The Daily Digest for Wednesday, 7/21

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The Daily Digest for Wednesday: All NEW Weekly Grocery Deals Start Today, $10 Off School Supplies Deal, even a Cooling Dog Bed One-Day Deal + Much More for Less!

You can check out previous Daily Digests too, I keep a week’s worth of deals here.

I’ve changed the format of this a bit to make it easier for you to QUICKLY see the NEWEST Deals for the day (or Weekend Wrap-Ups.) I was struggling with how best to keep some of the previous deals around that were still good, without making it cumbersome to find that day’s New Deals. It seemed a shame to just delete some of the deals after a day that were still really good and long-term. But, I also want you to be able to quickly check on the newest ones, too! So, deals from the SAME day (or weekend wrap-up for 3-days) will be at the very top. Deals that you may want to reference later will follow.

In my Penny Pantry Facebook Group, I post many deals & info. throughout the day including freebies, deal updates & changes, Amazon Deals, meals & recipes, food discounts I run across + more! Some are more timely than others: the Amazon Warehouse Deals tend to come and go quickly, so Facebook is a good platform for me to let you know about those deals quickly.

Posts here on my website take longer to write and deliver, so I primarily use it for Weekly Grocery Deals, and other deals I think you may want to reference later. But, I’d like to bridge that gap as not everyone is on Facebook. Plus, it may be nice to have the Daily Deals together, as the Facebook feeds don’t run exclusively chronologically.

So, I’ll try this out and see how it goes! Please let me know if you think this will be useful as a companion to my Facebook posts. And, if you’re on Facebook and haven’t joined our group yet, I hope you will join and become part of our active, supportive vegan community! <3 Amy

Note on photos: Some may be illustrative of a product, but not the actual product. For example, I may use a general photo of apples I took to report on a sale on apples.

Happy Saving!

NEW Deals – Quick List!

The Daily Digest for Wednesday, 7/21

All New Grocery Deals Start Today!

  • School Supplies Deal: Save $10 when you buy $100 of select items. Some have additional mark-downs already and more coupons to clip. Please evaluate for vegan/cruelty-free, as this is a link to the entire deal.
  • Here are My Favorite Grocery Deals for the Week! It’s a great week for saving money on your groceries, from Buy 1, Get 1 FREE Strawberries & Blueberries to TWO FREE cartons of Not Milk. Whether you are looking for strictly WFPB or broader Vegan Deals (or somewhere in-between), save some serious greens this week this week on your shopping list!
  • Safeway: New app coupons today, I recommend saving all the ones you think you may use. There’s this nice one to get 2 rewards; just one reward will get you a FREE avocado!
  • Here’s some info. on maximizing your savings with the Safeway app (or affiliate stores like Jewel, Vons, Albertsons, etc.)
  • Safeway: Get paid $.05 for pasta! Remember those $1 coupons I posted about at Safeway? This was a sheet of coupons being handed out at the register for various store-brand items. You can use the pasta one to score FREE pasta starting tomorrow:
  • This is not a bad online price for these extra large bags of Blue Diamond Almonds Whole Natural Raw Snack Nuts, 25 Oz Resealable Bag (Pack of 1). I’ve been making almond parmesan frequently, it’s so quick and delicious. Great on soups, salads, pasta.
  • Deal on these highly-rated Ice Cream Scoops, set of 3. I like to use these for batch cooking foods like falafels, mini tofu quiches and cookies of course!
  • Deal of the Day for Wed. on Arf Pets Pet Dog Self Cooling Mat Pad for Kennels, Crates and Beds 23×35. Other sizes too, I’ll put link in comments. I’m not sure exactly how these work, but they re-charge and stay cool for 3 hours. Suitable for human babies as well.

