Bariatric Surgery Friendly Trader Joe's Shopping List: I heart Trader Joe's

I could never live in a town that doesn't have a Trader Joe's. I buy too many things at this store and I can't imagine life without them. I heart Trader Joe's.

These are some of the things I pick up on a regular basis:

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Everything But the Bagel Spice! Trust Me! (on everything)
Onion Salt (it's not salty) Trust Me Again! (great for yogurt dips)
Rice Cauliflower Stir Fry Mix (freezer section)
Oven Baked Cheese Bites
Cheese section (especially Goat cheese with herbs, fresh Mozzarella - mini fresh mozzarella balls for bean salad, Rosemary Asiago, Burrata, Whole Milk Ricotta, Baby Brie)
Pesto (refrigerated section)
Fage Yogurt (refrigerated section)
Arctic Char (frozen)
Crab Stuffed Flounder (frozen)
Frozen Fruits (for protein smoothies especially the organic blueberries (my fav), mango chunks, cherries, mixed berries)
Frozen Veggies (spinach, peas, broccoli, grilled corn, riced cauliflower)
Fresh Veggies (avocado, basil, crimini mushrooms, zucchini)
Nuts (cashews, Marcona almonds, raw almonds, sliced toasted almonds, pecans - my fav)
Giant Raisins (three types in one bag)
Fresh Salsa (refrigerated section)
Vitamin Section (a great sublingual b-12, chewable C)
Canned Artichokes (not in oil)
Organic Pumpkin (canned)
Hummus (refrigerated section)
Cilantro Yogurt Dip (refrigerated section)
Ground Buffalo Steak Burgers (see my review)
Tofutti Cuties (Soy Ice Cream Bars 1/2 of this tiny bar is a scary good once and a while treat)
Sicilian Olive Oil (best price)
Butter (best price)
Wasabi Mayonnaise
Chicken Chile Verde (frozen - not to eat on its own I use as a base for Chicken Tortilla Soup)
Spinach Artichoke Dip (frozen)
Coffee (New Mexican Pinon), Cold Brew Concentrate
Tea (Honeybush and Rooibos)
Mushroom Asiago Chicken Sausage
McCann's Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal
Chicken Lime Burgers (frozen)
Chicken Patties 4 cheese, spinach & artichoke (refrigerated)
Bruschetta Sauce (jarred)
Almond Meal/Flour
Chicken Patties with 4 cheese, Spinach & Artichoke (refrigerated section)
Chicken Breakfast Sausage (uncooked)
Cooked Lentils, Favas (refrigerated section)
Thai Style Soy Ginger Carrots
Langostino Lobster Meat
Frozen Crab Meat
Bratwurst (refrigerator section)
Just Sauce Turkey Bolognese (frozen)
Pumpkin Soup (seasonal)
Chicken Asada/Fajitas (refrigerated section)
Broccoli Kale Chicken Salad, Greek Salad, Citrus Chicken Salad (refrigerated section)
Red Quinoa
Chia Seeds
Powercrunch, some Quest Bars
Freeze Dried Fruit (fun addition to protein shakes)
Frozen and Fresh Riced Cauliflower

Trader Joe's Graveyard (Bring 'em back. Please and thank you)
Peanut Flour (sadly discontinued)
Garlic, Olive Oil & Feta Soy Crisps (sadly discontinued)

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