New Years Eve Anniversary Meals with ALDI

[ 14 ] January 1, 2013 |

New Years Eve Anniversary ?  New Years Eve Meals

New Years eve anniversary meals

New Years Eve Anniversary: Walt and I were married 14 years ago on New Years Eve/ New Years Day

Celebrating a New Years Eve / New Years Day Wedding Anniversary

When your Wedding Anniversary takes place on a holiday, like New Years Eve or New Years Day, one event or the other can easily become overshadowed.  The trick is to weave them both together for a perfect blend of both events.  Walt and I have often had parties on this day, or returned to our wedding venue for a special New Years dinner, or hung out by ourselves at home with a special dinner.  This year, we opted for a special dinner at home for our New Years Eve Anniversary this year.

New Years Eve Anniversary Meals

New Years Eve Anniversary Meals –Chicken Chopped Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing; ALDI featured food includes Burlwood Cellars Merlot 2011 (California) $4.99,  Tuscan Garden Bleu Cheese Dressing & Dip $1.39, Tanimura & Antle Romaine Hearts $2.69, and Deutsche Kuche Sunflower Seed Bread $1.79

 ALDI for your New YEAR 2013

As you might be aware, last year we shopped ALDI’s  for New Years Eve Budget Party Ideas–  $50 Menu Planning where we featured all the great party food available at ALDI’s for great prices.  We also highlighted the wonderful beer and wine selection available for a New Years Party.  So this year, we checked out ALDI’s for special holiday foods with an emphasis on HEALTHY.  We also looked to the New Year of 2013 and what ALDI had available with for New Years Day and beyond for emphasizing “Good for You” foods.

New Years eve anniversary meals 2

Holiday Healthy Food Selections from ALDI and some fun choices too!  Top–Left to Right: $25 spent on a cart load of food; Tuscan Farms Dressing $1.39; selection of yellow and zucchini squash $1.99 for 3;  2nd Row–Left to Right: Burlwood Cellars Wine $4.99; $25 Worth of New Years groceries; 3rd Row–Left to Right: Honey Crisp Apples $3.69; Millville Fruit & Nut Granola $2.19;

Tips to Make your New Years Eve Anniversary Meals Great

Women over 45, ALDI’s offers you these tips for planning your Holiday Meals via food stylist Jennifer Stahl:

  • Keep it Simple. Don’t overthink it. Remember, “Less is More” when designing your menus.  ALDI has everything you need at prices up to 50 percent* less than traditional grocers.
  •  Somewhat Homemade. Combine traditional homemade recipes with pre-made items for a holiday spread that is sure to please. Aldi has many items including the items we used in our recipe below to make delicious, make at home meals.  
  • The Perfect Table. See how beautiful our New Years Eve Anniversary Meal looks?  Let the food be the star by using white or black/white  plates, bowls and serving dishes.  ALDI is a great place to pick up what you need. ALDI sells 1,400 of the most commonly purchased high-quality grocery items, including fresh produce and fresh meats, plus an additional selection of winter seasonal items.
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New Years Eve Anniversary Chopped Chicken Salad with Bleu Cheese Dressing
 
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This lovely Chopped Chicken Salad is a perfect dinner for two for your New Years Eve Anniversary. Amp up the quantities and serve it to all your guests
Recipe type: Chicken
Cuisine: Holiday
Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • One head Romaine Heart (washed and chopped)
  • 10 mini Carrots chopped
  • 1 Large cooked Chicken breast finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Bleu Cheese Dressing

Instructions
  1. Layer ½ the chopped Lettuce, carrots, chicken and Parmesan cheese per plate.
  2. Serve with Bleu Cheese dressing to the side.

Notes
This would be a perfect make ahead dish for a larger party anytime during the year.

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Blog Note: “I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for ALDI. I received a gift certificate to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating.”

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  1. Sarah Knoke says:

    I love Aldi and that recipe looks amazing! Tomorrow is my shopping day I might have to pick up the items to make it!

  2. Sarah Knoke says:

    As a side note, I met my husband on New Years eve 6 years ago! It’s an extra special day for us too!

  3. Sarah says:

    You guys look almost the exact same! Holy moly! Happy anniversary!

    The recipe sounds fantastic too! Super easy!

  4. Teresha says:

    Aw, Happy Anniversary! …and Happy New Year!

  5. Happy Anniversary! You both look great after all these years! ;) Hope you both have a wonderful New Year =D

  6. Michele says:

    Congratulations! You make a lovely New Year’s couple!

  7. Dawn says:

    Happy Anniversary!! :)

    Oh, and that salad looks yummy. Love chicken salads! :)

    Dawn

  8. Grace Hodgin says:

    This looks like a recipe we would love here. Thanks so much for sharing. Happy Anniversary too.

  9. Susan Coster says:

    After learning that our local food pantry shelves were bare after their Christmas giveaway, my husband and I went to Aldi where I thought we could get MORE BANG FOR OUR BUCK (which we did!) and spent $50 on groceries for the Niles Center Food Pantry in Skokie, IL.

    Happy New Year and Happy Anniversary!

  10. librarypat says:

    We do not have an Aldi here, but there is one near where my dad lives. He shops there whenever he can get out. When I go up for a visit, I usually get him a gift card for there.

  11. Ellen Dolgen says:

    Looks delish! Will try it definitely, thanks!

  12. I Love that recipe for chopped chicken salad and will make it tonight!

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