The Daily Digest for Tuesday, 7/20

  • VegNews is giving away 400 tubs of cashew-based Forager Ice Cream! 20 people will also win a prize pack with all 5 flavors + other goodies.
  • Reminder: NEW Beyond Chik’n Tenders in over 400 restaurant locations! Let us know how these are if you’ve tried them.
  • Back to School Deal: Target has a 20% off Circle offer on these Reusable Food Storage Bags. Other prints, I liked these. Can order online.
  • Outlet Deal on OVOS Large Salad Spinner 5 Quarts Fruits and Vegetables Dryer Quick Dry.
  • Outlet Deal on this YARKOR Tofu Press, Easily Remove Water from Tofu. Good deal!
  • If you missed this as a Warehouse Deal we just had, it’s now on Today’s Deals: CJ Rice – Cooked White Hetbahn, Gluten-Free & Vegan, 7.4-oz (12 Count), Instant & Microwaveable.
  • There’s a $5 off coupon to clip on this The Very Good Butchers – A Very Good Box of Plant-Based Meat | Carefully Crafted, Vegan & Minimally-processed | Curated Selection of Burgers, Sausages, Taco & Pepperoni | Makes 13+ Mouthwatering Meals. Definitely a splurge, but looks amazing. There’s also a larger box with a $10 off coupon I’ll put in comments. FYI Shipping is an extra charge.
  • I have a promocode to share on this Pizza Cutter, CHEAP after discount. Take 50% off when you use code 50GGA9UU
  • Used offer for Yonanas Classic Original Healthy Dessert Fruit Soft Serve Maker, 200-Watt, Silver. Tip: I like to freeze peeled bananas on a tray freeze, then transfer to a bag when frozen. This way, they don’t stick together and you can take out exactly what you need. I’ll put a photo in comments.
  • Member Request: One of our members asked about a deal on Pet Food Containers. This is the one we use and love it! It’s also on a great deal right now. There are other sizes, this is the exact one we have and have used for years. We have it inside a closed cabinet in the garage and the front opening works great for that purpose. Gamma2 Vittles Vault Outback Stackable 40 lb Airtight Pet Food Storage Container.
  • Hubby also recommends this Pet Food Scoop.

The Daily Digest for Monday, 7/19

  • Target: Over $100 off these Chromebooks! If you’ve been looking for a deal on these, this one is currently on sale for $139. High sell-out risk, can order online.
  • Last Day! Safeway: Free granola! This is an app coupon, good thru Monday. Check for vegan! I found some last time I checked. You can also redeem this with online orders:
  • This broccoli is SO good from the deal I shared yesterday. Even the stems are sweet. At $.68/lb. this was an amazing price! Last time I checked at Safeway, small bunches were $3 each. I got all this broccoli for $6! I’ll blanch some and freeze it to use later. Sale goes thru Tuesday. Quick trip to Las Montañas after I spotted some amazing deals in their flyer. I got 10 lbs. of broccoli (planning to freeze some), 3 lbs. ea. of squash and tomatillos, celery, green onions and cilantro. Keeping a Price Book will tell you when it’s worthwhile to stock up on sale prices.
  • We have thru Tuesday on our Weekly Grocery Deals. This is my list of favorites, and I also have full posts for Sprouts, Whole Foods, Safeway and Grocery Outlet. Look for my all NEW posts tomorrow for deals that start Wed. I’ll have more Sneak Peeks up for Sprouts and Safeway tonight, too!
  • TWO FREE Love Good Fats Bars at Sprouts! Stack this Sprouts app coupon with a Free Ibotta rebate to get two for free. I’ll add this to my Weekly Sprouts Post.
  • This Volkswagen Bus cat house is too cute! My family had a red VW Bus when I was growing up, anyone else have a “joy bus?” I’ll try and find a pix. When the cat pokes his head out the top, it looks like he’s driving! 😻 American Cat Club Cat House & Scratcher w/Catnip.
  • Need a large air fryer? Good deal on this Chefman TurboFry Air Fryer, XL 8-Qt Capacity for Family Cooking.
  • Wow! Big discount on this Dish Drying Rack in the Outlet. Limited Time Deal.

The Weekend Wrap-Up Fri., Sat. & Sun. 7/16-7/18


  • Target All NEW Weekly Deals – Starts Sunday! Save on Peaches, Snacks, Breyer’s Ice Cream, $50 Gift Card Deal on Cuisinart Coffee Maker + More for Less!
  • The new Target ad that starts Sunday is now online if you want to get a peek! I’ll have all New Target and Drugstore posts up on my website tomorrow. There are some good Back to School Deals (evaluate for vegan/cruelty-free) at Target right now you may like too.
  • Target – Starts Sunday! Get a $50 Gift Card with purchase of this Cuisinart Combo Coffee Maker.
  • Target: Nature’s Bakery Bars $1.75/box starting Sunday. I just updated my post with this deal
  • Target New Circle Offers are available, and there’s a $5 off $20 Nabisco Cookies & Crackers. Can order online. This CAN be stacked with the Buy 1 Get 1 25% off Family-Size Sale. We also have more coupons & rebates to stack, check my weekly Target post for those.

