.99

Kroger: Boneless pork chops, value pack, $2.99/lb

Kroger: Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb

Kroger: Shady Brook Frms ground turkey, 93% lean, 1.3 lb package, $3.49

Kroger: Beef roast sale: Sirloin tip, top, bottom or eye of round roast, chuck or shoulder roast, $3.99/lb

Kroger: Pork tenderloin, boneless, $3.99/lb

Kroger: Top sirloin steak, boneless, value pack, $6.99/lb

Kroger: Stony Fork ribeye steak, boneless, 16 oz, $6.99

LF: Boneless chicken breast, Sanderson farms family pack, $1.97/lb

LF: St Louis or Southern style style pork ribs, $2.99/lb

LF: Butterball ground turkey, 16 oz, $2.99 - .55/1 coupon from All You Magazine March 2015 (DND)

LF: Salmon, $6.99/lb

LF: Mama Lucia meatballs, 25.60 oz, BOGO for $3.75 each

LF: Steak-umms steaks, 9 oz, BOOG for $3 each

Publix: Semi-boneless ham half, $1.79/lb

Publix: Assorted pork loin chops, $2.99/lb

Publix: Tilapia fillets, $6.99/lb

Publix: Cumberland Gap ham, cooked, 8 oz package, BOGO for $1.79 each

Publix: Perdue short cuts chicken, 9 oz, BOGO for $2.50 each - $1.25/2 coupon from 1/25 RP or $1.50/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

Publix: Smithfield bacon, 16 oz, BOGO for $3.50

Publix: Sea Cuisine fish, 8.5 – 11 oz box, BOGO for $3.50 each

WM: Alaskan Jack’s wild salmon, 12 oz, $4.00

WM: Great Value frozen chicken wing sections, 4 lbs, $10.24

WM: Swai fillets, frozen, 4 lbs, $11.98

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

FL: Furmano’s canned tomatoes, 28 oz, BOGO for .84 each - $1/3 printable coupon = .51 each

FL: Mueller’s noodles, 12 oz, $1.89 - $1/2 coupon from 3/8 SS = $1.39

FL: Ragu pasta sauce, 45 oz., 2 for $5 - $1/2 coupon from in-store kiosk = 2 for $4

HT: Mahatma rice, 5 oz, $1.00 - .50/1 or .75/2 coupons from 1/25 RP = FREE! (with .50/1 coupon)

HT: Lucky Charms cereal, 11.5 oz., $2.50

Coupons: .75/1 and .50/1 printable coupons from Pillsbury.com or BettyCrocker.com, $1/3 cereal coupon from 2/22 SS

Store coupon: .50/1 HT digital coupon

SavingStar: .50/1 SavingStar cash back offer

Total at register after .75/1 coupon and .50 digital coupon = .50

HT: Honey Nut Cheerios, 12.25 oz, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from Pillsbury.com recently = $1.00

HT: Barilla Protein Plus pasta, $1.66 - $1/2 coupon from ¼ RP = $1.16 each

HT: Skippy peanut butter, 16.3 oz, $3 - .55/1 coupon = $1.90 printable coupon = $1.90

Kroger: Starkist tuna, 5 oz, 2 for $1

Kroger: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger pasta sauce, 24 oz, $1.25

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 15 – 16 oz jar, $1.49 – great price for PB

LF: Kellogg’s cereal promo: Buy 3 and save $3 at the register

Sale: $2.50

Coupons: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 3/1 RP, .70/1 coupons for Raisin Bran with Cranberries cereal and Frozen cereal from 2/15 RP, coupon for $1.50 off milk when you buy 3 Raisin Bran from 3/1 RP , various coupons from KelloggsFamilyRewards.com in the Coupons tab

Total for 3 after 3 of the .70 coupons and $3 instant discount = 10 cents each!

LF: Tuttorosso tomatoes, 28 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 free, 28 oz.

