Sep 162015

ALDI eggplant

We’ve been sampling some of the organic foods at ALDI lately, as we’ve been educating ourselves about the way some of our food is produced in the US – and it’s downright scary. We’re not onboard with an all-organic diet yet, simply because we cannot afford it, but so far we’ve been happy with the quality and prices of ALDI organic foods, so it is a good start for us.

We do grow some of our own produce, but it is not much as we have a small city garden.

I was also excited to see that ALDI had eggplant in the store, and I ended up picking one up. We rarely eat eggplant, because I try to keep all of us on an anti inflammatory diet (which excludes tomato and eggplant) due to the ashtma we deal with in the FIF family. However, I also believe in a balanced diet, and once in a while we still include these items.

One negative side of today’s shopping trip at ALDI was the salmon. I was excited to pick up salmon for our guys. But when I checked the salmon (while standing in line and waiting), I discovered that the wild salmon was from China. China! I would rather pick up more expensive salmon elsewhere, if it is US caught.

Have you bought any organic foods at ALDI? What did you think of the prices and the quality?


Our ALDI Deals:

2 lbs ALDI organic bananas $1.38 – $0.25 Cash Back from Checkout 51

2 lbs ALDI organic brown rice $3.29

2 x Pretzels bags @ $1.29 each

Stuffed Tortellini on clearance at $1.49

Broccoli Crowns $1.79

Grape Tomatoes $0.99

Mushrooms $1.29

Blackberries $1.89

Raspberries 1.99

3 lbs Fuji Apples  $3.29

4 lbs Fuji Apples $3.29

Wild Caught Salmon $3.89

Instant Oatmeal $1.49

Green Peas Crisp – GMO Free $1.39

Cinnamon Apple Straws on clearance at $1.39

2 x Lactose Free Milk @ $2.79

Large Eggs $2.18

Almond Milk $2.29

Whole Wheat Bread $1.39


Total out of pocket $46.14

Total saved at ALDI $18 (Compared to the lowest prices at our regular grocery stores)


– $0.25 Cash Back from Checkout 51

I submitted my ALDI receipt to Checkout 51 and to Receipt Hog to earn rewards – you can too. Download the receipt hog app here on your phone, and enter code: yah54683 to get extra spins at the Hog Slots and earn more rewards. We also earned points toward gift cards with the ShopKick App.

  2 Responses to “ALDI Organic Foods – Saved $18”

  1. When I am near a Aldis, I will stop in and pick up some organic stuff…but, it’s 45 minutes away, so it’s once in a great while. Our family of five eats about 95-98% organic and I shop around. We have all kinds of allergies, but we make our own stuff and we have a garden. Our food budget is about $100. But, so far for the year we may be more around $120.00. If you live near a trader joes, they are cheap to shop at. And if you shop sales and use coupons so is whole foods and fresh market. We are in a smaller town, so I end up going to food lion or SAMS.

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