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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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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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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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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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Canned Goods

Weekly Trader Joe’s Haul

My trip to Trader Joe's provided me with that "high" again Today was my weekly Trader Joe's haul, well as many call it anyway. I just call it a trip to the store, since Trader's is about the only store that I ever go to. Plus, I go a bit more than just once a week, so really can't call it weekly. Sometimes it's two, three times I may stop in. Just depends on my mood, and if I am craving something that I can…
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Canned Goods

Trader Joes Cuban Style Black Beans

A little bit of Cuba in a can! I am an odd duck when it comes to food, and the Trader Joes Cuban Style Black Beans is a personal favorite of mine. It's not a case of cravings like chocolate, or anything like that, but I do bring them home from the store pretty often. At only 100 calories per serving, I will often enjoy a can ( servings to normal people), for lunch, or with a Romain salad at dinner. The black beans offer…
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Baby Carrots, the Perfect Snack

When I think about a snack, if I don't have chips or things like that in the house, I often run to the refrigerator in pursuit of something to eat. Yes, you know how it is, you just have to have something, or you will blow away with the breeze the next time the A/C kicks on. Not really, at least not in my case. Snacking is a big problem for me, but I have found a small solution that works most times. Especially when…
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Trader Joe’s Ricotta & Spinach Tortelloni

Something quick from the freezer section! Trader Joe's Ricotta & Spinach Tortelloni is one of my personal favorites from the freezer section. It's inexpensive, tastes delicious, and is a pretty impressive looking dish too. When I started enjoying these was when I had a full-time job at a retailer, and I needed something inexpensive (I made no money there), quick to make in the microwave (the lines for the appliance were always long), and something that would be filling to get me through balance of my…
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