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01-10-2008 03:45 PM
candacec TJ's has these little single-serving plastic packages of biryani rice that are awesome and vegan! Perfect for a quick healthy meal.
01-05-2008 03:20 PM
danakscully64
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Originally Posted by Nickle00 View Post

How IS that ezekial bread? I almost bought it but for some reason the whole thing with the scripture on the front turned me off from buying it. It just felt weird reading bible scipture on my bread.



I'm not a huge fan either. It reminds me of sandpaper. I know it's super healthy, but I'd rather eat something else. I used to buy the 8 grain TJ brand, but it's been a while since I've needed bread.... I've been living off some I bought from the HFS 2 months ago and the Sara Lee corn syrup filled kind *shrugs* It's soft.
01-04-2008 08:49 AM
eggplant
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Originally Posted by IamJen View Post

re: Ezekiel Bread. I've had it 3 times now, and found it absolutely revolting every time. Kind of like eating compressed dirt. We had some over Christmas and even IS, who's not picky about bread, didn't dig it. Bleah.



I think the TJ's brand sprouted bread (I buy the rye) is much better than Ezekiel. Read the ingredients though since, although I know the sprouted rye is vegan, I can't remember if all of their sprouted breads are.
01-04-2008 04:21 AM
IamJen re: Ezekiel Bread. I've had it 3 times now, and found it absolutely revolting every time. Kind of like eating compressed dirt. We had some over Christmas and even IS, who's not picky about bread, didn't dig it. Bleah.
01-03-2008 09:04 PM
Trent Steele My TJ does a "make your own six-pack" where you can buy mix-n-match beers in a six-pack. Pretty neat, says the lush. I like getting snacks for the office there, too, especially dried fruit. And then there's this blonde who works there on the weekends. Oh, and the chili spiced mango. That's a no-brainer.
01-03-2008 08:52 PM
Nickle00
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Originally Posted by ebonygurl00 View Post

Trader Joe's is my favorite store! My staple items (I have an unhealthy diet, hehe) are 1/2 the price of my local grocery store's "meatless" section. My staple items are:



Trader Joes Meatless Corndogs

Morningstar Farms Veggie Bacon

Morningstar Farms Breakfast Sausage Patties

Gardenburger Riblets

Vegetable Masala (sp?) burgers

Whole-wheat pastas

Frozen Trader Giotto's Cheese Pasta

Southern Mix Greens

Salad

Tofurkey

Fresh pizza dough

Foccacia Bread

Ezekiel Bread

Earth Balance

Naan bread



I'm sure there's more I'm missing. I just love Trader Joes!





How IS that ezekial bread? I almost bought it but for some reason the whole thing with the scripture on the front turned me off from buying it. It just felt weird reading bible scipture on my bread.
01-03-2008 08:39 PM
Nickle00 I just went there last night!! I don't get there too often seeing as it's a 40 minute drive but I got:

Chili

Black Bean Soup

Split Pea Soup

Mini Pita Bread

Frozen Thai-Style Soy Ginger Carrots...delish!!

Potato Medley (frozen)





Few other things too but I don't remember what.... I love, love, love the fact that they sell re-usable insulated shopping bags AND they're only 2 bucks...fabulous, just fabulous!! Love it!! Peace & Love!!
01-03-2008 12:47 AM
danakscully64 What was wrong with the banana waffles? I have a tiny issue with frozen waffles... usually the burn on the outside and are frozen in the middle. I put them in the microwave for a few seconds first before they go to the toaster. I really like the banana waffles, I've just cut back on what I buy now because I end up not eating it.



I had this for the first time today and LIKED it (never before have I liked tofu): Stir Fry (asparagus, carrots, green beans, etc), brown rice, and pressed firm tofu soaked in teriyaki sauce. Yummmm! New delicious meal!
01-03-2008 12:44 AM
danakscully64
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Originally Posted by Graykisses View Post

My daughter is 5 and a nut! LOL



You don't even have to say the last part... when you said she was 5, it was implied that she's a nut



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Ok, went to TJ's again and this is what i picked up:



Decaf Green Tea

Liquid Egg Whites

Fresh Guac (thanks Danaskully)

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LOVE the green tea... I buy the bags in bulk and brew a gallon for the fridge (for my family and I).



What I used to do... I'd buy the low carb wheat tortillas (you can use any kind), then I'd make some scrambled egg whites, put them on the tortilla along with some of the guacamole and some hot sauce... Yum I stopped eating eggs a while back, but I miss that.



