What You Should Know
Aldimeals.com is a website dedicated to diet planning. On the site, you can access hundreds of recipes categorized by special diet requirements, meal course, ethnicities, and nutritional value. Aldi is a discount grocery store with over 1,000 locations across the US. The store promises high quality foods at heavily discounted prices. The website offers databases where you can store recipes, add your meals to a calendar, and create a shopping list. The site also offers hundreds of food tips ranging from washing produce to poaching eggs. In order to access some of the website you must register with an email address.
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Through a search bar under the Find a Recipe of Aldi meals you can find recipes based off of a single ingredient. For example, when broccoli is submitted, results include recipes for an almond broccoli stir-fry, beef and broccoli rice, braised broccoli, etc. These results can then be sorted by nutritional value. You can arrange the recipes by the amount of polyunsaturated fats, the amount of protein or any nutritional aspect. You can then import the whole recipe into your shopping list, print the list, and take it to an Aldi store. This allows you to find ways to incorporate your favorite foods into low fat, low calorie meals. On recipe pages you can find detailed nutritional values, a size converter, prep times, cooking times and easy instructions.
- This service is free.
- Website offers detailed nutritional charts for foods.
- Food tips offer nutritional advice.
- Aldi stores prices are normally 50% lower than competitors.
- Stores cannot be found all over the US.
- Stores are very small and offer limited selection.
If you were not working, sitting around all day, and looking to lose weight, this program would be recommended. The average person does not have the time to go on the Internet and plan out their daily meals based on nutritional value. Meal planning can produce great results if you count calories, avoid fat, and lower your cholesterol intake. Aldi is perfect for someone who has the time to cook and be smart about what they’re putting in their bodies. Essential nutrients like Omega fatty acids, amino acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals can all be found in fresh foods. It is just a matter of how disciplined and willing to research you are in order to feel the benefits.