Repeat after me, "I will buy fresh fruit and veggies this week because they are healthy, delicious and on sale." Here's why: From berries and cherries to artichokes and avocado, fresh produce is everywhere and at a decent price.
Safeway has BOGO berries (which works out to 2/$5 - not the greatest bargain), cherries for $2.99lb and cantaloupe for 88-cents each. Jumbo artichokes are $1 each and fresh zucchini is 99-cents a pound.
Safeway is also introducing "combo deals," which consist of items that go together. Chips and soda for $1.99; tuna and white bread for $1.99; bacon and eggs for $2.99 and apple juice and cookies for $2.99. Finally, there's strawberries and Angel food cake for $3.99.
Other specials include whole Foster Farms chicken for 79-cents a pound; cooked shrimpmeat for $2.88lb and London broil for $1.79lb. If you aren't into cooking the whole chicken, the Friday only $5 special is ... ta da... Signature Cafe whole roasted chicken.
Safeway also has all the fixins' for tacos with corn tortillas at $1.89; shredded cheese for $1.99; shredded lettuce for $1 and Rosarita refries for $1 per can.
It's the perfect temperature for Dreyer's Fruit Bars and they're on sale for $3.50 a box; Safeway ice cream is BOGO and Lucerne yogurt is 50-cents each.
Raley's has the best price on cherries at $2.87 a pound; avocado for $1 each and a 3lb. bag of apples for $2.50.
London broil is $1.97lb; Jeannie-O ground turkey or Italian sausages are 2/$7 and 90% lean ground beef is $3.99lb.
A case of Crystal Geyser spring water is $3.50; graduation cakes are half-price; and fresh-fruit tarts are $14.99.
Buy 4 boxes of Kellog's cereals and pay $1.25 for each one or take a look at Raley's 99-cent sale. The list includes family favorite Michelina's budget gourmet meals; Hunt's diced tomatoes; S&W beans; Blue Ribbon rice; Pillsbury cake mix; Sunnyside Farms lemonade; and Kleenex tissues.
Save Mart has a great coupon thing going this week. Spend $10 and get Iceberg lettuce for 49-cents; Knudsen sour cream for 99-cents; ramen for 10-cents; Pepsi for 79-cents and Bar S lunchmeat for $1.99. Avocado is only 69-cents; artichokes are 99-cents and Arizona iced tea is $1 a jug. (Just had to keep that A thing going.) Sunnyside Farms chicken breasts in the max pax are $1.99lb. If you prefer already seasoned chicken, check out Foster Farms savory servings for $3.99lb. Tyson game hens are 99-cents a pound.
In produce, cheries are $2.99lb; berries are 2/$5 and a jumbo cantaloupe is $2. Leaf lettuce is 79-cents; Roma tomatoes are 99-cents a pound and yellow onions are 39-cents a pound.
Come back tomorrow for 5 ways to cook those whole chickens and lots of other tasty recipes.