Aldi carries many of the essentials you need for a healthy lifestyle—without breaking the bank.

By Rose Truesdale
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With groceries priced about 30 percent lower than at most other supermarkets, Aldi is undoubtedly a budget-friendly place to shop. What you may not know is that it’s health-friendly, too. From organic quinoa and kale to sprouted breads and almond butter, here are our top healthy picks from the popular grocery store.

  1. Organic Cage-Free Brown Eggs: Aldi’s certified-organic eggs (they come from sustainable farms and are free of hormones) are incredible, edible, and economical.
     
  2. Organic 100% Grass Fed 85/15 Ground Beef: With no added antibiotics, growth hormones or artificial ingredients, this 85 percent lean ground beef is the best bet for your next burger.
     
  3. Organic Soy Milk: The plant-based among us can enjoy this non-GMO, organic, calcium-rich soy milk in Vanilla or Original.
     
  4. Organic Yogurt: Rich in calcium, protein, and probiotics, Aldi’s organic yogurts are perfect for your next parfait.
     
  5. Organic Frozen Blueberries and Strawberries: Organic berries at Aldi prices? Sold. Blend these antioxidant-packed jewels into your next smoothie for a majorly affordable treat.
     
  6. Organic Greens: Spinach, arugula, spring mix, oh my! And did we mention organic kale? Packed with vitamins A and C, iron, and folic acid, these leaves pack a seriously nutritious punch.
     
  7. Organic Granolas, Cereals, and Oats: From Organic Coconut and Chia Granola to Organic Maple Spice Instant Oatmeal, Aldi’s array of cereals has you covered for breakfast.
     
  8. Organic Spices: Rev up your metabolism with organic cayenne, or soothe inflammation with ground cinnamon
     
  9. Sprouted Breads: The grains in this 100 percent whole wheat, non-GMO bread are sprouted to unlock essential nutrients before baking.
     
  10. Organic Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar lowers glucose levels, supports alkalinity, and promotes clear skin. You can even use it to combat cold and flu season with this soothing elixir. 
     
  11. Organic Coconut Oil: Whether you plan to bake with it or use it as skincare, a jar of this oil is waiting for you at your neighborhood Aldi.
     
  12. Almond Butter: Loaded with calcium, vitamin E, magnesium and healthy fats, almond butter is a great choice for school lunches, snacks, and breakfast, too.
     
  13. Organic Wildflower Honey: Harvested from organic honeycomb, this sweetener is the bee’s knees when it comes to nutrition: it’s full of antioxidants and can help combat allergies.
     
  14. Organic Quinoa: This protein, iron, and lysine-rich little seed was an Incan staple over three thousand years ago. Today, you can find it at Aldi.
     
  15. Organic Flax Seeds: Packed with omega-3 essential fatty acids, flax seeds promote heart and brain health. When ground and mixed with water, they can act as an egg replacer.

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For even more nutritious picks, check out our complete healthy grocery shopping list.

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