Frugal Friday: Whole Foods $50 Gift Card and Much MUCH More!

Posted on August 27, 2010

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The Whole Deal Pack-a-Lunch Contest

Tell Whole Foods what’s for lunch and you could be one of 5 winners of a Whole Foods $50 gift card!  Click HERE to enter.

The Rules for Lunch Ideas:

  1. healthy and tasty
  2. include a protein, a whole grain and at least one serving each of fruits and vegetables
  3. submit by September 30, 2010

Publix GreenWise Deals

Remember to checkout this week’s GreenWise Deals.  Baby Carrots are BOGO and there is a FREE Seventh Generation Baby Wipes deal!  Pint out the flyer, and take it with you to your local Publix.  Stop by the customer service desk first to ask if they honor the prices.  Most regular Publix stores are honoring the GreenWise sales!  Check out the coupon matchups at Organic Cents.

Groupon Deal Good Friday ONLY!

I just got the Groupon app for my iPhone  (The app is also available for Android).  It’s so easy and just a couple of clicks to purchase deals (which could be a good and bad thing)!  This deal is a stretch for VITK, but hey, you could always use it to have one of your photos canvassed and hung in your dining room!

Click HERE for this amazing Groupon Deal (found under Little Rock, but is good online anywhere):  $45 for One 16″x20″ Gallery-Wrapped Canvas Including Shipping and Handling from Canvas on Demand ($126.95 Value)!

Free Issue of The Vegan Culinary Experience, Mexican Food Aug 2010

In this FREE 223 page downloadable magazine you’ll find recipes for tamales, mole, tacos, and more with nearly 60 recipes using fresh, flavorful ingredients.  In addition to recipes, the issue includes book and product reviews.  Recipes include chef’s notes and information on presentation, time management, complementary food and drink, where to shop and nutrition facts.

PCRM’s 21 day Vegan Kickstart Program

The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)’s Kickstart is for anyone who wants to experience the health benefits of a vegan diet.  The program, based on Neal Barnard’s research, kicks off September 6.

From an email I received from PCRM:  “Whether you are transitioning from vegetarian to vegan or changing your lifestyle because of diabetes or heart disease, you will notice amazing results in your health. If you already follow a plant-based diet, you’ll enjoy the new recipes, celebrity involvement, and sharing your own healthy eating tips in our interactive forum.”

More than 65,000 people have already experienced the Kickstart program.  PCRM is bringing back their veteran team of coaches, including Marilu Henner, John Salley, Bob Harper, Persia White, Dean Ornish, M.D., as well as other star-studded, health-promoting Kickstart team members.  Start the incredible journey by signing up HERE!

$25 Restaurant Gift Certificates for $2

Restaurant.com is having an 80% off sale again.  Enter promo code:  CLEARANCE at Checkout and hit “Apply.”  Offer ends soon.  These gift cards make great gifts for yourself, or stock up for birthdays and Christmas (which will be here in 3 1/2 months)!

Honeyville Farms Sale

Honeyville Farms has great freeze-dried products.  My kids went through a huge canister of strawberries in just a couple of days.  They are offering 10% OFF YOUR ORDER from August 26-31 (6:00PM PST).  Simply enter the coupon code HEATWAVE during checkout.

Disney Lunch Totes as low as $5!

Minnie, Mickey, Lightening McQeen and Tink were just a few of the character lunch boxes I found on sale at the Disney Store online.  Backpacks are also discounted as low as $10!

Whole Foods Presents New Non-dairy Options!

Whole Foods just announced new non-dairy options:

  • 365 Everyday Value Organic Soy and Almond Milks -available only at Whole Foods Market
  • Earth Balance Organic Soymilk – currently available only at Whole Foods Market

From the Whole Foods blog:  “We always prioritize organics, as we feel that they are the healthiest, most eco-friendly and highest quality products we sell. This is especially important for products that our customers consume daily, like non-dairy milks. After months of behind the scenes wrangling, we are thrilled to present a host of new options for you.”

Subscribe to their newsletter to get a coupon for one free 365 brand organic cereal with purchase of any 64oz 365 brand organic soymilk or organic almondmilk.