Friends, it is hard to believe that we are going into May already. The produce that is known to be at peak season in the month of May is asparagus, pineapple, strawberries and tomatoes. Did you know that asparagus is a diuretic? If you are looking to drop some water weight eat up! A good way to prepare it is to roast it in a 450 degree oven with olive oil ands freshly minced garlic. Cook it for 15 minutes turning once. Test to see if done. If not roast for a few more minutes. Here are the produce deals for the week of April 27th.

*Kroger Lunch Box Apples - 4 for $1.00 (Gala, Granny Smith, Red or Golden Delicious) Cameo Apples - $.88 lb. Navel Oranges - $2.38 (4 lb. bag) Seedless Red or Black Grapes - $.99 lb. Strawberries - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. pkg.) Seedless Watermelon - $4.99 each Mangoes or Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Tomatoes on the Vine - $1.28 lb. Broccoli - $1.48 each Fresh Corn - $.19 each Fresh Express Garden or Dole Classic Salads - $.98 (12 oz. bag) Green Cabbage - $.49 lb. Yellow Onions - $1.67 (3 lb. bag)

Friends, it is hard to believe that we are going into May already. The produce that is known to be at peak season in the month of May is asparagus, pineapple, strawberries and tomatoes. Did you know that asparagus is a diuretic? If you are looking to drop some water weight eat up! A good way to prepare it is to roast it in a 450 degree oven with olive oil ands freshly minced garlic. Cook it for 15 minutes turning once. Test to see if done. If not roast for a few more minutes. Here are the produce deals for the week of April 27th.

*Kroger Lunch Box Apples - 4 for $1.00 (Gala, Granny Smith, Red or Golden Delicious) Cameo Apples - $.88 lb. Navel Oranges - $2.38 (4 lb. bag) Seedless Red or Black Grapes - $.99 lb. Strawberries - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. pkg.) Seedless Watermelon - $4.99 each Mangoes or Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Tomatoes on the Vine - $1.28 lb. Broccoli - $1.48 each Fresh Corn - $.19 each Fresh Express Garden or Dole Classic Salads - $.98 (12 oz. bag) Green Cabbage - $.49 lb. Yellow Onions - $1.67 (3 lb. bag)

*Meijer Seedless Watermelon - $4.99 Blackberries - 10 for $10.00 (5.6 oz.) Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Roma tomatoes - $1.29 lb. Assorted Chili Peppers - $1.99 lb. Ataulfo Mangos or Bunch Cilantro - 2 for $1.00 Organic Broccoli or Romaine Hearts - 2 for $4.00 Vidalia Onions - $.59 lb. Dole Classic Iceberg Salad - $.98 (12 oz. bag) Bi Color Corn - 5 for $1.00 Walnuts - $3.99 lb.

*Marcís Premium Idaho Potatoes - $2.29 (8 lb. bag) Seedless Navel Oranges - $3.99 (8 lb. bag) Red Delicious or Gala Apples - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag) Limes - 5 for $2.00 Lemons - 2 bags for $3.00 (2 lb. bag) Haas Avocados - $.99 each Corn on the Cob - 6 for $1.99 Roma Tomatoes - $.99 lb. Yellow Onions - $.79 lb. Colossal Garlic - $1.99 lb. Earthbound Farm Organic Spring Mix - $3.69 each (1 lb. clam shell)

*Carnival Foods Jumbo Green Peppers - 10 for $10.00 Dole Classic Salads - 10 for $10.00 (12 oz. bag) Fresh Green Beans - $.58 lb. Yellow Cooking Onions - 10 for $10.00 On the Vine Tomatoes - 10 lbs. for $10.00 Celery - 10 for $10.00 Assorted Apples - 10 lbs. for $10.00 Whole Mushrooms - 10 for $10.00 (8 oz. pkg.) Baby Carrots - 10 for $10.00 (1 lb. bag) Dole Classic Cole Slaw Mix - 10 for $10.00 (14 oz. bag) Iceberg Head Lettuce - 10 for $10.00

*Discount Drug Mart 5 for $5.00 Dole Iceberg Garden Salad (12 oz.) Dole Coleslaw Mix (14 oz.) Baby Cut Carrots Yellow Onions (2 lb. bag) Sleeved Celery

*Kellyís Market Seedless Navel Oranges - 2 for $1.00 (extra large) Red or Yellow Delicious Apples - $3.99 (3 lb. bag) Idaho Potatoes - $2.99 (10 lb. bag) Green Cabbage - $.49 lb. Red Radishes or Mini Carrots - 4 for $5.00 (1 lb. bag) Dole Garden Salad Mix - 4 for $5.00 (12 to 14 oz. bag)

*Abbottís Super Duper Florida Sweet White/Bi Color Corn - 10 for $2.00

*Walmart Mangoes - $.68 each Fuji Apples - $1.00 lb.

