The Daily Digest Tuesday, March 23

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Update 11/01: 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 Tuesday, March 23

  • Daughter and I are scouting out the Dollar Tree! Good Easter finds for vegan candy. Next stop – Taco Bell for Happy Hour $1 Freezes and some potato burritos. 😻
Sour Patch Bunnies
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  • 8 FREE Crates of plant-based Dino Nuggets will be hidden in New York and L.A. on 3/25! Note: I haven’t seen the ingredients for these, usually plant-based equals vegan but not always. Update: I found the ingredients, looks good. I’ll put in comments.
  • Is this a new regular lower price for Just Egg?! (I’m not allowed to mention Amazon prices, not sure if the same holds true for Whole Foods online). If you have Whole Foods Delivery, you may also be able to use the Ibotta.
  • Great price on these potatoes I got yesterday from US Foods! $3.99 for 15 lbs. Tip: peek inside to make sure they look good, store lights can make them turn green. I always smell them too, if water gets on the bags they can go bad. I’ve seen this potential issue at all stores. I’m writing up a post that breaks down my trip from yesterday with more info. about this store. I’ll likely have it done tomorrow.
  • πŸͺThought you may like to add these to your Whole Foods orders. πŸ™‚ Whole Foods Market, Cookie Chocolate Chip Vegan Mini 18 Count, 13.5 Ounce.
  • Whole Foods: Nice weekly sale on Daiya cheeses, will likely for another week. Otherwise, ends tonight but can order online at least thru tonight if you have Whole Foods delivery:
  • Great Outlet Deal on DOWAN Fruit Basket Bowl Set of 2, Large Wired Fruit Vegetable Basket Bowls.
  • In Today’s Deals: Large Silicone Pastry Baking Mat with Measurements,16 x 26 Inch. Highly-rated!
  • πŸ”₯BIG discount on this Bella high-powered juice extractor! May be an all-time low price.
  • There’s a 30% off coupon to clip on this DR. J Professional HI-04 Mini Projector Outdoor Movie Projector with 100Inch Projector Screen! Have fun with Outdoor Movie Nights this Summer! This is a much better price than others I’ve seen, and it offers Free Returns if you don’t like it. Anyone do Outdoor Movies? I’m thinking of all the fun FOOD to have!
  • Oh my, look what I found on Amazon! Elmhurst oatmilk soft-serve ice cream mix. 6 left. Reviews are very polarized, seems to be either people loved it or didn’t like it at all. Make in any ice cream machine.

The Daily Digest Monday, March 22

  • Just Egg Ibotta: Mine changed since yesterday, check your offers! I now have 3 offers instead of 2, and the $1.99 folded one is now only at Safeway.

Weekend Wrap-Up Fri., Sat. & Sun. 3/19-3/21


  • Target All NEW Weekly Deals – Starts Sunday! Ken’s Dressing $.40, Dark Chocolate Lindt Bunnies $3.75, Plant-Based Sale + Much More! Be sure to check back later, too, as I’ll add to our list when the New Circle Offers come out.
  • 🎯Target Sneak Peek: Lindt Dark Chocolate Bunnies Buy 1, get 1 25% Off! Sale starts Sunday. Price will be $3.75 ea. when you buy 2. Can do deal online starting tomorrow, be sure to check out all the Vegan Easter Candy Target offers!
  • 🎯Target Sneak Peek – Starts Sunday! We’ll have a Buy 1, Get 1 25% off Plant-Based Sale, pictured are the types of items that will be included. Look for all my NEW Weekly Target Deals posted tomorrow.
  • 🎯Target Starbucks Cafe: $1 off any Iced Beverage! Just save the Circle offer in the app. Exp. 3/29. Pay with your Target Red Card, and get an additional 5% off always, too!
  • 🎯Target: $40 off a $40 purchase when you open a new Red Card thru 4/03. You’ll get 5% off all your purchases when you pay with your Red Card, plus other perks. More info.
  • Target: We have up to 50% off Core Bar Circle offers, makes for some nice deals! I just added these to my Target post at the top too.

