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Food and Nutrition Services Participants Can Now Use Benefits for Online Purchases at ALDI

The information below is a December 15th, 2020 update from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services concerning online Electronic Benefits Transfer usage at Aldi. Starting today, North Carolina Food and Nutrition Services participants will be able to purchase groceries online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at an additional authorized online EBT retailer, ALDI.[…] Read More

Getting Ahead of Holiday Meal Cost

Part 3-Perishable Items Now that the spices, freezer, and dry items have been purchased, you can plan a grocery trip for the perishable items. Using the same Menu/Ingredient list as previously, check to see which remaining items you have left. The only food items that should be remaining are the perishable fresh items. Don’t forget[…] Read More

Sweet Potato Chili

We all love soups and chili when the weather begins to cool. Sweet Potato chili takes advantage of the in-season potato for a delicious meal. At only $5.19 for the recipe cost, $ 0.65 per serving, you’ll get the most bang for your buck or SNAP dollars with this recipe. Sweet Potato chili gives you[…] Read More

Cabbage Roll Casserole

If you’re looking for a quick and easy meal with seasonal flavor, look no further. This one pan meal is perfect for the midweek madness and is so simple the kids can get involved. Substitute ground turkey for ground beef to achieve a leaner meat option. Add cheese for additional flavor or other vegetable of[…] Read More