My bf wanted to move out of state for law school... I told him San Diego is my top choice, and now he's starting to lean the same way. San Diego has everything: Trader Joe's, Henry's (Wild Oats), Whole Foods... I'd be in HEAVEN
12-30-2007 03:33 PM
Graykisses The banana waffles made me almost vomit today whereas my daughter ate them and is fine. I won't be buying those again
12-29-2007 05:07 PM
Graykisses
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Originally Posted by danakscully64 View Post

How old is your daughter?



The guacamole I get is this one: http://flickr.com/photos/megrje/465299530/

Love it! No onion chunks (something I hate at restaurants).



I LOVE tea... I'm a tea-aholic. I'm drinking cranberry blood orange now (Republic of Tea).



My daughter is 5 and a nut! LOL



Ok, went to TJ's again and this is what i picked up:



Organic Tortilla Chips

Liquid Egg Whites

Decaf Green Tea

Banana Waffles

Asian Style Shrimp Stir Fry

Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

Charles Shaw Shiraz (to toast new years woohoo)

Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk x 2

Organic Frozen Green Beans

Fresh Guac (thanks Danaskully)

Organic Apple Cider Vinegar (for my hair)

Vanilla Ice Cream

Tomatoes

Fat Free Caramel Popcorn

White Cheddar Popcorn

Apple rings x 2 (These really help clean me out. sorry if tmi)

Spinach Salad



All this came to $54.52. that rocks!!



This TJ does not sell Stripples. I fear i will never get to taste them
12-27-2007 09:06 PM
danakscully64
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Originally Posted by Graykisses View Post

A few things on your list could have been in my basket if not for my daughter acting out of her mind with boredom I like the pita cinnamon chips, didn't get any of those. Missed the guac and definitely missed the pome tea. At least I have my apple rings



How old is your daughter?



The guacamole I get is this one: http://flickr.com/photos/megrje/465299530/

Love it! No onion chunks (something I hate at restaurants).



I LOVE tea... I'm a tea-aholic. I'm drinking cranberry blood orange now (Republic of Tea).
12-27-2007 03:41 PM
SammyLuffsYou Almond milk. It just taste so good wth my ceral.
12-25-2007 06:34 PM
Graykisses
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Originally Posted by danakscully64 View Post

Okay, I'm about to take a mental trip through the store...



~Lettuce mix (for my rabbit)

~Carrots

~Nuts (huge selection, great price)

~Kashi Autumn Wheat cereal

~Soy Milk (regular and chocolate)

~Spinach Ricotta ravioli

~Guacamole

~Tea (Pomegranate White Tea, Stash Lemon Ginger)

~Stick Butter & Earth Balance

~Organic Lemon Yogurt (It's yummy, but always throw it away b/c I don't eat it)

~Eggs (for my dog, $1.19 for a dozen!)

~Gardenburger Riblets (although the last 2 times they've tasted like cigges)

~Frozen peas, asparagus, and stir fry veggies

~Penne arrabbiata (AWESOME and vegan)

~Frozen brown rice

~Double Rainbow Soy ice cream (Cherry chocolate chip)

~Organic Sugar

~Pure maple syrup

~Personal products (soaps, face wash, laudry detergent)

~Dog Food cans (not for me, obviously)

~Canned beans (always like to have a couple on hand)

~Pita cinnamon sugar chips

~8 in 1 bread

~Handmade tortillas



I could keep going, but I'll spare everyone

A few things on your list could have been in my basket if not for my daughter acting out of her mind with boredom I like the pita cinnamon chips, didn't get any of those. Missed the guac and definitely missed the pome tea. At least I have my apple rings
12-25-2007 05:42 PM
danakscully64 Okay, I'm about to take a mental trip through the store...



~Lettuce mix (for my rabbit)

~Carrots

~Nuts (huge selection, great price)

~Kashi Autumn Wheat cereal

~Soy Milk (regular and chocolate)

~Spinach Ricotta ravioli

~Guacamole

~Tea (Pomegranate White Tea, Stash Lemon Ginger)

~Stick Butter & Earth Balance

~Organic Lemon Yogurt (It's yummy, but always throw it away b/c I don't eat it)

~Eggs (for my dog, $1.19 for a dozen!)

~Gardenburger Riblets (although the last 2 times they've tasted like cigges)

~Frozen peas, asparagus, and stir fry veggies

~Penne arrabbiata (AWESOME and vegan)

~Frozen brown rice

~Double Rainbow Soy ice cream (Cherry chocolate chip)

~Organic Sugar

~Pure maple syrup

~Personal products (soaps, face wash, laudry detergent)

~Dog Food cans (not for me, obviously)

~Canned beans (always like to have a couple on hand)

~Pita cinnamon sugar chips

~8 in 1 bread

~Handmade tortillas



I could keep going, but I'll spare everyone
12-25-2007 05:40 PM
karenlovessnow
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Originally Posted by SotallyTober View Post

My fav is the cinnamon pita chips and the old fashion graham crackers ... the thick ones that are more like cookies.