Walgreen’s, Rite Aid & CVS

  • Drugstore All New Weekly Deals – Starts Sunday! Great prices on Coffee, Easter Candy, Snacks, Pantry Items + More! Many will be available online, I include links and promo codes in these posts for online shopping too.
  • Walgreen’s Sneak Peek – Starts Sunday. Stack an Ibotta and a sale to get Maxwell House coffee as low as $1.25 ea.! (Small cans for this price). I’ll have the details in my NEW Weekly Drugstore Post tomorrow. Don’t have Ibotta? Sign up and get a FREE Welcome Bonus when you redeem your 1st offer.

Grocery Stores

  • 🍊Safeway: I’m also seeing some new app coupons that will improve some of my Weekly Deals. The Weekend Flash Sale should be up too. Be sure to clip any coupons before heading out! Can also use Just 4 U coupons for Online Orders.
  • I just got back from my local Warehouse Store (formerly known as Smart Foodservice). I love this place! I’ll do a breakdown later with prices, I got a lot! Paid about $110. The name changed recently as it was purchased by US Foods. I like to do a trip here every 1-2 months. This is where I buy my bulk 25 lb. bags of grains, oats, beans, etc. I purchase items here that are the ” best price” verified by my Price Book.
  • 🍊We still have a few days left on our Weekly Grocery Deals from last week (these go thru Tuesday). Be sure to look at the FULL Posts for your favorite stores, too! I already got a peek at the new Safeway ad that starts Wed., and I’ll share some Sneak Peeks later tonight.

FREE Stuff/Coupons/Rebates

Online Deals

  • πŸ‡πŸ§‡Kohl’s: Dash Mini Bunny Waffle Maker Just $7.99! They are on sale for $9.99, use the code FAMILY20 to get an additional 20% off. You’ll also get $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent right now.
  • Target: Snack Saks 50% Off with New Target Circle Offer! Pay just $1.29 ea. after Circle, price may be even lower at your store. Vegan ones include these Animal Crackers plus Mini Oreos and Nutter Butter Cookies. Great filler for the Easter baskets. Can order online.
  • πŸ₯•For the Squishie Fans! My daughter is totally in love with these Squishmallows. I thought this carrot one was super cute, can check online at Target for availability. I’ve seen several cute carrot Easter items this year, thinking it could be the new vegan symbol of Easter for us vegans!πŸ₯•πŸ₯•

Amazon Finds

  • Planning a Vegetable Garden? This is a good value for seeds: 40 Variety Pack Non GMO Heirloom Vegetable Seeds Survival Garden (Vegetable Seeds).
  • Has anyone tried these? Thinking they would be good for food away from home. Loma Linda – Plant-Based Complete Meal Solution – Hawaiian Bowl – Heat & Eat (10 oz.) (Pack of 6).
  • πŸ‡Sending Easter treats to someone? Bunny James has these Vegan Easter Gift Baskets. Shipping is included for Prime, which would likely be cheaper than having to pay to send treats. This comes with a “surprise” egg, a radish growing kit. Nice asst. of vegan treats.
  • Vegan Chocolate Coins! Great for melting and chocolate fountains. King David Kosher Easy Melt Non-dairy Baking Chocolate Coins 12.34-ounce Jars (Pack of 3). There’s also a white chocolate option.
  • Nice discount on this Set of Silicone Easter Egg Molds and Easter Bunny Rabbit Mold. There are several options, some include the little wooden hammers/mallets to break open the eggs.
  • In Today’s Deals: Bob’s Red Mill Organic Quick Cooking, Steel Cut Oats, 88 Oz. 5.5 lbs
  • Good deal on this Capri Sun Pacific Cooler Ready-to-Drink Juice (10 Pouches). Tends to go up and down in price. Great Subscribe & Save cheap item if you’re trying to get to that 15% discount!
  • Nice discount on this Sushi Kit in Today’s Deals. We have a similar set, love the Bazooka Roller! Great for 1st time sushi makers. Delamu Sushi Making Kit, 20 in 1 Sushi Bazooka Roller Kit with Chef’s Knife, Bamboo Mats, Bazooka Roller, Rice Mold, Temaki Sushi Mats, Rice Paddle, Rice Spreader, Chopsticks, Sauce Dishes, Guide Book.
  • Discount on this Silk Shelf-Stable Almondmilk, Unsweetened, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Non-GMO Project Verified, 1 Quart. This is a good online price if you are avoiding the stores. If you have a Costco and are shopping at stores, their prices on 12 packs of Kirkland milks (soy and almond) are the best I’ve found.

