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Shop at Whole Foods? Use This Coupon to Save $5 on Fruits and Veggies

April 7, 2016
by Jamie Cattanach
Contributor

We all know coupons can save you a ton of money, but so many of them are only for less-than-healthy prepackaged foods.

So we were thrilled to find out about an awesome deal at Whole Foods this week: Buy $20 worth of fresh fruits and vegetables, and get $5 off.

If you play your cards right, that much produce could take your family through a whole week’s worth of “Eat your greens, Junior.”

How to Take Advantage of This Whole Foods Coupon

Sound like a delicious deal?

Here’s how to get take advantage of it — and even save a little bit more.

First, you’ll need to download the Whole Foods app and set up a free account. The coupon should populate automatically, and it’s valid through April 12.

Then, head to Whole Foods to purchase $20 worth of nutritious produce. Not sure what to buy? Check out this free cookbook, full of cheap meals featuring tons of fresh fruits and veggies!

To maximize your savings, make sure you’re using a cash-back or other rewards credit card for your purchase. You’ll earn a percentage back of every dollar you spend.

Then, open up your Ibotta app, and look for rebates on the fresh produce you just bought.

We’ve recently seen 25-cent rebates for onions, red bell peppers, bananas and tomatoes — as well as larger rebates on other fresh, healthy goods you might pick up while you’re in the store, like milk and eggs.

Verify your purchases with Ibotta by snapping a picture of your receipt. You’ve just earned an even steeper discount on the healthy food your family needs!

Your Turn: Will you take advantage of this awesome deal at Whole Foods?

Disclosure: You wouldn’t believe how much coffee The Penny Hoarder team goes through. This post contains affiliate links so we can keep the grinds stocked!

Jamie Cattanach is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She also writes creative nonfiction and poetry, some of which has been featured in DMQ Review, Sweet: A Literary Confection and elsewhere. You can follow along at www.jamiecattanach.com.

by Jamie Cattanach
Contributor for The Penny Hoarder

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