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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted April 23, 2015

Just the Basics

Here's your weekly list of the best basic grocery deals including bread, produce, milk, meat, eggs and more.

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through April 25, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through April 26, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through April 28, 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

FL: Food Lion sandwich bread, 20 oz, .97

FL: Sara Lee butter bread, 20 oz, $1.99 - .55/1 coupon from 3/1 SS = $1.44

HT: Ortega taco shells, various, $1.50 - .50/2 coupon from 4/12 SS = $1 each

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

Kroger: Old El Paso taco shells or tortillas, select, $1.25 - .60/3 coupon from 4/19 SS

LF: Arnold bread, select, 24 oz, BOGO for $2.15 each - .50/1 coupon from 1/18 SS = $1.15

Publix: Arnold sandwich thins, select, BOGO for $2 - .50/1 coupon from 1/18 SS = $1.50

WM: French or Italian bread, 14.8 oz, $1.00

DAIRY & FROZEN

HT: YoCrunch yogurt, single cups, 6 oz, .50 - $1/4 coupon from 4/12 SS = .25 each

HT: Dannon Light & Fit yogurt, single cup, .90 - $1/4 coupon from 3/22 SS = .65 each

HT: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, 15 oz tub, $2.00 - .55/1 printable coupon from their website = .90

HT: Harris Teeter Ready Quick Steamable Blends, 12 oz., BOGO for $1.00 each

Kroger: Sargento shredded cheese, select 5 – 8 oz, $2.99 - $1 promo discount when you buy 4 AND .50/1 printable coupon = $1.44

Kroger: Kraft shredded cheese, select 5 – 8 oz, $2.99 - $1 promo discount when you buy 4 AND $1/2 coupon from 3/29 SS = $1.49 each – very good deal

LF: Silk soy yogurt, 5.3 oz, $1.25 - .75/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

LF: Cedar’s hummus, 8 oz, $1.99

LF: Pictsweet Deluxe veggies, 12 oz, select, BOGO for $1.15 each

Publix: Sabra hummus, 10 oz, $2.50 - $1 coupon from 4/19 SS = $1.50

Publix: Boca veggie burgers, BOGO for $1.84 each - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link = .84 – great price!

Publix: Bird’s Eye frozen veggies, select, 7.5 – 25.9 oz., BOGO

DRINKS

CVS: Just the Basics water bottles, 24 count, $2.44

FL: Old Orchard 100% or Healthy Balance juice, $2 - $1/2 or .50/1 coupon from oldorchard.com = $1.50 each

FL: Food Lion apple juice, 64 oz, $1.79

HT: E-Vic Deal: Starbucks coffee k-cups, 10 count or 12 oz, $5.97

Coupon: $2/1 printable coupon good on any bag or k-cups

HT: Tetley tea, family size, 24 count, BOGO for $1.29 each - .50/1 coupon available to print recently (no longer) = .29

Milk:

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

Kroger: Kroger milk, 1 gallon, $1.99 – super price!

LF: Better Valu milk, 1 gallon, $2.99

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99, limit 2

EGGS

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

HT: Eggland’s Best eggs, 18 count, 3 for $9 - .35/1 coupon from 2/1 SS - $2.30 each with 3 coupons (same as paying $1.53 per dozen) – must buy 3 at same time

WG: Nice Eggs, one dozen large, $1.29


MEAT

Carlie C’s:

Split fryer breast, family pack, $1.38/lb

Dressed croakers, $2.48/lb

Carlie C’s meatloaf, $3.28/lb

Boneless shoulder roast, beef, $3.68

Boneless beef top blade roast, $3.88/lb

Shoulder steak, boneless beef, family pack, $3.88/lb

Top Blade Steak or stew beef, boneless beef, family pack, $4.08/lb

Flakin-style short ribs, beef, family pack, $4.18/lb

John Morell meat franks, 12 oz, .89

Valleydale old fashion hot dog, 12 oz., .99

John Morrell smoked sausage, 7 oz, $1.00

John Morrell sausage, 12 oz, $1.29

Butterball ground turkey, 1 lb, 85% lean, $2.39

Food Lion:

Chicken drumsticks or thighs, value pack, .99/lb

St. Louis pork ribs, $1.99/lb

Ground turkey, 20 oz, $2.99

Fresh ground chuck, value pack, $3.49

Top Round London Broil, $4.99/lb

Pork tenderloins, $4.99/lb

Food Lion shell-on raw shrimp, 16 oz, $7.49

Food Lion Swai, 40 oz, $9.99

Bar-S jumbo franks, 16 oz, $1.00

Oscar Mayer meat franks, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.74 each

