Aldi Is Adding New Healthy Foods and Ready-to-Eat Items to Stores Nationwide

This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Zee Krstic.

Aldi's near-exclusive use of private-label brands has earned this German-based supermarket a reputation as one of the cheapest options for home shoppers. But now Aldi is expanding their lineup to include more healthy foods.

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The term "picky eater" is a little unfair: it suggests a certain grumpiness associated with food. My kids are certainly not grumpy about food. They love it! They just want to be in control of what they put in their mouth. This is all fine and good, except when, for example, my son's desire to eat nothing but steak for dinner conflicts with my desire for him to eat a balanced meal. Inevitably, frustration ensues—on both sides of the argument.