Dinner

People are Obsessed with Trader Joe’s Frozen Foods

Of course Trader Joe's is my favorite store, but it always makes me giggle a bit to find out how much others enjoy it. Especially when those flattering comments about Trader Joe's are being shared by a mainstream news source. The video below is from Business Insider, an online publication, that for the most part focuses on business news. This video is one of their more playful, and is featuring comments from their own reporters (I assume) about the benefits, and enjoyment that they get…
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Dinner

When You Need a Quick Meal, Trader Joe’s has you Covered

When you have had a long day, cooking is the last thing that you want to do. What better way to end the day then is a quick stop in your local Trader Joe's for a quick meal. No, I'm not suggesting that like Whole Foods, that Trader Joe's has started serving meals, and offering tables to eat at, but instead pick up one of these great pastas and salads. They are always fresh, almost amazingly so considering I am sure that they come from…
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Holiday

Happy Fourth of July

Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. The Congress actually voted to declare independence two days earlier, on July 2. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events…
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Dinner

Trader Joes: A Complete Salad – Caesar Style

There are many foods in my world that I can say that I love, and of those foods that I love, this is at the top, or very near the top of the list. I love salads of most any kind, and I have a special fondness for Caesar salads, of which I have had many types of the years. I have had those with the traditional fixings like this one from Trader Joe’s, to more exotic creations having eggs, strips of bacon, or a…
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Favorite

Great Find for Us Salad Lovers

I am a HUGE lover of salads, especially at lunch time, but I always find it cumbersome to take a salad with me for lunch. Either you put everything together and parts of my salad get soggy which I hate, or some items dry out. Also, if you put the dressing on before, what a mess, and usually the salad dressing becomes overpowering, and the vegetables wilt. There appears to be a great solution though, and it's not very expensive either. Amazon has a lot…
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General Trader Joes Facts

The Ultimate App for a Trader Joe’s Fan

I just stumbled on this on Amazon today, and I will be honest that I doubt if I will download it. You see, not much of a cook here myself, and for me to have a app on my iPhone that offers 900 recipes, would be pretty useless. The product features page of the application says that its recipes only use Trader Joe's ingredients, so that is pretty interesting in itself. I mean Trader's is pretty vast in its offerings, but I never thought of it…
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Beverage

Trader Joe’s Low Sodium Garden Patch

I have to admit that I do love tomatoes. I love them in about any form or fashion, except raw where I just bite into one. Not a fan of doing that with tomatoes, pears, apples or anything like that. I guess it's a "texture" thing, or something, but never have liked it. Sometimes, when I crave tomatoes and I know that I would binge if I prepared pasta with tomato sauce, I will instead have V-8 or plain tomato juice, which will usually satisfy…
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Favorite

Are These the Best Deal at Trader Joe’s?

What is the best deal at Trader Joe's stores? Well, there are so many, it is hard to choose, but these might be the number one deal in the place. First off, they are less than a quarter each, so to me that is an awesome deal right there. I mean what else in the world can you get for that price. I guess I should add a caveat to that since they are 19 cents each at my local Trader Joe's, but may not be the…
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Quick Meals

Trader Joe’s Reduced Guilt Popcorn – A Favorite

Trader Joe's Reduced Guilt Popcorn is a personal favorite of mine. Of course I am a huge fan of snacks and anything made of popcorn, so considering the ease of having this, of course is would be a favorite. Once you open the rather large bag, you are greeted by a lightly salted popcorn treat, just like what you would make yourself, or perhaps have at the movie theater. Like most items at Trader Joe's the salt is kept at a minimum, and there is…
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Dinner

A Favorite – Trader Joe’s Chicken Lasagna

Great for lunch or dinner. Share with a friend! This is one of my favorite items to buy for dinner at Trader Joe's, chicken lasagna. It's one of those items that if you have it once, you will almost crave it at times, especially if you are like me, and LOVE pasta in general anyway. At four (4) servings per container, or one (1) for people like me, it is very filling. Calories are not too bad, even if you do eat the entire container yourself, being…
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