Coconut Milk Sale

I’ve been waiting for this organic coconut milk sale at Save on Foods.  Last night I picked up a few cans to keep me stocked up until the sale comes around again.

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$2.49 regular price or 2/$4 sale price.

Right now, buying organic coconut milk is CHEAPER than buying non-organic.  Even without the sale, organic and non-organic coconut milk are the SAME price at Save on Foods.  It’s a no brainer which to buy.

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$2.49 regular price

Sale is good until closing Thursday night.

7 Yummy Things We Are Enjoying This Summer

1. Happy Planet Raspberry Lemonade

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I knew I was pregnant with Charles (baby #3) when I first tried this product last year.  All I had to do was take a sip and I knew that something so simple should not take like the angels in Heaven made it.  Seriously folks, this was my first trimester go-to for my nausea and I still love it.  It goes on sale at Save-on-Foods for $3.99.  Send Happy Planet an email praising their products and hopefully they will send you a $1 coupon or free product coupon (FPC) and you can use it on the Raspberry Lemonade.  Maybe you’ll luck out and get it on sale, with a coupon AND during 15% off Tuesday!

2. Quinoa Chips

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Usually when I try new products I like to wait until they are on sale, clearance or on 15% off Tuesday.  These chips came in an itty-bitty bag and cost $4.99 (on sale).  OUCH!  That was not a frugal buy at all, BUT I like to try new things so bought it on 15% off Tuesday.  The kids and I had this as a treat and thoroughly enjoyed these GMO-free treats.

3. Red Lentil Pasta

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Found at Costco.

This was another non-frugal buy, but I decided to try it anyways.  My son is ridiculously picky and I struggle to find a healthy variety of foods to feed him.  To make this $9.99 box of “pasta” stretch, I’ve combined it with eggs, veggies, and free-from chicken.  Because it contains 21g of protein per serving, my kids filled their bellies with a small portion.  I’m guessing that we can stretch this into quite a few meals.  Best part is that there is only ONE ingredient listed in this product: red lentils.

4. Chia Squeeze

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Found at Costco.

I try to spend $1 per 100g/1L/unit in organic food and this was slightly more than that.  Right now I’m feeling quite limited with my dairy-free diet (Charles has a sensitivity to the dairy proteins he receives through my breast milk) so I like finding something quick, easy and “to-go”.  These organic treats have the consistency of tapioca pudding and tastes best when chilled.

5. Coconut Milk “Ice Cream”

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This is MINE!  I love ice cream and find that I cannot go through summer without it.  This delicious coconut milk “ice cream” is actually on sale at Planet Organic for $4.99 until August 14.

6. San Pellegrino

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This sale is over, but watch for it as this is the BEST price for this product.

A delicious alternative to main stream pop.  I’m thrilled that my husband likes these and has started mixing his rum with them instead of with his usual Coke!

7. Organic Flavoured Milk Kefir

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3 x 454ml for $9.99.  Found at Costco.

Milk kefir is not something I EVER thought my kids (especially picky eater Ben) would enjoy: but they do!  This organic milk kefir from Liberte is awesome and I believe the price is great too!  This fermented, probiotic milk is great for gut health and WAY cheaper than buying probiotic pills or drops.  This package comes with raspberry, strawberry and plain.  My kids do NOT like the plain, so I’ve mixed it with honey or fruit and well, my daughter will eat it!

These are just a few things we are enjoying this summer!

 

STOP! Do NOT Buy This Product!

Well, at least don’t buy it until Tuesday June 3rd!  That’s when Save-on-Foods has their customer appreciation day and you can get 15% off your entire purchase when you spend $50* or more.

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The product I’m telling you to wait on is Adams Peanut Butter.  This 100% natural and sugar-free peanut butter is excellent and I wait until it goes on sale during the week of 15% off Tuesday before I stock up: can’t get much better than $2.97 per 500g jar.  Unless you have a coupon too!

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*Coupons are considered a form of payment here so just make sure you buy $50 worth before coupons.

Frugal Friday Finds! Vol. 3.

There are some pretty decent deals out there!  Don’t bother looking through the following flyers, because I did it for you.  Here’s what I found so far this week:

Safeway
If you’re shopping at this store, don’t forget to bring your rewards card and Air Miles!

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Save-on-Foods
If you’re shopping at this store, don’t forget to bring your rewards card!

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Shoppers Drug Mart
If you’re shopping at this store, don’t forget to bring your rewards card!

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If you can’t afford organic eggs, this is a great price.

Sobeys
If you’re shopping at this store, don’t forget to bring your rewards card!

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Consider price matching the milk and yogurt at Superstore (SS) especially if you’re hoping to take advantage of SS promo this week!

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Gluten free bacon!

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Almond/Coconut Blend sounds amazing!

Superstore
If you’re shopping at this store, don’t forget to bring your rewards card and Superbucks!

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Not organic mangos, but not a bad offer! Don’t forget to price match from other flyers to help you get this offer!

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Great price!

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Great price!

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I often find these with 50% off pink clearance stickers. Deli meat is very freezer friendly.

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Target

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Walmart

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These are the flyer deals I found this week.  If you see any more or any in-store specials, let me know!

5 Ways to Help You Make Your Organic Groceries Last Longer

Here are just a few suggestions to help you stock up on organic groceries when they are on sale.
 
1. If you don’t use PC Points or Superbucks to help reduce the costs of your organic milk, consider buying a month’s worth on 15% off Tuesday at SOF (you can use coupons here too) then freeze it!
 
Make sure you write the date you froze it and the date it expires so you know how much time you have after you thaw it before it goes bad.
 
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Freeze it in a ziplock bag. Lie the bags flat to freeze and to make for easy stacking. You can also stock up on your organic cheese, yogurt and butter for the month and freeze it as well. You can stock up on meats, eggs, breads and produce and freeze as well!
 
2. Learn how to substitute one product for another. On Sunday we made chocolate chip cookies and instead of using eggs (organic eggs are NOT cheap) we used banana as a substitute! Organic bananas ARE cheap and the banana added extra sweetness to the cookie. Bonus: my non-fruit eating son eats them without knowing there is fruit in them.
 
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3. Preserve!  Freeze, pickle, dry. This is an area I am determined to learn more about this spring/summer so that I can make my garden produce last longer. Freezing seems to be the easiest method right now. When you see a sale, especially on 15% off day, stock up on that produce and learn how to freeze it! Freezing fruit is VERY easy! So is blending it up into sauces for baking or eating 🙂
 
4. DIY.  Make your own foods.  Recently I’ve learned how to make our own pudding and have been able to add healthy ingredients into it like bananas, avocados and almond butter.  These puddings are absolutely delicious and by buying the ingredients to make our own organic pudding, we’re saving lots of money.
 
5. Make frugal meals.  Stretching a roasted chicken or maximizing the amount of produce I get can be a challenge, but very rewarding when you’re successful.  This month we managed to use one free-from whole chicken and turn it into 3 meals for a family of 4!  Get creative and search for easy, yet maximizing recipes!  In March I’ll share our frugal meals!
 
Any more ideas?  Let me know!