Blogs & Recipes

Strawberry Muffins

Who doesn’t love strawberries? Strawberries are delicious no matter if they’re fresh, frozen, dried, or canned. North Carolina’s strawberry in-season timeline runs from May through mid-June. If you can’t get your hands on them while they’re at the lowest prices of the season, use your SNAP dollars to drive the cost down. Strawberries are one[…] Read More

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