*Samís Club Blackberries - $3.38 (12 oz. pkg.( Strawberries - $3.88 (2 lb. pkg.) Navel Oranges - $6.88 (10 lb. bag) Bananas - $1.48 (3 lbs.) Anjou Pears -$4.88 (5 lb. bag) Fuji Apples - $5.88 (5 lb. bag) Gala Apples - $6.42 (5 lb. bag) Granny Smith Apples - $5.88 (5 lb. bag) Red Delicious Apples - $7.42 (8 lb. bag) Lemons - $3.88 (3 lb. bag) Grapefruit - $5.36 (8 lb. bag) Red Peppers - $6.24 (6 ct. pkg.) Green Peppers - $5.88 (6 ct. pkg.) Multi Colored Peppers - $6.86 (6 ct. pkg.) Sweet Onions - $3.47 (5 lb. bag) Sweet Red Onions - $3.99 (5 lb. bag) Fresh Broccoli Flowerets - $4.66 (3 lb. bag) Romaine Hearts - $4.14 (6 ct. pkg.) Tossed Salad Mix - $2.62 (3 lb. bag) Coleslaw Mix - $2.86 (3 lb. bag) Carrots - $2.54 (5 lb. bag) Organic Mini Carrots - $5.44 (5 lb. bag) Celery Hearts - $2.17 (3 ct. pkg.)

*Giant Eagle Strawberries or Blackberries - Buy 1 get 1 Free Fuji or Granny Smith Apples - $2.99 (3 lb. bag) Lemons - 2 for $1.00 Vidalia Onions - $.99 lb. Baby Carrots - 2 for $3.00 Stem Tomatoes - $2.49 lb. Green Beans - $1.49 lb. Whole Sno-White Mushrooms - 2 for $3.00 Prices good thru Wednesday April 29

*The Anderson's Avocados - $.88 each Texas Oh So Sweet Onions - $.88 lb. Zucchini - $.99 lb. Yellow Squash- $.99 lb. Cucumbers - 2 for $.98 Grape Tomatoes - 2 for $4.00 (pint) Tossed Salad Mix - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Celery - $.99 Asparagus - $2.99 lb. Red Peppers - $1.99 lb. Green Peppers - $.99 each Broccoli Tops - $.99 lb. Cluster Tomatoes - $1.49 lb. Roma Tomatoes - $1.49 lb. Hydroponic Tomatoes - $1.49 lb. Cauliflower - 2 for $3.00 Redskin Potatoes - $.69 lb. Large Baking Potatoes - $.99 lb. Texas Grapefruit - 2 for $.98 Strawberries - 2 for $400 Snack Size Apples - $.99 (assorted varieties) Oranges - $6.99 (8 lb. bag)

*Whole Foods Organic Gala Apples - $1.49 lb. Organic Granny Smith Apples - $2.49 lb. Organic Peaches - $2.49 lb. Strawberries - $2.99 lb. Blackberries - $1.99 (4.4 oz.) Red, Green & Black Seedless Grapes - $1.99 lb. Seedless Naval Oranges - 4 for $3.00 Bagged Red Grapefruit - $3.99 (5 lb. bag) Grape Tomatoes - $3.99 (1 qt. pkg.) Seedless Watermelon - $5.99 Russet Idaho Baking Potatoes - $.99 lb. Baby Carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Blueberries - $3.99

*Buehlers Fresh Foods Seedless Red, Black or White Grapes - $1.29 lb. Strawberries - 2 fr $4.00 (1 lb. pkg.) Mangoes - 3 for $2.00 Organic Fuji, Gala or Braeburn Apples - $.99 lb. Bi Color Corn - 10 for $2.99 English Cucumbers - $.99 each Vidalia Onions - $.89 lb. Baby Carrots - $.99 (1 lb.b bag)

*Love Joy's IGA Cantaloupe - 2 for $3.00 Seedless Watermelon - $4.99 each Seedless Red, White or Black Grapes - $1.29 lb. Green Peppers - 5 for $5.00 Cucumbers - 5 for $5.00 Bi Color Corn - $.39 each Beef Steak Tomatoes - $.99 lb. Green Beans - $.99 lb. Red Potatoes - $.89 lb. Dole Garden Salad - $.99 (12 to 14 oz. bag)

*Walters IGA Strawberries - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. pkg.) Cantaloupe - 2 for $3.00 Yellow Onions - 2 for $3.00 (3 lb. bag)

I will update as I get more information. For now happy shopping! Laurie, TheBag Lady