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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted April 30, 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 May 2, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through May 3, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through May 5, 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

CC: Bolillos rolls, 8 count, $1.99

DG: Clover Valley white bread, 20 oz, $1.25

FL: Thomas’ mini or thin bagels, 13 – 18 oz, BOGO - $1/2 printable coupon

FL: Arnold Sandwich Thins, 12 oz, BOGO for $2 each - .50 coupon from 1/18 SS = $1.50

HT: Harris Teeter English muffins, 6 count, BOGO for $1.49 each

HT: Mission soft tacos, 17.5 oz., $1.99 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = .89

HT: Harris Teeter Old Fashioned Bread, .97

HT: Old El Paso taco shells, select $1.25

Coupon: .60/3 coupon from 4/19 SS

SavingStar: $1/3 SavingStar.com cash back offer

HT: Thomas’ bagel thins, 4 – 8 count, BOGO - $1/2 printable coupon

Kroger: Mission flour tortillas, 10 count, $1 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = .45 – great deal

Kroger bread, select 20 oz, $1.00

Kroger buns, 8 count, $1.00

LF: Thomas’ bagels or English Muffins, BOGO for $2.15 to $2.25 each - $1/2 printable coupon

Publix: Mission tortillas, 10 count, BOGO for $1.37 each - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

Publix: Arnold bread, select, BOGO for $1.75 each - .50/1 coupon from 1/18 SS = $1.25

Publix: Thomas’ bagels, select, BOGO for $2.25 each - $1/2 printable coupon

DAIRY & FROZEN

CC: Kraft shredded cheese, 7 to 8 oz, $1.98 - $1/2 coupon from 4/26 and 3/29 SS = $1.48 each – good deal

FL: Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $2 - $1 printable coupon = $1.00

HT: YoCrunch yogurt, single cups, 6 oz, .79 - $1/4 coupon from 4/12 SS = .54 each

HT: Chobani yogurt, 5.3 oz, $1.00 - $1/3 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently = .67 each

HT: Dannon Light & Fit, 4-pack, select, $1.99 - .50/1 coupon from 3/22 SS = .99

HT: Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $1.99 - $1 printable coupon = .99

HT: Harris Teeter shredded cheese, 6 – 8 oz, Buy 2 Get3 Free

Regular price is $2.89

Sale price = $1.15 each when you buy 5 – great deal!

Limit 10

HT: Sorrento string cheese, 9 – 12 oz, BOGO for $2.49 each - $1 coupon from 1/11 SS = $1.49

HT: Heluva Good Cheese, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.79 each

HT: Bird’s Eye veggies, 12 oz, select, $1.00

HT: Pictsweet frozen veggies, 24 – 28 oz, select, BOGO for $1.84 each

Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, .99 – very good deal

Kroger cream cheese, 8 oz bar, .99 – good deal

Kroger cheese, 8 oz or slices, 6 oz, select, $1.77

Kroger or Bird’s Eye frozen vegetables, 10 – 16 oz select, $1.00

LF: Yoplait Greek 100 yogurt, 5.3 oz, $1 - $1/2 coupon from 3/29 SS = .50 each

LF: Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $2 - $1 printable coupon = $1.00

Publix: Breakstone’s sour cream, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.15 each

Publix: Green Giant frozen boxed veggies, 7 – 10 oz, BOGO For .82 each

WM: Yoplait Greek 100 or Greek 100 Whips, 4 – 5.3 oz., $1.00 - $1/2 coupon from 3/29 SS or $1/5 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = .50 each after $1/2 coupon

DRINKS

FL: Minute Maid juice drinks, 59 oz, $1.25

FL: Folgers Classic Roast ground coffee, 10.3 – 11.3 oz, can or brick, select, $2.99 - .49 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = $2.50

LF: Old Orchard juice cocktail, and Healthy Balance juice, 64 oz, BOGO for $1.20 to $1.35 each

Coupon: .50 and $1/2 coupons from Oldorchard.com

Milk:

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

LF: Better Valu milk, 1 gallon, $2.99

EGGS

Aldi: Eggs, 1 dozen large, $1.49

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


MEAT

Carlie C’s:

Fresh fryer leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .58/lb. ($5.80 per bag)

Whole smoked picnics, $1.28/lb

Catfish nuggets, $2.18/lb

Pork spare ribs, family pack, $2.48/lb

Carlie C’s country sausage, $3.28/lb

Beef chuck roast, bone-in, $3.48/lb

Chuck steak, bone-in, $3.58/lb

Pork riblets, frozen, 10 lb box, $13.95

Gwaltney meat franks, 12 oz, $1.09

Eckrich jumbo hot dogs, 16 oz, $1.29

Gwaltney Great bologna or Great dogs, 16 oz, $1.39

Carolina Bright Leaf franks, 1 lb, $2.89

Food Lion:

