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Large Family $198 Aldi Grocery Haul + Weekly Meal Plan (GREAT deal on chicken!)

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Large Family $198 Aldi Grocery Haul + Weekly Meal Plan (GREAT deal on chicken!)

Large Family Groceries

In this week’s large family grocery haul I spent more than the past few weeks (you can see my $118.01 Large Family Aldi Grocery Haul here, the $150 Large Family Aldi Grocery Haul here, and the Family of Nine Aldi One Week Grocery Haul + Large Family Meal Plan { Haul only $165 = $18.33 per person!) here.). This Aldi haul came to $198. However, I snagged what I believe is the BEST deal I’ve ever gotten on chicken breast. Plus I picked up extra fruits and snacks for two large picnics we had with friends over the weekend. Overall this was a fantastic grocery haul and savings!

Family Picnic

Amelia and Gabriel after a fun slip and slide play time during one of our weekend picnics with friends.

The AMAZING Deals This Week

 Aldi Chicken Deal

I think the most amazing deal this week was the boneless/skinless chicken breasts that were only $1.49/lb. I ended up getting about 24 lbs. I have never found boneless/skinless chicken breast this cheap. Naturally, I felt like I might hyperventilate.  

 Cantaloupe Deal

Canataloupe was only $1.39/each

Sweet Onion Deal 

Sweet Onions were $0.69 pr bag

Green Tea Deal 

Arizona Green Tea was only $0.49/can! I resisted this deal even though I have always loved this tea. I was getting towards the end of my cash-based grocery budget for the week. However it’s a great deal to look out for if you also like this tea.  

Eggs where still $0.59/dozen. I picked up yet another 10 dozen this week. 

Full Aldi Grocery Haul Prices

Aldi Grocery Haul

Fruits

Cantaloupe $1.39 x4

Vine Tomatoes $1.29 x2 packs

Strawberries $1.59 x4

Golden Apples $2.99/3 lb bag x1 

Red Delicious Apples $2.99/3 lb bag x2

Raspberries $2.49 x1

Blackberries $1.99

Bananas $0.44/lb x 20 lbs

Vegetables

Sweet Onions $0.69 x2 

Mini Sweet Peppers $2.99 x1

Green Onions $0.99 x1

Raw Carrots $0.99/bag x1

California Melody Frozen Veggies $0.99/bag x1

Frozen Peas $0.95/bag x1

Frozen Corn $0.95/bag x1

Frozen Broccoli $1.19/bag x2

Aldi Chicken Breast Deal

Meat 

Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts $1.49/lb x 24 lbs!

Sliced Bacon $2.79 x2

Ground Beef $10.13

Pantry Items

Taco Shells $0.89/12 ct box x6

Tortillas $1.39 x2

Instant Brown Rice $1.49/14 oz box x4

Black Beans $0.59 x4 cans

Pinto Beans $1.19 x2 cans

Great Northern Beans $0.59 x2 cans

Corn Flakes $1.49 x1 box

Cinnamon Crunch Squares $1.29 x2 boxes

Honey Nut Oats $1.19 x1 box

Old Fashioned Oats $2.39 x1

Peanut Butter $2.99/48 oz x2 jars

Jelly $1.49 x2 jars

Chicken Broth $1.39/32 oz x2

Pretzels $1.29/bag x2 

large family grocery shopping

Dairy

Cottage Cheese $2.29 x2

Butter Spread $1.79 x1

Mild Shredded Cheddar $2.99/16 oz bag x2 (SAVINGS TIP! The blocks of shredded cheddar where $1.69 for 8 oz which is $0.21/oz. The shredded cheddar was $0.18/oz. Sometimes you can find already shredded cheese for cheaper than the uncut blocks.) 

Eggs $0.59/dozen x10

Skim Milk $1.83/gallon x8

Bread

Wheat Bread $0.99/loaf x8

Househole Items

3-Pack Baby Wipes $3.49 x1

???Will These Aldi Prices Last???

Aldi Eggs

One viewer on YouTube shared that the Aldi I’m currently shopping at has its prices marked so low because they have some overstocks at this new location. This very well could be. I have heard from other moms who shop at Aldi locations all over the country, and they say their eggs are also $0.59-$0.89/dozen at this time, and milk is anywhere from $0.98-$2.00/gallon. I’ve also heard from moms who say their location Aldi stinks and never has any good deals.

I’m not sure if my new Aldi location will end up offering these amazing savings and deals long term. Of course I’m very hopeful that they will. We’ll walk it out together and I’ll let you know how it works out. Who knows, it could just be a temporary blessing 🙂 I’m starting to plan my next Once a Month Grocery Shopping haul, and I’m excited to mix in this new Aldi into the mix!

Large Family Weekly Meal Plan

Here’s more tips for large family meal planning. Always in my world I keep breakfast and lunches as simple as possible. Dinner is the star!

Breakfasts: Cold Cereal/Oatmeal/Fruit Salad/Fried Eggs with Toast/French Toast

Lunches: DIY Leftovers/Freezer PBJs/Banana Bread/Fruit

This week’s large family dinner meal plan:

I don’t have my versions of these recipes currently published as of this posting. However I’ve done a quick Pinterest search to link you to variations below:

  • Monday/TuesdayLarge Family Style Chicken Fried Rice (I call what I make “Stir-Fry,” however it’s more of a Stir-Fry and Fried Rice Hybrid. I just filmed a vlog of my creation. Hopefully I can get that published in the next week or so.) If you want some fried rice recipe ideas in the mean time here’s Better Than Takeout Chinese Fried Rice and One Pan Chicken Fried Rice Recipe.)

The BEST Deal on Chicken – EVER?! + Large Family Grocery Haul & Meal Plan! | 5/30/16

 

Watch my full new vlog The BEST Deal on Chicken – EVER?! + Large Family Grocery Haul & Meal Plan! on YouTube. 

 

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You might also like:

Large Family Once a Month Grocery Shopping Haul and Grocery Expense Report

The Ultimate List of Free Meal Planner Printables huge list!

How to Stick to a Cash-Based Grocery Budget helpful article

Large Family Grocery Budget Breakdown with Large Family Grocery List

Large Family Meal Planning (one of the methods I use)

 

My Slow Cooker Recipes & Vlogs

All Big Family Recipes (including Beans, Rice, and Cornbread 🙂 

Everything Trim Healthy Mama my tips and slow and steady journey 

Every Weekly Grocery Shopping Haul and my full list of Once a Month Grocery Shopping Hauls (lots!) 

And finally everything in My Kitchen – updated weekly

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