From frozen veggies to salty snacks to party food, ALDI is seriously gearing up for spring with their new items. And everything on the list is pretty healthy—passing muster with our nutritional guidelines—and affordable as well. Plus, keeping in line with Aldi’s reputation for quality foods at rock-bottom prices, all the items on this list cost less than $6. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to plan out your spring shopping!
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Season’s Choice Steamable Veggies
There are two new microwaveable veg options to make your springtime meal prep much easier—cauliflower, or a “winter blend,” which is a mix of broccoli and cauliflower. Is it new or revolutionary? Not exactly. But at $1.09 per package, they’re a lot cheaper than other brands on the market.
Park Street Deli Green Goddess or Hearty Kale Garden Fresh Dip
These dips would be perfect for dunking crudites at your next gathering. Each one is just $3.59, so you should go ahead and buy both.
Fremont Fish Market Coldwater Salad Shrimp
We love that these little shrimp are certified sustainable. Each package has between 262-375 shrimp (depending on weight and size.) Since they’re already cooked and peeled, your meal prep just got way easier. And at $5.99 a bag, you couldn’t ask for a better steal.
Fremont Fish Market Crab Cakes
Each one of these packages has five crab cakes made from fish and imitation crab meat. Though they’re not the “real deal,” each crab cake has just 170 calories, 2g of sat fat, 3g of sugar, and 370mg of sodium, so they’re healthy enough to top your lunchtime salad. Oh, and they’re just $3.99 per package.
Coming April 10
Season’s Choice Superfood Quinoa
This microwaveable package is a blend of quinoa, brown rice, carrots, and sweet potatoes. It costs just $2.99 and would be delicious on top of a salad, or alongside grilled meat for dinner. Not into quinoa? For the same price, you can pick up a package of Tri-Colored Rice.
Specially Selected Fire-Roasted Vegetables or Vegetable Medley
How good do these veggies sound? The fire-roasted medley comes with red and yellow peppers, cherry tomatoes, baby carrots, green beans, champignon mushrooms, grilled baby onions, grilled onions, and balsamic vinegar. The vegetable medley, on the other hand, comes with green beans, cauliflower, broccoli, peas, romanesco, onions, and garlic oil. Get a major nutrient boost for just $2.99 per package.
Season’s Choice Cauliflower Tots
Tots that are actually pretty healthy? Sign us up! While the serving size isn’t very big (just 1/2 cup), the nutrition stacks up pretty well—each serving has 100 calories, 2g of sat fat, 310mg of sodium, and 2g of total sugar. (Go ahead and sneak some of these on your kids’ plates; we won’t tell.) Each package is just $2.99.
Specially Selected Dark-Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans
Looking for a caffeine boost and a cure for your sweet tooth? These will hit the spot. At $2.99 they’re an absolute bargain (specialty food stores usually sell these babies for much higher prices.)
Appleton Farms Genoa Salami or Sopressata Party Tray
These $3.99 trays are perfect for entertaining (just serve them with some cheese and crackers.)
Coming April 24
Park Street Deli Jalapeno Lime or Garlic Herb Avocado Spread
Each of these spreads is just $2.99, and would be perfect for dunking veggies as a snack or for spreading on your favorite sandwich.
Simply Nature Organic Granola
This granola comes in two delicious-sounding flavors—Blueberry-Flax and Baobab-Coconut—and would be delicious sprinkled over yogurt in the morning. And for $3.49 a bag, you couldn’t make it any cheaper.
Clancy’s Baked Edamame and Lentil Chips
We’re always looking for a healthy way to satisfy our salty food cravings, and these edamame and lentil chips look delicious. They come in two flavors—Hawaiian-Style Onion and Garlic and Hummus. Each package is just $1.99, so it’s safe to say we’ll be trying both.
Simply Nature Legume Pastas
We are so excited to try these carb-cutting, legume-based pastas. They come in two types—Chickpea and Green Lentil Penne and Red Lentil Rotini. Each box is just $2.99.
Simply Nature Cauliflower Crackers
These cauliflower-based crackers are a delicious way to get your snack fix while cutting out some carbs. Each package is $2.99 and they come in two flavors—Cheddar or Sea Salt.
Savoritz Parmesan Crisps
Looking for a new salad topper or snack without the carbs? These Parm crisps are absolutely delicious and come in two flavors—Original or Jalapeno—just make sure to watch portion sizes if you’re watching sodium and/or sat fat.
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