The "Year of the Coupon" continues at Raley's this week. And if you are trying to live a healthier lifestyle, berries are ripe and on sale this week. Here are the highlights:
RALEY'S: We'll start with the coupons for bath tissue ($5.49 for 12 double rolls); Kleenex (89-cents a box) and Suave shampoo or contitioner for 88-cents. In the food aisle, there's a family pack of dinner rolls for 99-cents; BOGO on Kern's nectar and a meal deal on Tri Tip (buy the beef and get mashed potatoes and gravy free).
Raley's also has a Kellogg's sale. Buy 4 boxes of cereal and save $6 (final price per box is $1.50). Eggo waffles ($1.99) and syrup ($2.49) are also on sale. Boneless beef chuck roast is $1.98lb and Raley's has a BBQ beef recipe,too. Fresh Express salads in the bag are 2/$4 and Cameo apples are 99-cents a pound. Raley's makes a pretty tasty pico de gallo and it's on sale for $2.49/7 oz size. Stores are gearing up for the biggest snack day of the year - Super Bowl Sunday. There's everything from salsa ($2 a jar); to chips ($2 a bag); to a 24-pack of Aquafina water ($3.99); to green chilis (89-cents a can).
Large eggs are $2 a dozen; Sunnyside cottage cheese is $1.99 and sourdough rounds in the bakery are 99-cents each.
SAVE MART has the berries for 99-cents for a 6oz. container and Fuji apples for 89-cents a pound. Bohemian Hearth bread is $1.99 a loaf; Campbell's chicken noodle or tomato soups are 49-cents a can. Foster Farms chicken breasts are $1.49lb and Sunny Select drinking water is $3.34 a case. Sunnyside farms large eggs are $3 for the 18-count container; shredded cheese is $1.99 a package; Kashi dinners or pocket bread is BOGO. Eggo Waffles are $2.79 a carton.
In produce, there's tomatoes for $1.49lb; avocado for $1 each; Romaine hearts for $1.99 a bag and apples are 99-cents a pound.
Over at SAFEWAY, they are having a 48-hour "Game Day Sale." (Conference Championships Sale just doesn't have a good ring to it). Either way, on Saturday and Sunday you can stock up on Tyson Hot & Spicy cooked chicken wings for $2.99; avocado for 88-cents each or DiGiorno pizza for $3.99.
The berries at Safeway are 2/$3; apples are $1.50 a pound; Navel oranges are $3.99 for a 10-pound bag and whole or sliced white mushrooms are $1 a pound. You can put those mushrooms to good use on Rancher's Reserve London broil ($2.29 a pound) or boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thighs or combo pack ($1.99lb); or boneless pork loin ($1.99 lb).
If you do Ragu, it's buy 2 get 3 free and Barilla pasta is $1 a package. Safeway Italian sausages are $3 a pack; and 93% lean ground beef is $3.99lb. A bakery baguette is $1.79. Foster Farms ground turkey breast is BOGO and Jeannie-O Turkey Italian sausage is BOGO, too.
Post cereals are $1.88 a box; Pillsbury cake mix is $1 a box and pineapple is $1 a can.
In the beverage category, a case of Refreshe water is $3.77; 6-packs of Coke in the bottle are $2; Lucerne Milk is 2 gallons for $4.59 and Florida's Natural OJ is BOGO.
The Friday special is a good one - a pound of sliced Primo Taglio pan roasted turkey for $5.
Vic's in Folsom has jumped on the berry bandwagon with blueberries and blackberries for $1.50 per container. Kellogg's cornflakes are $1.66 per box and Crystal orange juice is $4.99 for a gallon jug. Navel oranges are 59-cents a pound; artichokes are 99-cents each and Iceberg lettuce is 99-cents a head. Progresso soups are 3/$5 and Pillsbury rolls are 3/$6.
FOODS CO. has a Mix'n'Match 10 for $10 sale. Items for $1 include Creamette pasta; Kroger oats; Van de Kamp's bread; paper towels; Colgate toothpaste and Suave deodorant.
Other good buys at Foods Co. include fresh oranges for 37-cents a pound; fresh broccoli for 98-cents each; chicken breasts for 98-cents a pound and Mission corn tortillas for $1.98.
Come back tomorrow for some tasty recipes.