Walgreen’s, Rite Aid & CVS

FREE Stuff

Recipes & Misc.

  • Are pancakes on your menu this weekend? It can be so much cheaper making them from scratch and my recipe is as quick as a mix! Many of our members have been making these for a while. If you’re one of those, please leave a comment to entice new members to try!
  • Enjoying a salad with FREE cucumbers my neighbor left out. Why does free always taste better?! Made up a batch of my favorite dressing to have with this, Miyoko’s Caesar Dressing. Feel free to share any of your vegan food, pix of your fur, scaly or feathered babies or just say hello! I hope everyone is having a nice weekend and enjoying lots of yummy, cheap vegan food!
  • Homemade Muesli I enjoyed today for brunch, with the cherries and white nectarines on the Food Maxx deal. I have this several times a week: it’s yummy, filling, healthy, and with the Bob’s Red Mill Oats I buy in bulk, the oats cost just $.06 per half cup! You can add any fresh or dried fruit, nuts or seeds, etc, and I usually add cinnamon, ground flax and some maple syrup. I’ve brought this while traveling too, great to have when food options are limited.

Grocery Stores

  • Safeway Flash Sale is now live in the app! These are special weekend coupons that go thru Monday. The theme is ice cream, Breyer’s just $2.38 and cones $1.38, also Luigi’s Italian Ice deal. We have additional savings to stack with these too, head over to my Weekly Safeway Post here and scroll down to “Refrigerated/Frozen.”
  • Safeway (and likely affiliate stores): Stack the new Flash Sale coupon with the $1/2 coupon and score Breyer’s for just $1.88! You can load the Flash Sale and $1/2 coupon here.
  • Safeway Early Preview: Starting Wed., Personal Watermelons just $1.87 ea.! I got these to make my fruit salad on 4th of July and they were super sweet.
  • Food Maxx: We got the deal on peaches, nectarines and cherries today. Paid $9, minus one nectarine and a bowl of cherries. ☺️ Details in my Weekly “Very Best” post.
  • Winco Shoppers: One of our members found cherries for $.99/lb.! That’s a fantastic deal, the lowest price I’ve seen this season.. Thanks for sharing Beverly!

Coupons & Rebates

Amazon Deals

  • Discount on this Simple Modern 10oz Summit Kids Water Bottle Thermos with Straw Lid. Lots of other styles, too.
  • Update: Deal has ended. Good deal on this larger 8qt. Instant Pot with the Air Fryer Lid! Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11 in 1, Electric Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer, Roast, Bake, Dehydrate, Slow Cook, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute, 8 Quart, 14 One-Touch Programs.
  • Back to School Deals! We’re seeing BTS Deals now, I looked thru these on Amazon and see good deals on water bottles, food thermoses, even clothing. Many supplies, however, aren’t vegan and may not be cruelty-free so you’ll need to research those. If you have any favorites you know are vegan, let us know! I can start a list, too, as we are seeing some good deals on supplies at Target and other stores too.
  • In Back to School Deals: nice discount on this Fire Tablet for Kids.
  • Discount on Amazon Brand – 100 Ct. Solimo Light Roast Coffee Pods, Breakfast Blend, Compatible with Keurig 2.0 K-Cup Brewers. Great price per cup!
  • In Today’s Deals: Organic Daechun (Choi’s1) Roasted Seaweed, GIM (50 Full Sheets). Perfect for homemade sushi.
  • Need a work desk? Great deal on these when you clip a $15 off coupon! The 55 inch is also on a deal with coupon. ODK Computer Desk 47″ with Splice Board, Study Writing Table for Home Office, Modern Simple Style PC Gaming Desk, Black and White.
  • This larger desk is also included in the deal with the $15 off coupon to clip. I like the rustic style of this one!
  • In Today’s Deals – Cute & comfy dresses with pockets! I love dresses like these, I’m grabbing one. Lots of prints and solids.
  • There’s also a tank style one, also with the pockets. KORSIS Women’s Summer Casual T Shirt Dresses Sleeveless Swing Tank Dress Pockets.
  • Love these cat T-shirts! I’d better get off Amazon before I order one in every color.