Pork Boston Butt, $1.29/lb

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

Smithfield shank portion ham, $1.49/lb

Boneless chicken breast, value pack, $1.99/lb – good price

Boneless chicken thighs, value pack, $1.99/lb

Ground beef patties, 73% lean, value pack, $3.69/lb

Festive Ground turkey, 80/20, 2 lb package, $3.99

Chuck eye or Denver steak, $4.99/lb

Quality Trout or Whiting fillets, 24 oz, $4.99

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, $5.99 – good price

Fodo Lion cod fillets, $4.99/lb

Butterball turkey sausage, 13 – 14 oz, $2.99 - .75/1 coupon from Butterball.com = $2.24

Ball Park hot dogs, beef, select, $3.49 - .55/1 coupon from 4/12 RP = $2.94

Food Lion bacon, 16 oz, $2.99

Land O Frost Premium lunch meat, 16 oz, $3.99

Harris Teeter:

Smithfield Whole Boston Butt pork roast, $1.97/lb

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

Harris Teeter boneless chicken breast or breast tenderloin, small pack, BOGO for $2.49/lb

Whole pork tenderloin, BOGO for $3.14/lb

Boneless skirt steak for fajitas, $6.99/lb

EZ Peel shrimp, 2 lbs, BOGO

Harris Teeter bacon, 12 – 16 oz, select, BOGO for $1.73 each

Perdue Short Cuts chicken, 9 oz, BOGO for $2.37 each

Harris Teeter ground chuck, 80% lean, $2.99/lb, limit 4

Nathan’s beef franks, 8 count, BOGO for $2.99 each

Philadelphia Steaks for sandwiches, 21 oz, BOGO for $4.99

Kroger:

Tyson fresh chicken drumsticks, or thighs, .99/lb

Pork chops, assorted, $1.88/lb

Pork shoulder roast, bone-in, $1.99/lb

Heritage Farm boneless chicken breasts, or thighs, $1.99/lb – good price

Pork Back ribs, $2.99/lb

Pork chops, center cut, value pack, $3.49/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, 3 lb roll, $3.99/lb

London Broil, $4.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, wild caught, $5.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, $5.99/lb

Ribeye steak, $6.99/lb

Strip steaks, bone-in, or Flat Iron Steak, $6.99/lb

Extra large white shrimp, raw, 2 lb bag, $7.99/lb

Ball Park franks, 15 oz, select, $2 - .55/1 coupon from 4/12 RP = $1.45

Lowes Foods:

Sanderson Farms whole fryers, .99/lb – good price

Assorted pork chops, bone-in, 9 count, $2.99/lb

Baby back pork ribs, BOGO for $3.00/lb

Mahi Mahi fillets, $5.99

Argentine pink shrimp, raw, BOGO for $8.50/lb

Oscar Mayer lunch meat, chopped, 16 oz, BOGO for $2.20 to $2.25 each

Land O Frost Simply Delicious lunch meat, 13 oz, $3.98 - .75/1 coupon from 4/26 SS

Gwaltney sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.98

Steak-Umms, 9 oz, BOGO for $3

Publix:

Pork loin rib chops, center cut, $3.49/lb

St. Louis style pork spareribs, $3.99/lb

Swai fillets, 24 oz package, BOGO for $4.00

Perdue chicken breast nuggets, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.20 each

Armour meatballs, select, 14 oz, BOGO for $2.50

WG: Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz., 2 for $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from Butterball.com

Walmart:

Pork spare ribs, $1.97

Rotisserie chicken, from deli, 29 oz, $4.98

Shrimp, frozen, medium, peeled, tail on, rax, 12 oz, $5.98

Ground beef patties, 85% angus beef, 4 lbs, $17.92

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

CC: IGA long grain rice, 5 lb, $2.25

CVS: General Mills cereal, select including Honey Nut Cheerios, 10.6 – 14.1 oz

Sale: 3 for $9

Extrabucks: $3 reward when you buy 3

Coupons: .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios coupon and Cinnamon Toast Crunch coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently,

Savingstar: .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios and .50/1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch SavingStar.com cash back offers

CVS: Kellogg’s Frosted Mini Wheats, Corn Pops Cereal, select, $2.50 - $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = $1.50

CVS: Jif peanut butter, $2.00

DG: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz., .85 – good price

DG: General Mills cereal including Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Reese’s Puffs, Trix, Lucky Charms, Golden Grahams, Cocoa Puffs, select

Sale: 3 for $6 (must buy 3 for sale prie)

Coupons: .75/1 Lucky Charms coupon from Pillsbury.com recently, $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link, $1/3 coupon from 3/22 SS, .50/1 Honey Nut Cheeerios and Cinnamon Toast Crunch coupon from Smart Shopper Coupons link, $1/3 GD digital coupon

DG: Skippy peanut butter, 16.3 oz, $2.00

FL: Luck’s beans, select, 14.5 – 15 oz, .79

FL: Starkist chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .79

FL: Old El Paso refried beans, $1.25 - .25 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk or .60/3 coupon from 4/19 SS

SavingStar: $1/3 SavingStar.com cash back offer

FL: Peter Pan peanut butter, 13 – 16.3 oz, 2 for $4 - $1/2 discount when you buy 2 = 2 for $3 – very good price

FL: Ritz crackers, select, BOGO for $2.30 each - .75/2 coupon from 4/12 SS = $1.92 each

