Friday, June 4, 2010

Foodie Friday: Trader Joe's

I love Trader Joe's. It's kind of a quirky grocery store that has some unique products you can't find anywhere else. The store itself is small, but has a good variety of items. And the prices are great! I only wish there was one in Newark.

Here are some of my favorite Trader Joe's products:
Microwaveable brown rice! It's cheap and healthy. Enough said.

Pizza dough. You can get whole wheat, regular, or garlic & herb. They're around $1 each and they are so convenient to freeze and then defrost when you feel like making a homemade pizza.

Love these! I don't actually like almonds, but for some reason these Cocoa Almonds are absolutely delicious. Doesn't hurt that they're dipped in chocolate. Lots of calories, though, so only eat a few at a time!

This is the best tasting natural peanut butter I have found. And it's very inexpensive.

I tried this Harvest Grains blend for the first time this week. It's like a rice mixture with proteins added in, such as mini garbanzo beans. So delicious and chewy!

Other Trader Joe's staples of mine are their chicken sausages and greek yogurts. What are your favorites?


  1. Try their red quinoa. It's great made with chicken broth!

    Aunt Susan

  2. oh man.. my tj's list could go on forever.

    tomato basil hummus w/
    flat pretzel chips
    veggie straws
    jarred pesto
    vanilla 0% greek yogurt
    mango granola
    blueberry oatmeal
    frozen EVERYTHING! lol..
    chicken chow mein
    teriyaki chicken
    veggie corn dogs
    chicken breasts/thighs

    that's what comes to mind right now. but i'm always finding new fun things. i LOVE it there!