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Favorite Trader Joe's Food?

My mother in law just stocked our cupboard and freezer full of Trader Joes stuff. Having the Sambar Lentil stew right now and it is unreal. I live in NYC and cannot wait for the store to open up!!!!

Fri. Feb 3, 1:45pm

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I'd like to know what to buy once I get there

I don't live to far from a TJ's but I still haven't gotten there yet. Any favorites/recommendations would be great!

Friday, February 03, 2006, 3:06 PM

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I'd recommend:
Lo carb whole wheat tortillas
frozen fuits (esp mango + pineapple + peaches)
apple sauce in small pots
salmon burgers
ginger + scallion stir-fry sauce
thai red curry sauce
spiced chai teabags
cuban-style black beans
miso soup
olive tapenade

And if you don't care too much about cals, also try:
veggie potstickers
breakfast patties
baked snap peas
mochi japanese ice cream dessert
spinach + mushroom quiche

Also, their staple products are much cheaper than other stores and are often organic: milk, eggs, cheese (esp parmesan cheese), pasta, rice

Friday, February 03, 2006, 3:24 PM

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Almondina cookies
Fruit leather

I heart TJ's!

Friday, February 03, 2006, 4:01 PM

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Oh my gosh! I actually worked there for a while, so we had to sample as much as possible.

Avacado's number guacamole
Meatless meatballs
Jo-Jo's cookies
Pineapple salsa
Sharon's coconut sorbet
Roasted veggie (no cheese) frozen pizza
Just the Clusters Vanilla Almond (granola)
Tempting Trail Mix

and everything else, basically.

Friday, February 03, 2006, 4:17 PM

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they used to carry a cilantro chutney that I could drink, it was so good. Love the indian simmer sauces,
brown thai jasmine rice,
pumpkin granola,
whole wheat pitas,
plain yogurts,
mango chutney
various chicken sausages
and the frozen three berry blend

Friday, February 03, 2006, 7:23 PM

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TJ's is the best!

I love TJs. It depends on what you are looking for. Healthy foods that I love are:
canned fruit
non-frozen Indian dishes (watch the sodium)
soups (great way to get those vegis)
frozen indian food
frozen enchiladas
all of the frozen fruits
all of the frozen stir fries (especially the ones without potatoes)

Have fun!

Friday, February 03, 2006, 8:20 PM

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I absolutely love the Roasted Garlic and tomato soup, it is awesome and a great base for some recipes! I love the greek style yogurt, and the hummus. I always get the frozen chocolate covered banana's on a stick.

Saturday, February 04, 2006, 12:08 AM

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I like the frozen stir fries, and also the frozen fried rice. quick simple meals for when I just don't feel like cooking.

Saturday, February 04, 2006, 7:11 AM

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Thai Red curry sauce.. Having it right now over basmati rice and a little chicken.

Sunday, February 05, 2006, 5:14 PM

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I love the unsalted cashews and the Kashi crackers.
I was just there today.

Sunday, February 05, 2006, 5:21 PM

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