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    Jun 11, 2020

    Here Are 200+ Trader Joe's Tips, Tricks, And Product Recommendations

    If you're not a Trader Joe's fan already, you will be by the end of this post.

    Any loyal Trader Joe's shopper knows that this national grocery store store is a total wonderland full of fan favorites, hidden gems, and delicious shortcut meals.

    A suburban Trader Joe's store.
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    So I put together hundreds of Trader Joe's tips, tricks, hacks, and recommendations to enhance your grocery shopping experience, cook like a pro, and stock your kitchen with the best products T.J's has to offer.

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    1. Here are dozens of ideas for turning a few T.J's ingredients into a gourmet meal.

    2. And over 20 products that make it simple (and fun) to eat wholesome, nutritious meals.

    3. Speaking of wholesome meals, here's a full review of T.J's frozen kale gnocchi.

    A plate of kale gnocchi with grated Parmesan.

    4. Oh, and we reviewed T.J's frozen butternut squash crust, a must-try for pizza.

    Butternut squash pizza with cheese and pesto.

    5. Here are some tips and tricks for navigating Trader Joe's aisles like a pro.

    A Trader Joe's Fearless Flyer check-list of groceries.

    6. Here's a roundup of satisfying lunches that call for just three Trader Joe's products.

    7. Oh, and here are some more three-ingredient Trader Joe's dinners for lazy nights.

    8. And we rounded up some cheap and simple vegan dinner recipes using all T.J's products, of course.

    Two flat breads, one topped with sliced tomatoes, red onion, and pesto and the other with caramelized onion, Brussels sprouts, and pesto.

    9. Plus, here's everything you need to know about T.J's plant-based protein patties.

    The patties

    10. Anyone trying to cut back on carbs will appreciate these Keto T.J's finds.

    11. And here's a bunch of borderline genius hacks to make the most of your groceries.

    PRO TIP: put Trader Joe’s Everything Bagel seasoning on your avocado toast. It’s LIFE CHANGING

    12. Need to replenish your snack drawer? Here are some products that Trader Joe's shoppers swear by.

    13. Oh, and of course there are the frozen products that T.J's shoppers can't live without.

    14. Here's an in-depth look at T.J's cauliflower products and which are worth your money.

    15. And a long list of the T.J's products that are 100% worth your money.

    Chocolate croissants on a baking sheet

    16. Plus, here are some seasonal products that you don't want to miss.

    A jar of chili onion crunch
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    17. Here are the Trader Joe's secrets you'll wish you knew yesterday.

    An image with text: "You can return anything — even opened items without a receipt — for a full refund."

    18. Need some cooking inspo? Shoppers told us about the Trader Joe's recipes they make on repeat.

    19. Here's how to use Trader Joe's products to host a seriously low-effort but delicious holiday meal.

    Thanksgiving side dishes like mac 'n' cheese, scalloped potatoes, stuffing, mashed sweet potato, and regular mashed potatoes in bowls.

    20. And of course, we can't forget about a 92-year-old grandmother's favorite Trader Joe's finds.

    My grandmother at Trader Joe's, showing off a package of "dunkers" cookies.