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Aldi Review: Earth Grown Chickenless Tenders

Aldi Review: Earth Grown Chickenless Tenders

This week I’m sampling from the new Earth Grown line at Aldi, and first up are the chickenless tenders.     Let’s start with the ingredient list, since I know that’s the main concern for lots of folks. If it isn’t, I strongly encourage you […]

Earth Grown Reviews Are Coming!

Earth Grown Reviews Are Coming!

Normally I would post my meal plan and shopping list for the week on Saturday, but this upcoming week is going to be completely out of sorts and won’t follow our usual routine at all. My oldest is having hip surgery on Tuesday and will […]

Aldi Weekly Ad, 1/3/18-1/9/18

Aldi Weekly Ad, 1/3/18-1/9/18

Aldi has released the weekly ad for the week beginning 1/3/18. This week Aldi is officially debuting their new vegetarian/vegan line, Earth Grown. Some of these products have been available as Special Buys in the past, so it’s exciting to see them added to the […]

Ringing in the New Year with Sausage, Kale, and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Ringing in the New Year with Sausage, Kale, and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Let me say up front that I’m not particularly superstitious. Ladders, black cats, the number 13… we’re cool. I realize the tradition of eating certain foods on the first day of the year is rooted in superstition, but for me it’s really a family tradition. […]

Meal Plan and Shopping List for the Week of January 1, 2018

Meal Plan and Shopping List for the Week of January 1, 2018

Each Saturday I hope to share my meal plan and shopping list for the upcoming week. I almost always shop at Aldi on Saturdays due to my schedule, and while in theory I have everything planned by Friday night, more than half the time I’m […]

New Year, New Posts!

New Year, New Posts!

As you may have noticed, I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus these last few weeks. My son had some significant medical issues and hospitalizations, and then Thanksgiving rolled around, and suddenly Christmas was in a week and WHAT IS EVEN HAPPENING!?   I […]

Aldi Weekly Ad, 11/15/17 – 11/21/17

Aldi Weekly Ad, 11/15/17 – 11/21/17

Aldi has released the weekly ad for the week beginning 11/15/17. The one thing I’m really hoping to be able to snag when I go shopping on Saturday is the Crofton roasting pan with rack.   Last year we hosted Friendsgiving and I passed it […]

Balsamic Chicken & Brussels Sprouts, Two Ways

Balsamic Chicken & Brussels Sprouts, Two Ways

One of my favorite food bloggers is Lia Huber of The Nourish Evolution. She’s a pro at using fresh, seasonal vegetables year round and finding new and creative ways to make leftovers not seem like leftovers. Instead of just re-heating last night’s dinner, she creates what she […]

Aldi Weekly Ad, 11/8/17-11/14/17

Aldi Weekly Ad, 11/8/17-11/14/17

Aldi has released the weekly ad for the week beginning 11/8/17. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and the ad shows it. Lots of traditional Thanksgiving foods are featured this week. I expect that will be true next week as well. I really like Aldi’s […]

15 Days to a Healthier You – ONE DAY SALE this Wednesday – Only $5!

15 Days to a Healthier You – ONE DAY SALE this Wednesday – Only $5!

Happy Monday! This post is coming to you late today, because life. And Monday. Monday life. 😉 One of my favorite things about Aldi is that I can eat well on a tight budget. My family’s health is high on our priority list, and eating good […]