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Feb 19, 2013 09:15 PM

Your Top 5 Trader Joe's Products? [OLD]

What are your top five products from Trader Joe's that you try to always have in your kitchen? Here's mine:

1. Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
2. Frozen Turkey Meatballs
3. Frozen Eggplant Cutlets
4. Blueberry Pomegranate Sherbet
5. Tomato Basil Marinara

It's hard to stop at five, but there it is. What's yours?

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  1. The ones I always keep on hand, in no particular order:

    Vegetable masala burgers
    TJ's hashbrowns (the patties)
    Trader Giotto's imported olive oil
    Jasmine brown rice
    Belgian chocolate pudding

    I like many of TJ's prepared foods but get them now and again, not every time.

    1. 1. Habanero hot sauce
      2. frozen hash brown patties
      3. chocolate stuffed french toast (for my son)
      4. breakfast burritos (for my son)
      5. frozen chocolate covered banana slices (for me!)

      3 Replies
      1. re: AmyH

        When I went to TJ's last night the chocolate stuffed french toast was gone. I asked the guy stocking the freezer if it was just out of stock but he said he thought it was discontinued because it was not very popular and not a big seller. Needless to say my son was not happy.

        1. re: AmyH

          Sorry to hear that, and can relate - if TJ's ever pulled their Multigrain French Toast from the shelves I would be hurting. BTW - I know it's probably a far cry from the chocolate stuffed one, but if your son hasn't yet tried the multigrain kind it is quick to prepare and delicious.

          1. re: littleflower

            Thanks. Yes, we've had the multigrain ones and enjoy them. I think I may still have a couple in the freezer. He preferred the chocolate stuffed ones, but will have to settle for the multigrain now.

      2. Chocolate covered peanut butter filled pretzels (this could be the entire list....just these!!!)
        Frozen Haricort Verts
        Frozen Roasted Corn
        Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
        Coffee Ice Cream

        1. Definitely:

          Dark chocolate peanut butter cups
          Frozen chickenless tenders
          Chicken cilantro wontons
          Frozen turkey meatballs
          Soy yogurts (saves me having to go to Whole Foods)

          1. Spicy Egg White Salad
            Pizza Parlano (always have a couple of these on hand for the kids)
            Organic Apple Slices (great for lunchboxes and lazy snacking)
            Frozen turkey meatballs
            Frozen indian meals