The Daily Digest for Thursday, 7/15
  • NEW Printable Coupon for Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk. Can print now and hold for a sale, you’re allowed to print two coupons:
  • Reminder: Lots of Freebies with Ibotta! You can also do this deal with Target Pickup, just be sure you go thru that option in Ibotta.
  • Clip a $4.04 coupon for a good deal on this Orgain Organic Plant Based Protein Powder, Creamy Chocolate Fudge. I’m seeing the coupon for one-time and S&S orders, just be sure to select the one you want.
  • Great deal on this backpack! C9 Champion Backpack, Grey, One Size with laptop pocket and water bottle holder.
  • Update: This one has sold out, but a couple others still available, link in comments. 🏡Deal of the Day for Thursday on Air Purifiers. There are currently three in the deal and two have an additional coupon to clip. I’ll put a link to all in comments. Mooka Air Purifier, True HEPA Air Cleaner, Activated Carbon Filter, Up to 380 sqft, Protect from Pollen, Dust, Pet Dander, Smoke, Mold, Quiet for Bedroom, Office, Nursery, Night Light, Ozone-free.

Food I’ve Made:

  • I made: vegan glazed ham, asparagus, roasted potatoes with rosemary, coleslaw, rolls (or purchased sourdough) and fresh pineapple and cherry cobbler with ice cream for dessert.
My homemade vegan Easter dinner
Homemade vegan birthday cake
Birthday Cake I made for daughter last weekend

some of my vegan cookbooks from my collection

More Deals & Meals:

See Inside the Mystery Box!

  • 🎁Were you wondering what was in the “Mystery Box” in our contest? You can see inside now – our winner Daniel made a video opening it! Thank you so much Daniel Vasquez❤ I also put the link here at the top with the other contest stuff:

Current Weekly Grocery Deals:
See all Current Weekly Deals HERE for Whole Foods, Sprouts, Safeway, Grocery Outet, Food Maxx, Smart & Final, Target, Walgreen’s, CVS & Rite Aid

Amazon Deals:

I’m now sharing the longer-term deals in the quick-lists above. Be sure to check my Facebook Group for lots of deeply discounted faster-moving deals throughout the day, too!

Coupons & Rebates:

  • Safeway Shoppers: Be sure to check your rewards often and use them! I just cashed in mine for a $5 reward. Check the app for “bonus” multipliers like 4x rewards, or extra rewards when you buy in Produce Dept., etc. Here’s more info. on all this:


  • I now have a NEW post dedicated just for Freebies! I’ll be posting all the freebies there now. Link HERE:

Other Online Deals:

  • 🔥$15 off Walmart on Instacart! I’m excited to offer you an Exclusive Promocode for $15 off Walmart Orders via Instacart! They recently teamed up with Walmart, but only in certain areas so far. This includes:
  • San Francisco / Bay Area, CA
  • Los Angeles/ Orange County, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Tulsa, OK

You can use the promocode SPARKSTORE15 Instacart gave to me to share with you! You’ll get $15 off a $50 order, and get your order in as soon as 2 hours.

  • Whole Foods Delivery: If you use Whole Foods Delivery, the sale prices I post in my Weekly Deals are the same online! True, you can’t use coupons, but some of the deals are still really good. Prime Members also get the extra 10% off regular “Sales” like you do in-store. Use my posts as a guide to save money on the items on your list!

Get $30 Off Purple Carrot with promocode CARROT30. You can also view their weekly meals & recipes for FREE inspiration and ideas!

Vegan Meal Delivery Options:

  • Grubhub: Grub Hub Deals: I’m seeing lots of FREE Vegan Delivery Options in my area! (No special code required). Offers tend to be regional, but you should have some FREE offers for delivery, too. Fast Food tends to offer Free Delivery, like Taco Bell and Burger King. Some even have additional $ off discounts.

Veestro Vegan Meal Delivery: I have a new promo code to share: New customers get 30% off subscription with code CONTACTLESS

Purple Carrot: The $30 promocode is still good, use this code: carrot30. The one on the site is only for $20 off.

Update: Looks like the NEW Pinterest setting is working well on my site, pin away! 🙂 You can now pin any of my recipes

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