This Week at Aldi: The Ad for January 2, 2018

Each week we highlight a few of the more interesting items in the upcoming Aldi ad. Note that, in our area, the ad takes effect on Wednesday, but in some areas it may take effect as early as today, Sunday.

This week’s theme includes fitness and exercise equipment, clothing, some kitchen accessories, and an array of healthier food and vegan food.

The Most Interesting Thing We Saw:

Crane Foldable Exercise Bike

 

  • Crane Foldable Exercise Bike, $89.99. This includes a heart rate monitor and LCD screen that displays time, speed, distance, calories, ODO, and pulse. It folds away for easy storage.

Special Buy (ALDI Finds) Highlights:

Other fitness equipment includes:

Crane Fitness Trampoline with Handle

  • Crane Fitness Trampoline with Handle, $39.99. Features 30″ diameter spring mat. Includes exercise instructions.
  • Crane Fitness Weights or 12-Lb. Weighted Vest, $12.99.
  • Crane Exercise Mat, $9.99. Exercise chart included. Measures 6′ x 2.3′.
  • Crane Kettle Bell Set, $19.99. This 30-lb. set includes 5 lbs., 10 lbs., and 15 lbs. Includes an exercise chart and DVD.
  • Crane Exercise Ball, $4.99. Includes a foot pump and exercise instructions.
  • Crane Stretch and Tone Bar, Thigh Toner, or Tummy Trimmer, $7.99. Exercise charts included.
  • Crane Shaker Bottle Assortment, $4.99. Features an integrated carry handle.

Clothing includes:

  • Crane Men’s or Ladies’ 3-Pair Performance Socks, $3.99. Fits Ladies’ shoe sizes 4–10; Men’s shoe sizes 6–12.
  • Crane Ladies’ Active Yoga Pant, $12.99. Sizes S–XL. Assorted varieties.
  • Royal Class Men’s or Serra Ladies’ Fleece Lined Sweatshirt, $12.99. Sizes M–XL. Assorted colors.
  • Royal Class Men’s or Serra Ladies’ Lounge Pant, $9.99. Sizes S–XL. Assorted colors.

Kitchen accessories include:

  • Crofton Lightweight Cast Iron Dutch Oven or Braiser, $19.99. Approximately 35% lighter than traditional cast iron, making it easier to handle.
  • Crofton Spiral Slicer or Lettuce Chopper, $4.99. I bought the lettuce chopper last year, and it works well for chopping greens or herbs.
  • Crofton Collapsible Portion Control Containers, $4.99. Includes portion control compartments. Collapses to half its size. Assorted varieties available.
  • Crofton 30-Piece Meal Prep Containers, $4.99. Stackable and resuable. For easy, organized lunches and dinners.
  • Crofton Nonstick Copper Crisper, $9.99. Cooks food without added oil or butter.

Healthier food options include:

  • Purity ORGANIC Superjuices, $2.99 for 14 oz. Assorted varieties.
  • Wonder Drink Prebiotic Kombucha, $2.49 for 12 oz. Assorted flavors.
  • Organic Red Lentil Rotini or Black Bean Penne, $3.49 for 12 oz.
  • Goat Cheese Macaroni & Cheese, $1.49 for 6 oz. Assorted varieties.
  • Pomegranate or Blueberry Acai Fruit Strips, $4.49 for 10.5 oz.
  • Dark Chocolate or Coconut Cacao Super Food Granola, $2.99 for 11 oz.
  • Organic Stir-In Paste, $2.49 for 2.8 oz. Several varieties are available, including basil.

Vegan food in Aldi’s Earth Grown line includes:

  • Mushroom Risotto or Lentil Veggie Burgers, $3.79 for 10 oz.
  • Buffalo or BBQ Chickenless Patties, $3.49 for 10 oz.
  • Teriyaki or Sriracha Baked Tofu, $3.49 for 7 oz.
  • Spaghetti with Meatless Sauce or Quinoa Mix with Meatless Strips, $2.99 for 14.11 oz.
  • Southwest Quinoa Crunch Burger, $3.59 for 12 oz. Read our review of this burger at this link. You can also read a roundup of several of Aldi’s vegan products at this link.
  • Organic Plant-Based Meatless Burger, $4.99 for 10 oz.
  • Beefless Crumbles or Chickenless Strips, $3.89 for 10 oz.

Fresh Meat Special Highlights:

  • Fresh Pork Sirloin Roast, $1.49 per lb.
  • Fresh Farm Raised Coho Salmon, $9.99 per lb.

About Rachael

Rachael is a freelance writer and editor. You can read more of her work at www.rachaelsjohnston.com.

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