May 072014

ALDI foods

We go through so much produce at our house, that we cannot fit everything in the fridge on shopping days. However, two days later, the fridge begins to look empty again, and after a week it is surely time to stock up again.

Today was our bi-weekly visit to ALDI, which is a bit of a drive away. I surely wish we had an ALDI store closer to home, as it would help us save on produce, meat and dairy.

Still, without a bi-weekly ALDI visit, we would end up spending at least $20 more on groceries each week. While $20 may not sound like much, it all adds up. I love how we can get more than 20 lbs of produce each week at ALDI, without breaking our grocery budget.


Did you notice that ALDI now has a selection of gluten free foods?


Our ALDI Produce Trip:

3 lbs of Florida oranges $2.49

Seedless Watermelon $3.99

5.47 lbs of bananas $2.41

1 lb of mini sweet peppers $2.49

6 kiwis @ $1.69

Roma Tomatoes $1.49

Broccoli crowns $1.69

Mushrooms $1.28

1 lb of asparagus $2.49

2 lbs of red grapes 3.59

1 gallon of skim milk $3.29

1/2 gallon of lactose free ilk $2.79

16 oz of shredded cheddar cheese $3.69

2 x Tortilla Chips @ $1.19 each

Pretzels $1.29

Taco mix $0.35

Whole Wheat Bread $1.29

2.34 lbs of ground beef $7.70

3.23 lbs of chicken thighs $3.84

3.24 lbs of chicken drumsticks $3.92


Total out of pocket $54.16

Total saved $20 (Compared to the lowest prices at our regular grocery stores)


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