The Daily Digest Thursday, March 18th

The Daily Digest Wednesday, March 17th

  • 🍎Here it is, My FAVORITE Grocery Store Deals This Week! We have a big list this week, almost 60 items. I’m in the Bay Area in Northern CA, so please check your flyers for other areas. You can use the same saving strategies I use in different areas, be sure to check out “The System” posts on my website. Don’t miss FREE Kite Hill Yogurt and So Delicious Milks, Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Strawberries, Beyond Meatballs $2.17 and much more this week:
  • 🍎All NEW Weekly Grocery Deals Start Today! I have full posts for many stores on my websites with deals I research, coupon and rebate matchups, etc. Many of the deals can be done online too, and I’ve included online ordering info. in these posts at the top. Later today, I’ll have a “Very Best” List of my favorites.
  • 🍫🐰Vegan Easter Candy Update: Amazon options are dwindling, still lots available at Natural Candy Store, Target, and the Drugstores.
  • Whole Foods All NEW Weekly Deals – Starts Wed.! Don’t Miss Non-Dairy Organicville Ranch $1.25, Deals on Annie’s Snacks & Cereals, (bunny shapes are perfect for Easter!) Larabars + More! We may get more deals tomorrow, too, and I’ll add any good ones if we do.

  • β˜•οΈMove over, Starbucks! This is how I’ll use the peppermint coffee from our Warehouse Deal:
Vegan Dark Chocolate Lindt Bunnies on a store shelf
  • WOW! Great deal on this Follow Your Heart Smoked Gouda for Whole Foods Online! Sale may be in store too. I am seeing more weekly sales that were added since I wrote my post. I’ll add those later, in the meantime you can see any new deals here. I see Daiya is also now on sale, Kite Hill and a few more good ones.

The Daily Digest Tuesday, March 16th

  • Sprouts All NEW Weekly Deals – Starts Wed.! Don’t miss $.55 Avocados, $2 Jumbo Cantaloupes, FREE Lightlife Burgers, $.12 Kite Hill Yogurt, $.49 Sun Cups + Much More!
  • Sprouts Sneak Peek: Jumbo Cantaloupes $2 ea.! We’ll likely see the price go even lower as the days get longer, but this is a good early sale, and the 1st one worthy of my buy price. $1/lb. is my “buy price” for most fruits and veggies, with some exceptions.

Homemade vegan birthday cake
Birthday Cake I made for daughter last weekend
Oranges I picked today from our tree
Oranges I picked today from our tree

Bunny shaped waffles

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:


I’ve been putting Easter posts under this Holiday heading

We are starting to see some of our yearly sales on baking items. The best price I’ve found for baking items is usually in bulk large 25 lb. bags. My local Warehouse store, Smart Foodservice is where I tend to get the best price per lb. However, this time of year, flour, sugar and more will be on sale in regular stores, too. Sometimes this will beat my Warehouse store prices.

🎁I’m starting to add more to the “Holiday” Posts on my website. Take a peek!

Other Online Deals:

  • πŸ”₯$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!

Recipes & Meals

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! πŸ™‚ You can now pin any of my recipes

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