Regular price: $2.19

Coupon: .55/1 printable coupon

Total after coupon and sale for 5 = .65 each

Publix; Ronzoni pasta, various 10 – 16 oz box, BOGO for .79 each - $1/2 printable coupon for Garden Delight or Smart Taste (if included) = .29 each

Publix: Kellogg’s cereals, select Froot Loops, Corn Pops, Apple Jacks

         Sale:  BOGO for $1.56 each

Coupons: - $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 3/1 RP, .701/1 various new kids cereals (frozen and froot loops bloopers) from 2/15 RP, $1.50 off milk when you buy 3 Raisin Bran coupon from 3/1 RP, .70/1 Raisin Bran with cranberries from 2/15 RP, various cereal coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab

Total after $1 coupon = .56

Target: Skippy peanut butter, 15 or 16.3 oz, $2.34 - .55/1 printable coupon

WG: General Mills cereal, select, Pop Tarts, 6 or 8 pack

Sale: $1.99

Coupons: .75/1 Lucky Charms coupon from Pillsbury.com, .50/1 Chex cereal coupon from Pillsbury.com, $1/2 select flavored Cheerios coupon from Pillsbury.com, .50/1 Lucky Charms coupon from Pillsbury.com, .75/1 Fiber One coupon from Pillsbury.com

SavingStar: .50/1 Lucky Charms SavingStar cash back offer

Total after .75/1 coupon = $1.24 at the register

PRODUCE

Aldi: Carrots, 2 lb, .79 – very good price

Aldi: Red onions, 2 lb package, .89 – good deal

Aldi: Little salad bar, flat leaf spinach, 8 oz, .99 – good price

Aldi: Gold potatoes, 5 lb, $1.49 – very good deal

Aldi: Lemons, 2 lb, $1.59

Aldi: Asparagus, $1.99/lb – very good price

CC: Harvest Fresh green cabbage, .49/lb

CC: Jumbo sweet onions, .89/lb

CC: Broccoli Crowns, $1.79/lb

CC: Fresh Express Romaine lettuce or Green & Crisp, $1.89

CC: Red potatoes, 5 lb. bag, $2.69 each

CC: Eastern red apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99

FL: Sweet potatoes, .79/lb

FL: Russet potatoes, .79/lb

FL: Red onions, .99/lb.

FL: Baby carrots, 1 lb bag, $1.29

FL: Red seedless grapes, $1.49/lb

FL: Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb

FL: Broccoli crowns, $1.59/lb

FL: Dole or Fresh Express spinach, 8 oz bag, $1.99

FL: Fresh Express or Dole salad blends, 9 – 12 oz, select, $2

FL: Cara Cara Navel oranges, 3 lb bag, $2.79

FL: Red grapefruit, 5 lb., $3.69

HT: Sweet potatoes, .89/lb

HT: Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

HT: Mangos, $1 each

HT: Green bell peppers, 2 pack, $1.27

HT: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.47

HT: Green seedless grapes, $1.49/lb – good deal

HT: Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

HT: Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb

HT: Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each

HT: Seedless navel oranges, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Kroger: Avocados, .99 each

Kroger: Eggplant, .99/lb

Kroger: Mangos, .99 each

Kroger: Romaine, red or green leaf lettuce, .99

Kroger: Pinata apples, .99/lb – good deal

Kroger: Roma tomatoes, .99/lb – good deal

Kroger: Red or white seedless grapes, $1.48/lb – good price

Kroger: Asparagus, $1.99/lb – very good price

Kroger: Personal size watermelons, $2.50

Kroger: Organic kiwi, 2 for $1

Kroger: Organic red grapefruit, $1.49

LF: Lemons or limes, 2 for $1

LF: Russet potatoes, .88/lb

LF: Sweet potatoes, NC grown, .99/lb

LF: Kale greens, $1.19 per bunch

LF: Danjou pears, $1.49/lb – 20% off SavingStar cash back offer

LF: Roma tomatoes, $1.78/lb

LF: Fresh Express Spinach, 8 oz, $1.98

LF: Strawberries and blackberries, BOGO for $2.50

LF: Minneola tangelos, 3 lb or navel oranges, 4 lb, $2.99

Publix: Navel oranges from California, .99/lb

Publix: Hass avocados, $1 each

Publix: Bartlett pears, $1.49/lb - .25/1 Checkout51 Cash Back offer starting Thursday, 3/19

Publix: Grape tomatoes, 1 pint, 2 for $3

Publix: Strawberries, from Florida, 1 lb, $1.66 – good deal

Publix: Green beans, zucchini, yellow squash, $1.69/lb

Publix: Red or White seedless grapes, $1.99/lb

Publix: Fresh Express salads, select, BOGO for $2 each

Publix: Cantaloupe, $2.50

Publix: Red potatoes, from Florida, 5 lb bag, $3.49

Publix: Wonderful Halos Mandarin oranges, 5 lb box, $4.99

Target: Red potatoes, 3 lb bag, $2.79

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