May 1, 2019
You guys are always asking for what I am eating or what I buy at the grocery store so I complied a list of my goto shopping list at Trader Joe’s alongside 5 easy meals with the ingredients I get. I also included some of your favorites from Trader Joe’s.
Pre-cooked Turkey Meatballs
Cauliflower Fried Rice – sooo good! See recipe here
Riced Cauliflower – the frozen kind is a great alternative to the fresh cauliflower rice when you don’t plan to eat it right away
Veggie Fried Rice – add in ground chicken and use Aminos in place of soy!
Cauliflower pizza crust
Pancakes – for the kiddos
Green Beans – love these!
Roasted Corn (Michael loves this and a nice side to serve with Mexican dishes)
Rice in a bag – Organic Jasmine White / Brown Rice
Fresh herbs – cilantro, basil
Shaved Brussel Sprouts
Pre- Chopped Veggies – Fresh for easy grills or skillets
Carrot Ginger Dressing
Green Goddess Dressing
Fresh Silver-dollar Pancakes – the kids love these
Ravioli – always trying new flavors-kids love cheese anything
Dark Choc Covered Almonds with Sea Salt
Dried Fruit – mango, blueberries, raspberries
Goat Cheese- love the crumble kind
Almond Shredded Cheese
Salsa- Green Verde and Corn are my fave!
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Fresh Flowers- who can walk into TJ’s and not pick up some of their beautiful flowers?! It is a must every time!
Everything but the Bagel
Balsamic Reduction Syrup
Island Soyaki Marinate
Candied Pecans, Seasame Honey Cashews & Honey Roasted Almonds (great for salads & charcuterie/cheese boards!)
Chicken Jalapeno Sausage & Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage
Kids PBJ & ABC Bars
Berry Pie (Frozen)
Milk Chocolate Covered PB Pretzels
White Cheddar Corn Puffs
Yellow Curry Chopped Salad Kit
Mahi Mahi Burgers
Veggie Fried Rice & Frozen Cauli Rice
Spinach & Kale Green Yogurt Dip
Quinoa Black Bean Chips
Choc Chip Cookie Sandwich
Everything But the Bagel Seasoning
Frozen Mango Chunks for Smoothie & Bowls
Siracha BBQ Sauce
Air Dried Broccoli
Mochi Ice Cream
Jalapeno Lime Almond Dip
Reduced Guilt Chunky Guacomole
Bibimbap Bowls (so good – very spicy!)
Vegan Kale Pesto
Organic Frozen Greens (kale, zucchini, peas, broccoli & onion)
PB Protein Granola
Coconut Cream Yogurt
Flax Seed Peanut Butter
Hot & Spicy Pickles
Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus
Frozen Choc Covered Strawberries
Chicken Burrito Bowl
Tomato Feta Soup
Cauliflower Fried Rice //
1 Bag of Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Rice
Sriracha and Low Sodium Soy Sauce
Use a medium sauce pan with cooking spray to cook the eggs scramble style. Set aside once cooked.
In the same pan add in bag of Cauliflower rice and cook until no longer froze.
Add in egg, soy sauce (as much to you liking) and sriracha.
So good and satisfies my craving for fried rice!
Meatball Ravioli //
Frozen Turkey Meatballs
Tomato Basil Marinara
In a large sautepan add 8 cups of Lightly salted water to boil. Add in the fresh ravioli. Return to a boil and let cook for 3-4mins. Drain pasta and to the a pan with meatballs.
For the meatballs I place a whole bag of meatballs (for the whole family) and microwave them for 2 mins so they are unthawed and then I add them to a pan on the stovetop. I continue to cook them until they are brown and I will add in spinach to sneak greens into my kids meals.
After I add the marinara sauce and then the ravioli.
Another options Michael and I will do is use spaghetti squash instead of ravioli.
Chicken Sausage and Penne Pasta //
Cut up the Trader Joe’s Chicken Sausage and add it to a skillet. Then add the Penne Arrabbiata to the skillet (frozen) and then I like to add mine to a bed of fresh spinach.
Marinated Chicken //
Island Soyaki Marinate
Place however many chicken breasts you would like into a large ziplock bag and cover them with the Trader Joes Island Soyaki Marinate. I like to marinate mine over night but you can also do it for 1-2 hours if need be.
Then you can either cook the chicken breasts on the grill or in a skillet. This is super easy and has such great flavor. You can either pair it with grilled veggies or I will have mine with the Trader Joes Jasmine Rice if we aren’t grilling.
Cauliflower Pizza //
Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Pizza Crust
Trader Joe’s Turkey Meatballs
Bake the Cauliflower crust first as instructed on the box. Then add your desired toppers. I like to add marinara pizza sauce, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil and then add the Trader Joes Turkey Meat Balls. Place the pizza back in the oven for 10-15 mins or until your cheese is bubbly and the edges are a little brown.
Am I missing anything on my shopping list? Leave a comment if I am missing anything I have to try for myself or the kids!