Gwaltney sliced bacon, 16 oz., $2.99

Harris Teeter:

Chicken breast, boneless, $1.99/lb every day at the meat counter

HT half spiral brown sugar or honey ham, $1.99/lb

Pork chops, bone-in value pack, BOGO for $2.49/lb

Ground beef, 93% lean, $4.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, $4.99/lb

EZ peel shrimp, $6.99/lb

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 14 oz., $2.50 - $1.50/1 coupon from 3/22 SS = $1.00

Oscar Mayer turkey or meat franks, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.77 each

Land O Frost premium lunch meat, 16 oz, $3.99 - .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = $2.49

Smithfield bacon, 16 oz, BOGO for $3.09 each - $1/2 coupon from 3/29 SS

Oscar Mayer lean beef franks, 14 oz, BOGO for $2.69 each

Oscar Mayer Selects Angus Beef franks, 15 oz, BOGO for $3.24 each

Perdue Simply Smart Chicken, 20 – 24 oz, $4.99 - $1 coupon from 2/15 RP = $3.99

Kroger:

Tyson chicken wings, $1.99/lb

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Chuck roast, boneless, $3.49/lb

Center cut pork chops, bone-in, value pack, $3.49/lb

Ground beef, 93% lean, 16 oz, $4.99

Kroger boneless chicken breasts, frozen, 3 lb bag, $6.99

Snow crab clusters, 4 – 8 oz, $6.99/lb

Kroger breaded shrimp, 9 – 20 oz, BOGO

Perdue boneless chicken breasts, or tenders, 50% off

Oscar Mayer bologna 12 oz, .99

Hillshire farm smoked sausage, 13 – 14.5 oz, $2.99 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently

Lowes Foods:

Perdue chicken drumsticks, family pack, .99/lb

Sanderson Farms boneless chicken breast, family pack, $1.99

Center cut pork chops, family pack, $3.25/lb

Gwaltney hot dogs, 12 oz, $1.25

Land O Frost premium lunch meat, 16 oz, $3.98 - .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = $2.48

Hormel pork sausage, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.50 each

Sea Cuisine seafood, select, 10 oz, BOGO for $4 - $1 coupon from Smartsource.com = $3.00

The Philly Steak All Beef Sandwich Steaks, 21 oz, BOGO for $5.50 each

Butterball turkey burgers, 32 oz, $6.98 - $1 coupon from Butterball.com = $5.98

Publix:

Jennie-O ground turkey, 93% lean, 20 oz package, $3.99

Pork loin back ribs, $3.99/lb

Sirloin tip roast, $5.49/lb

Tilapia fillets, $6.99/lb

State Fair corn dogs, 13.3 – 16 oz, BOGO for $1.69 each

Celentano Italian style meatballs, 12 oz, BOGO

Oscar Mayer beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, BOGO for $2.89 each

WG: Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz., $1.29 - .75/1 coupon from Butterball.com = .54

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: Applesauce cups, 24 oz, $1.49

CVS: Kellogg’s cereal, select, 3 for $6

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons section

CVS: General Mills cereals, select, Fiber One bars, Nature Valley bars, Chex Oatmeal select

Sale: $1.99

Coupons: .75/1 cereal coupons for Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Chex and Cheerios on Pillsbury.com, $1/3 coupon from 3/22 SS, $1/2 coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link above, .50/1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Honey Nut Cheerios coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link above, .50/2 coupon for Nature Valley or Fiber One bars from 3/29 SS

Total after .75/1 coupon = $1.24

HT: Mahatma brown rice, 14 oz, $1.00 - .75/2 or .50/1 coupons from 1/25 RP = FREE!

HT: Mahatma rice mix, 5 oz, .75 - .75/2 or .50/1 coupons from 1/25 RP = FREE!

