Trader Joe’s Candy Coated Chocolate Drops (aka Not M&M’s)

Trader Joe’s Candy Chocolate Chocolate Drops are finally the answer to cheap tasting M&M’s. You can taste the milk chocolate not just a milk chocolate flavor. These are a wonderful addition to TJ’s candy selection! Continue reading “Trader Joe’s Candy Coated Chocolate Drops (aka Not M&M’s)”


Trader Joe’s Rice Cracker Medley (Gluten Free)

FullSizeRender 3I found this bag of Trader Joe’s Rice Cracker Medley in the new item section this past weekend. However, the official TJ’s web page seems to have no information on this product as I write this post. The Rice Cracker medley is a mix of baked rice crackers and flavored with soy, salt & vinegar, chili, and bonus wasabi green peas.  Continue reading “Trader Joe’s Rice Cracker Medley (Gluten Free)”

Trader Joe’s Shooting Stars Cookies (Limited Supply)

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Trader Joe’s Shooting Stars Chocolate- Coated Sugar Cookies Covered in Popping Candy (aka Pop Rocks) is a fun cookie treat for adults and children or my cat who ate one popping candy that fell on the floor.  Continue reading “Trader Joe’s Shooting Stars Cookies (Limited Supply)”

Trader Joe’s Mango Jicama Slaw

IMG_1104 2Mango, mango we love the mango! I feel like that is the mantra at Trader Joe’s headquarters right now. So much mango this summer. Also, a risky fruit to push to the masses who can be scared by anything new they have never tried. I recently had friends over for a BBQ and grabbed the TJ’s Mango Jicama Slaw as a side dish to go with my yummy ribs. The ribs and the slaw were a big hit. Read more…

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Trader Joe’s Popcorn in a Pickle (Seasonal)


front of bagDill pickle flavored popcorn is one of the more out there seasonal summer items at TJ’s. This is its second summer appearance, which means it was popular enough to be brought back another year. Get ready to pucker up, it’s gluten free and kosher and safe for most people to give it a try.  Continue reading “Trader Joe’s Popcorn in a Pickle (Seasonal)”

Trader Joe’s Cold Pressed Cantaloupe Juice

frontmixedCold pressed juices are the trendy thing to spend $6+ dollars on.  It’s juice that comes with a trendy hipster price and feeling of smugness that my fruit drink is better than your fruit drink. Over the last couple years Trader Joe’s has introduced a number of Cold Pressed Juices, including Green, Red, Yellow, and Watermelon. This year they went outside of the juice box and created TJ’s Cold Pressed Cantaloupe Juice. Each 15.2-ounce, 140-calorie bottle contains only cantaloupe juice and lime juice. Continue reading “Trader Joe’s Cold Pressed Cantaloupe Juice”