HT: Peter Pan peanut butter, 16.3 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each – very good deal

HT: Harris Teeter peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.37

Kroger: Special K cereal, select, $1.99 - $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .99

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

Kroger: Starkist chunk light tuna, 5 oz can, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 28 oz, $2.99

LF: Old El Paso refried beans, $1.25 - .60/3 coupon from 4/19 SS or $1/3 coupon from Pillsbury.com

SavingStar: $1/3 SavingStar.com cash back offer

LF: General Mills cereal, select including Honey Nut Cheerios or Toast Crunch, Cheerios and more

Sale: 5 for $9 (when you buy 5 at the same time) or $2.50 each

Coupons: .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios coupon and Cinnamon Toast Crunch coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

Savingstar: .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios and .50/1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch SavingStar.com cash back offers

Publix: Barilla pasta, 12 – 16 oz select, BOGO for .72 each - .55/2 coupon from 3/22 RP = .45 each

Publix: Special K cereal, select, BOGO for $1.61 each - $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .61 – great deal for Special K

Publix: Ritz crackers, select, BOGO for $1.89 each - .75/2 coupon from 4/12 SS or $1/2 coupon from Smartsource.com recently

WG: General Mills cereal, select, $1.99

Coupons: .75/1 Lucky Charms coupon from Pillsbury.com recently, $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link, $1/3 coupon from 3/22 SS, .50/1 Honey Nut Cheeerios and Cinnamon Toast Crunch coupon from Smart Shopper Coupons link

Savingstar: .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios and .50/1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch SavingStar.com cash back offers

WM: Ragu pasta sauce, 24 oz, $1.68 - $1.00/1 ibotta cash back offer = .68 – great deal

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Mangoes, .59 each – great deal!

Avocados, .69 each – great deal!

Red onions, 2 lb bag, .99 – very good price

Roma tomatoes, 20 oz bag, .99

Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

Mini Sweet peppers, 16 oz, $1.69

Carlie C’s :

Cucumbers, .59 each

Fresh Express garden or shredded lettuce, select, $1.49

Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.79

Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.79

All purpose white potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.39

Eastern red apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Food Lion:

Garlic, 2 for $1 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Limes, 2 for $1

Red delicious apples, .89/lb - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

White onions, .89/lb

Mango, .99 each

Hass avocados, .99 each

Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb

Bellafina sweet baby bell peppers, 3 pack, $1.29

Jalepeno peppers, $1.29/lb

Fresh Express or Dole shredded lettuce, 8 oz, $1.29

Seedless red grapes, $1.49/lb

Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.99

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Gala apples, 3 lb bag, $3.29 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Harris Teeter:

Sweet white corn, 2 for $1

Cucumbers, .59 each

Sweet Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Iceberg lettuce, .99

Extra Large Hass avocados, $1.25 each

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

Harris Teeter shredded lettuce, 10 oz, $1.50

Hass avocados, 2 count, bag, $1.67

Hot House tomatoes, $1.69/lb

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each – good price

Mini sweet peppers, 1 lb, $1.99

Blackberries, 6 oz, BOGO for $1.99

Earthbound Farm organic spring salad or spinach salad, 5 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Farmer’s Market garden salad, 2 lb bag, $2.47

Mushrooms, 16 oz, $2.47 (every day price)

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.99

Kroger:

Sweet corn, .33 each

Red tomatoes on the vine, Virginia grown, .88/lb – great price

English cucumbers, .88 each

Broccoli crowns, .99/lb – good price

Yellow or Zucchini squash, .99/lb – good price

Green beans, .99/lb – good price

Romaine, red or green leaf lettuce, .99 each

Organic avocados, .99 each

Sweet onions, .99/lb

Organic Bartlett pears, $1.49/lb

Organic mini carrots, 16 oz, $1.50

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.50 – great price!

Asparagus, $1.99 each – good price

Organic grape tomatoes, 10 oz, $2.50

Russet potatoes, 8 lb bag, $3.99

Lowes Foods:

Lemons or limes, 2 for $1

Sweet Vidalia onions, .78/lb

Red potatoes, .99/lb

Fresh cilantro, .99 each

Fresh Express iceberg garden, select, BOGO for $1.00

Hass avocados, $1.25 each

Beefsteak tomatoes, $1.48/lb

Roma tomatoes, $1.49/lb

Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, $1.79

Fresh Express salads, select, $2

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $2.00

Publix:

Florida sweet corn, 6 for $2

Navel oranges, .99/lb

Cilantro, .99/bunch

Hass avocados, $1.00

Mango, $1 each

Sweet onions, $1.29/lb

Zucchini or yellow squash, $1.49/lb

Green beans, $1.50/lb

Red Delicious apples, 5 lb bag, $1.99 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer - great price!

Tasti-Lee Florida tomatoes, $1.99/lb

Cantaloupe or honeydew melon, $2.50

Publix salad blend, 5 – 12 oz bag, $2.50

Russet or red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Walmart:

Sweet corn, .38 each

Vidalia sweet onions, 3 lbs, $2.94

Strawberries, 32 oz, $3.74

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