They have thick graham crackers!!?? I need to check that out!

And I love the cinnamon pita chips!
12-25-2007 05:35 PM
danakscully64
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Originally Posted by Graykisses View Post

Morningstars bacon is horrendous Won't be buying that again



Agree, it's BAD! I prefer the Lightlife Smart Bacon. It doesn't taste a dang thing like bacon, but I love it. It's definately an aquired taste. I like to overcook mine and then dip it in maple syrup
12-25-2007 10:58 AM
Graykisses Morningstars bacon is horrendous Won't be buying that again
12-25-2007 10:58 AM
Graykisses Morningstars bacon is horrendous Won't be buying that again
12-25-2007 10:46 AM
greensgood selection of dark chocolate and cocoa powder....

it is a dream to be able to pick the percentage and country of origin of chocolate...

my most fav is dark chocolate with raisins and pecans!
12-25-2007 10:46 AM
greensgood selection of dark chocolate and cocoa powder....

it is a dream to be able to pick the percentage and country of origin of chocolate...

my most fav is dark chocolate with raisins and pecans!
12-25-2007 10:37 AM
Graykisses
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Originally Posted by *AHIMSA* View Post

Well, it isn't "vegetarian" either!



Looks like a nice haul. I love Trader Joe's.





heyi was tired so cut me some slack LOL
12-25-2007 10:37 AM
Graykisses
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Originally Posted by *AHIMSA* View Post

Well, it isn't "vegetarian" either!



Looks like a nice haul. I love Trader Joe's.





heyi was tired so cut me some slack LOL
12-25-2007 09:28 AM
eggplant Things I buy from TJ's:



tofu

olive oil

flax meal

Shredded Spoonfuls cereal

soymilk

valencia peanut butter

all-fruit jam

sprouted rye bread

wholegrain baguettes

whole wheat pita

Earth Balance

dried mango

a variety of nuts and seeds

toilet paper, paper towels, tissues

lotion

shampoo

Desert Essence face wash

maple syrup

large bag o' oranges

organic bananas

bag o' organic baby spinach

frozen blueberries and strawberries

black bean and corn enchiladas

basmati and jasmine brown rice



Of course I don't buy all of this every time I go, but this is everything I can think of that I buy there (I'm sure there's more I forgot). I love it!
12-25-2007 09:28 AM
eggplant Things I buy from TJ's:



tofu

olive oil

flax meal

Shredded Spoonfuls cereal

soymilk

valencia peanut butter

all-fruit jam

sprouted rye bread

wholegrain baguettes

whole wheat pita

Earth Balance

dried mango

a variety of nuts and seeds

toilet paper, paper towels, tissues

lotion

shampoo

Desert Essence face wash

maple syrup

large bag o' oranges

organic bananas

bag o' organic baby spinach

frozen blueberries and strawberries

black bean and corn enchiladas

basmati and jasmine brown rice



Of course I don't buy all of this every time I go, but this is everything I can think of that I buy there (I'm sure there's more I forgot). I love it!
12-25-2007 09:11 AM
Rani My TJ's favorites:

Gardenburger Riblets

Soy nuggets

Nut butters

Tofu

Tofurkey

Coffee

Wasabi Peas

Shampoo and conditioner

Body Lotion

whole wheat pasta



I never buy produce there because I also hate the extra packaging and I prefer to pick my own veggies and fruit out, not to mention these items are overpriced at TJ.
12-25-2007 09:11 AM
Rani My TJ's favorites:

Gardenburger Riblets

Soy nuggets

Nut butters

Tofu

Tofurkey

Coffee

Wasabi Peas

Shampoo and conditioner

Body Lotion

whole wheat pasta



I never buy produce there because I also hate the extra packaging and I prefer to pick my own veggies and fruit out, not to mention these items are overpriced at TJ.
12-25-2007 08:33 AM
GhostUser My fav is the cinnamon pita chips and the old fashion graham crackers ... the thick ones that are more like cookies.
12-25-2007 08:33 AM
GhostUser My fav is the cinnamon pita chips and the old fashion graham crackers ... the thick ones that are more like cookies.
12-25-2007 01:52 AM
*AHIMSA*
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Originally Posted by Graykisses View Post


shrimp stir fry (yes i know this isn't veggetarian)

Well, it isn't "vegetarian" either!



Looks like a nice haul. I love Trader Joe's.
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