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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 18:53

On Sale This Week: Chicken & Blueberries Featured

Great sales, and a couple of recipes, too!

On Sale This Week—11/30—12/06 

Safeway Ad

Fry's Ad

Sprouts Ad

Best Buys This Week

Note: All sale prices at Safeway and Fry’s require a “Club Card”

 Item Safeway  Fry's   Sprouts
 Ground Beef $2.77/lb 80% lean 3 lb. +  $6.98, 93% lean, 2 lb. package  $3.95/lb., 85% lean
 Chicken  $.95/lb Sanderson Farms, Split jumbo pack  Buy 1, get 2 free; Boneless breast, thighs, tenders  $1.47/lb, boneless, skinless, breast, thighs 
 Blueberries 6 oz. package  Buy 1, get 2 free $1.25 each  $1.50 each 
 Seafood $8.99/lb Fresh Norwegian Salmon Filet 25% off, Wild-Caught snow crab clusters  $6.99/lb, large cooked shrimp 

More Great Buys This Week


Safeway has a special Buy 4/Save $2 sale this week on selected items. You must use your Safeway card and buy in multiples of 4 to get the final prices.

Quaker Cereals and Frito Lay chips (select varieties) $1.49/each (final price)

Crystal Geyser Spring Water, 24pk $2.99/each (final price)

Bar-S Jumbo Franks, 12-16 oz (select varieties) $.88/each (final price)

Grape Tomatoes 11oz pkg $1.99/each (final price)

Other notable bargains this week:

Fresh Broccoli Crowns $.97/lb

Organic Rainbow mini carrots 12 oz $1.50/each

Red or Yukon Gold potatoes $1.49/lb

General Mills  cereal, 7-13oz (select varieties) $1.99/each (final price)

Keebler cookies, 8.5-15 oz (select varieties) $2.50/each

Nutella, 13 oz $2.50/each

Note: If you have downloaded the special “just for U” app you can get special prices this week on eggs, bread and sour cream or cottage cheese.


Fry’s is having an extra Senior Discount day this month.  November 30 seniors 55 and older get and extra 10% off their whole purchase (there are a few limitations, check with staff if you are in doubt.)

Fry’s is also having a “Buy 4 items (on the special sale) get $4 off” deal. You must buy in multiples of four to get the final prices shown below. There are many items on this sale—watch for the special shelf tags to find items not included in the printed ad.

Items on the sale include:

Challenge Butter $1.99/lb (final price)

Kroger or Turkey Hill Ice Cream, 48oz—$1.77each (final price)

Kroger milk $1.99/gallon (final price)

Bounty Paper Towels and Charmin Bathroom Tissue (select varieties),$4.99 each (final price)

Ruffles and Doritos Chips, 8-10.5oz pk $1.88.each (final price)

Pampers Diapers (select varieties) $7.99/each (final price)

Other notable bargains this week:

Pillsbury Crescent Sweet Rolls $2.00/each

Raspberries and Blackberries, 6oz $2.00/each

Red or Green Seedless Grapes $1.99/lb

Simple Truth Cage Free Eggs $2.99/dz

Kroger Peanut Butter, 15-16 oz $1.49/each 


Remember that each week on Wednesday Sprouts honors both this week’s sale prices and last week’s. No card is required of take advantage of sale prices. Sprouts is having a national hiring day on December 6.  If you are interested go to the Prescott Valley store to sign up or apply online at Remember, the Prescott store will be opening in early 2017.

Notable bargains this week:

Ripe Haas Avocados 2 for $1

Red or Green Bell Peppers 2 for $1

Roma Tomatoes $.88/lb

Tillamook Yogurt, 6oz (select varieties) $.50/each 

Horizon Organic Butter $3.99/lb

Roasted Pistachios, salted or unsalted $6.99/lb

Pecan Halves $8.99/lb

Talenti Gelato 32 oz $5.99/each

Sale Prices held over from last week include:

Sprouts Organic Honey, 12 oz $3.99/each

Sunspire organic chocolate chips, 9oz $2.99/each

Organic Himalania Cacao shakers, navitas nibs or powder, 25% off

Bob’s Red Mill Flour (select varieties) 5lb $4.99/each

Fresh Pears, Bartlett, Bosc, D’Anjou, Red, or Comice $.98/lb

Guittard Baking Chips or Bars $2.50/each

Lundberg Rice 16 or 32 oz—35%off 

Here are some recipes using this week’s sale items: 

Hamburger Soup 

This recipe came from Miriam Bowers. She received it from her mother who credited it to the “Mennonite Weekly Review.” It can be changed to suit your tastes and what you have available.  It is a tasty and thrifty way to use up cooked or raw vegetables. The only ingredients which are absolutely necessary are the hamburger, potatoes and tomatoes.  Enjoy this with a crusty loaf of bread on a cold winter night.


1 lb ground beef
1 cup peeled diced potatoes
1 cup scraped diced carrots
1 cup diced celery
4 cups canned tomatoes (two 15 oz. cans)
1/4 cup white or brown rice
3 cups water
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dried basil or marjoram
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bay leaf


In a large pot cook ground beef and diced onions together until meat is browned. Remove excess fat. Add remaining ingredients , bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat. Cover and simmer for an hour. If you are using cooked or frozen vegetables add during last 20 minutes of cooking.

blueberry chicken

Blueberry Balsamic Chicken Breasts 

This recipe is adapted from one published by the Driscoll Berry Company


2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
4 chicken breasts
salt and pepper to taste
1 small onion, quartered and thinly sliced
2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoons fresh herbs, chopped (rosemary, thyme, marjoram)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large heavy skillet heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 Tablespoon butter over medium heat.  Add the chicken breasts ad sauté on both sides until they are browned.  Remove them to a baking pan. 

Add the rest of the butter and olive oil to the skillet. Reduce heat to low. Cook onion until it is golden and translucent. If using fresh blueberries add them to the skillet and cook about 10 minutes until they are softened. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook until they are well mixed. If using frozen berries, just add to onions and follow immediately with the remaining ingredients.

Pour the blueberry mixture over the chicken breasts. Place in the oven and cook uncovered until chicken is cooked, about 20 minutes. Thermometer should read 165 in the thickest part. Remove chicken to serving platter and pour sauce over.

Here's one more chicken/blueberries combination for your viewing enjoyment! 

Red, White & Blueberry Grilled Chicken - Spicy Chili-Rubbed Chicken with Sweet Sour Blueberry Sauce


Last modified on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 20:00
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