HT: Ortega refried beans, 16 oz, $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 4/12 SS = .50 each

HT: Uncle Ben’s rice, 6 oz box, $1.00 - $1/4 coupon from 3/29 RP = .67 each

HT: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz., $2.00 - .55/1 printable coupon = .90

Kroger: Kellogg’s cereal, select, 17 – 24.8 oz, $3.49 - $1 discount on each when you buy 4 = $2.49

Coupons: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1/3 coupon from 4/12 RP, $1/2 Rice Krispies coupon from 3/22 RP. .50/1 Frosted Flakes and other Kellogg’s cereal coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Total after $1/1 coupon and discount = $1.49

Kroger: Quaker Cap’n Crunch or Life cereal, select, $2.49 - $1 discount on each when you buy 4 = $1.49

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 15 – 16 oz, $1.79

Publix: Ronzoni pasta assorted (including Garden Delight), BOGO for .79 each - $1/2 printable coupon = .29 each

WG: Kellogg’s cereal, select, 2 for $5 (or $2.99 each)

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons section

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Cucumbers, .39 each – great price

Baby carrots, 1 lb bag, .69 – great price

Mushrooms, 8 oz, .79 – great price

Grape tomatoes, 10 oz, .99 – very good price

Baby lettuce, 14 oz, $1.69

Multi-colored peppers, 20 oz, $1.99 – very good price

Organic spring mix, baby kale , baby arugula or baby spinach, 5 oz, $2.49 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Carlie C’s :

Green cabbage, .39/lb

Red Delicious apples, .89/lb – good price

Fresh Express premium romaine, 9 oz, $1.89 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

All purpose russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.99

Food Lion:

Lemons, large, .69 each

Red Vine Cluster tomatoes, $1.29/lb – good deal

Baby carrots, 1 lb, $1.29

Zucchini or yellow Squash, $1.49/lb

Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.49

Broccoli bunch, $1.99 each

Cantaloupe, $2.00 each

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.00

Fresh express or Dole salad mix, 9 – 12 oz, $2.00 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Romaine hearts, 3 count, $2.49

Harris Teeter:

Sweet Corn, 2 for $1.00

Lemons, large, .60 each

Collard Greens, large bunch, .99 each

Mangos, large, $1.00

Harris Teeter French bread from the bakery, BOGO for $1.09 each

Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.25 – great price

Green bell peppers, 2 pack, $1.27

Yellow or Zucchini squash, $1.49/lb

Grape tomatoes, pint, $1.50

Fresh Express Cole Slaw, 14 oz., 2 for $3

Organic baby carrots, 16 oz, $1.50

Celery, extra large, $1.59

Hass avocados, 2 count bag, $1.67

Organic pears, $1.99/lb

Seedless navel oranges, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Fresh Express Italian salad, 9 oz, $1.99 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Kroger:

Sweet corn, .33 each

Green beans, .99/lb – good deal

Broccoli crowns, .99/lb – good deal

Anjou or red pears, .99/lb – good deal

Yellow or zucchini squash, .99/lb

Romaine, red or green leaf lettuce, .99 each

Hot House slicer tomatoes, .99/lb

Organic avocados, .99 ach

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.88 ($1.25 at Harris Teeter this week)

Del Monte cantaloupe, $1.88 each – good price

Fresh Selections, or Dole Garden Plus salads, 9 – 12 oz, $1.99 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Blueberries, raspberries or blackberries, 6 oz, $2.50 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer for the raspberries

Simple Truth organic romaine hearts, 3 count, $2.99

Jumbo russet potatoes, 8 oz bag, $3.99

Lowes Foods:

White or yellow sweet corn, 2 for $1

Vidalia onions, .78/lb

Russet baking potatoes, .88/lb

Cucumber, .89 each

Red Delicious apples, .98/lb

Broccoli crowns, $1.48/lb

Beefsteak tomatoes, hot house, $1.48/lb

Roma tomatoes, $1.68/lb

Fresh Express romaine, $1.88

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $2.00

Fresh Express Spinach, 8 oz, $2.50

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Publix:

Sweet corn from Florida, .33 each – good deal

Navel oranges, $1.29/lb

Bartlett pears, $1.29/lb

White mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.50 (.79 at Aldi this week)

Yellow or Zucchini squash, $1.49/lb (.99/lb at Kroger this week)

Red Delicious apples, Washington-State grown, 5 lb bag, $1.99 – great price!

Red seedless grapes, $1.99/lb - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Fresh Express salads, select 5 – 11 oz, BOGO for $2.00 each - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Organicgirl salad, 3.5 – 5 oz package, BOGO for $2.15 each - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Cantaloupe, $2.50 each

Red raspberries or blueberries, 6 oz, $2.50 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer for raspberries

Russet or red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49

Walmart:

Cantaloupe, $1.98 each

Blackberries, 12 oz, $3.74

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