Myth: You can’t coupon for healthy and whole foods because there are only coupon deals available for that pre-packaged crap.
Fact: Nope. You can find coupons for produce, meat, dairy and healthy snacks too. Here’s how:
1. Look for milk made in the same plant as organic milk.
Regular milk made in the same plant as organic milk might not actually be all that different from organic milk. AKA: you could be getting milk made with “Organic” standards for half the price.
This Darigold half and half came from the same plant as Horizon Organic half and half.
Find out where your milk came from by visiting Where Is My Milk From?
2. Skip name brands and buy Trader Joe’s and Kirkland brand.
Trader Joe’s and Kirkland are the best store brands to find your favorite (more) healthy foods for cheaper.
For example, Trader Joe’s Mac and Cheese is identical to Annie’s Mac and Cheese. But it’s cheaper.
Kirkland tuna is identical to Bumblebee tuna, but cheaper.
3. Check organic brand’s websites for exclusive coupons.
Many brands offer coupons for organic and natural foods that you can’t find on major sites like coupons.com.
- Brown Cow: Sign up for the Brown Cow email newsletter to get coupons for their yogurt.
- Earth’s Best: They will email you coupons for their organic and natural baby products.
- Annie’s Organic: Offers various coupons for their products on their website.
- Glutino: Offers a $1/1 product coupon when you sign up for their email newsletter.
- Kashi: Has coupons for their products on their website periodically.
- So Delicious: You can get a $0.55/1 coupon when you sign up to get their emails.
4. Buy bulk organic dry or packaged goods from Amazon.
Amazon frequently has fantastic prices on organic or health foods in bulk. For example, you can buy a box of 12 Clif Bars for only $10.49.
You can save even more if you use Subscribe & Save. If you have five subscriptions, Amazon will take 15% off the regular price. Amazon also offers stackable digital coupons you can clip and use to save on top of Subscribe and Save deals.
5. Get organic produce and food products at Costco.
- Organic Dave’s Killer Bread: $7.59 for two loaves, or $3.79 per loaf
- 1.5 lb bag of Organic baby kale: $4.99
- 5 lb bag of Organic frozen strawberries: $10.49, or $2.62 per lb
- 42 oz jar of Organic jam: $5.99
- 1.5 gallons of Organic 1% milk: $10.99
- 1 lb of Earthbound Farms Organic spring salad mix: $3.99
- 4 lbs of Organic ground beef: $19.99
- 27 oz jar of almond butter: $7.99
6. Get Whole Foods coupons when you download the Whole Foods app and sign up for emails.
Whole Foods offers coupons through their website, app and email sign-ups. Many of these are high-value coupons, like $1 off any 1 Nature’s Rancher beef steak.
7. Coupon at natural food stores. Why not?!
- Whole Foods: Allows you to stack store coupons, manufacturer coupons AND rebate app discounts. This means that you cannot just double or triple your savings on organic and natural products, you can quadruple them!
- Trader Joe’s: Doesn’t have store coupons, but you can use manufacturer coupons on name-brand products. And TJ’s carries brands that frequently have manufacturer coupons available like Laughing Cow, MorningStar and Blue Diamond.
- Sprouts: Has their own coupon app for your smartphone, making using coupons super easy!
8. Get organic items and produce at Trader Joe’s (it’s often cheaper than Whole Foods).
When you compare prices for high quality products from several different stores, Trader Joe’s frequently has the lowest prices — no coupons needed. For Example:
1 gallon of organic 2% milk
- Trader Joe’s: $5.99
- Whole Foods: $6.49
Organic baby carrots
- Trader Joe’s: $1.49
- Whole Foods: $1.99
Whole roasting chicken
- Trader Joe’s: $7.69
- Whole Foods: $12.89
Applegate natural turkey breast lunch meat
- Trader Joe’s: $4.49
- Whole Foods: $5.99
Organic peanut butter
- Trader Joe’s: $3.49
- Whole Foods: $4.99
Organic creamy tomato soup
- Trader Joe’s: $2.69
- Whole Foods: $3.99
9. Sign up for subscription boxes and load up on healthy snacks and produce.
- Graze: Try 6 healthy natural snacks for FREE! Just pay $1 shipping for your first box.
- HelloFresh: Frequently offers discounts on your first box between $30-40 off.
10. Use rebate apps to get cash back on whole foods like produce, meat and dairy.
- Berry Cart: Find and redeem offers for organic and gluten-free, non-GMO, and paleo items. Cash out through PayPal when you hit $6
- Ibotta: Find and redeem offers at natural food stores like Whole Foods and Kroger. Plus there are offers for produce, dairy, meat and other whole foods.
- Checkout51: After you use Checkout51 for a while, you’ll get offers for rebates on produce.