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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Dollar Store Deals 11/11/12

Visit the Oakland 99 cent store for these vegetarian deals:
  • Green Giant portobello mushroom caps 5 oz.
  • Green Giant sliced baby bella mushrooms 5 oz.
  • Yellow squash 2-3 in plastic wrap
  • Fingerling potatoes 1 lb.
  • Red potatoes 3 lb.
  • Russet potatoes 5 lb.
  • Pomegranate
  • Kiwis, ~8 per bag
  • Buttnernut squash
  • Baby spinach
  • Betty Crocker cupcake sprinkles "sea" themed
  • Canned pumpkin 15 oz.
  • Pasta sauce 28 oz.
  • Garbanzo beans 15 oz. SW brand
  • Carrots 2 lb. bag
  • Asparagus bundle
  • White wine vinegar
  • Graham cracker crust
  • Baking powder Clabber Girl brand
  • Lentils, split peas, brown rice, black beans, Great Northern beans $1/bag
Carrots and split peas


SF Civic Center Farmer's Market (http://www.hocfarmersmarket.org/)
  • Swiss and red chard $1/bunch
  • Arugula $1 small bunch
  • Dino kale $1 bunch
  • White squash $0.50/lb.
  • Butternut squash 80 cents/lb.
  • Sugar pumpkin 80 cent/lb.
  • Loose basil leaves $1.50 small bag
  • Potted basil $4
Orzo with basil and sun dried tomatoes
SF Trader Joe's
  • Puff pastry 2 sheets $3.99
  • Phyllo dough $2.99
  • Vegan meatballs $3.99
  • Chicken-less and beef-less strips $2.99 each
  • Crispy vegan chicken tenders $2.99
  • Vegan burgers 4 patties Morningstar brand $3.79
  • Tofurky sundried Italian vegan sausages $2.99
  • Sundried tomatoes canned in oil ~$3.30

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Vegan Taco Soup

Recipe from: http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=27323.0
Dollar store ingredients:
  • kidney beans 15 oz. can (also at Foodsco for <$1)
  • pinto beans 15 oz. can (when on sale at Foodsco, 30 oz.+ for $1)
  • hominy 30+ oz. can
  • canned corn (when on sale at Foodsco, can get as low as 33-50 cents/can)
  • canned dice green chilis
  • 28 oz. canned diced tomatoes
  • taco mix
  • canned jalapenos
  • onion (I omitted)
  • garlic (I omitted)
  • oil
  • avocado
  • tortilla chips (Granny Goose brand @ 99c store)
Other ingredients:
  • vegan ground beef $2.99 at Trader Joe's
  • cilantro ~$0.33/bunch at markets near 16th/Mission St.
  • I omitted vegan sour cream

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Trader Joe Deals

Though not found at the dollar store and certainly not $1, I couldn't pass up on sharing these deals on new products spotted this weekend at Trader Joe's in Northern California:
  • $2.99 8 oz. chickenless crispy tenders- beats Gardein!
  • $2.99 8 oz.+ orange 'chicken' morsels
  • $5.99 16 oz. extra virgin coconut oil
Happy shopping!
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