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18 Trader Joe's Products I Absolutely Adored In 2021 (Plus 10 More I Wouldn't Buy Again)

I browsed the aisles of Trader Joe's all year long, and here's what I discovered.

I'm Hannah, and you might know me as a big Trader Joe's fan. I love TJ's for its creative products, affordable prices, and constantly changing seasonal foods, but not everything on the shelves is a winner. So I rounded up my absolute favorite Trader Joe's products I've eaten over the past year, plus a few I wouldn't buy again.

1. BUY: Pa Jeon (Scallion Pancakes)

2. BUY: Pastry Pups

3. SKIP: Crunchy Almond Butter Puffs Cereal

A box of almond butter crunch cereal.

4. BUY: Kung Pao Cauliflower Tempura

Kung Pao Cauliflower Tempura with rice and slaw.

5. SKIP: Creamy Cauliflower Jalapeño Dip

Creamy Cauliflower Jalapeño Dip

6. BUY: Argentinian Red Shrimp

7. SKIP: Beef Pho Soup

8. BUY: Refrigerated Pizza Dough

9. BUY: Chili Onion Crunch

10. BUY: Mushroom & Truffle Pesto

Mushroom and truffle pesto.

11. SKIP: Kale Gnocchi

A bag of kale gnocchi.

12. BUY: Canestrato Pepato Sardinian Sheep's Milk Cheese

13. SKIP: Organic Watermelon Jerky

A bag of Organic Watermelon Jerky

14. BUY: Cacio e Pepe Ravioli

Cacio e Pepe Ravioli

15. BUY: Fully Cooked Carnitas

16. SKIP: Many Things Snack Mix

A bag of Many Things Snack Mix

17. BUY: Creamy Tomato Soup

18. BUY: Truffle Marcona Almonds

A cheese and charcuterie board with marcona almonds.

19. SKIP: Romesco Dip

Romesco dip.

20. BUY: Frozen Garlic Naan

21. SKIP: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Caulfilower pizza crust.

22. BUY: Gone Bananas

23. BUY: Nova Salmon Pieces

24. BUY: Bruschetta Sauce

A tub of bruschetta sauce.

25. BUY: Chicken Soup Dumplings

26. SKIP: Oat Milk

A carton of oat milk.

27. BUY: Elote Corn Chip Dippers

Elote corn dippers.

28. SKIP: Hearts of Palm Pasta

A box of hearts of palm pasta.

So, what were your favorite Trader Joe's products of the year? Drop 'em into the comments below!

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