Trader Joe's Finds: Protein Maple Muffin, Creamy Cauliflower Dip & More

Nov 2 2020

Spotted on Shelves... (Trader Joe's Edition!)

Trader Joe's Protein Maple Muffin

1 container: 260 calories, 13g total fat (9g sat fat), 350mg sodium, 22g carbs, 3g fiber, 9g sugars, 12g protein -- SmartPoints® value 10*

This just-add-water (or milk!) gluten-free muffin mix is a seasonal standout! The taste reminds us of pancakes, syrup and all. We love that it’s packed with protein and puffs up nicely in its microwave-ready cup. We’ll be pairing it with a big bowl of berries for a breakfast to remember…

Trader Joe's Creamy Cauliflower Jalapeño Dip

2 tbsp.: 40 calories, 3.5g total fat (2g sat fat), 120mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, <1g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

We're not planning to limit this creamy dip to snack time -- the spicy spread should be used as much as possible! We can’t wait to add some to our next stir-fry, and we may even stir a few spoonfuls into our egg scrambles. Find it with the other refrigerated dips. Pro tip: Pair it with a bit of barbecue sauce for a creamy smoky taste sensation!

Trader Joe's Oven-Baked Cheese Bites with Black Summer Truffle

1 oz.: 160 calories, 12g total fat (8g sat fat), 190mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 12g protein -- SmartPoints® value 6*

Truffle lovers, assemble! These crispy-crunchy cheese snacks are phenomenal. The truffle flavor is bold, the cheese is savory and spectacular, and the overall effect is a must-buy snack. Bonus: They double as croutons! Go ahead and grab a couple bags...

Trader Joe's Vegan Chicken-less Seasoning Salt

1/4 tsp.: 0 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 320mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

We LOVE flavored salt, and this one is so unique! It's seasoned with onion powder, turmeric, garlic powder, and more, and it gives anything a "tastes like chicken soup” boost. The TJ's website suggests putting it on cauliflower… Yum! It also tastes excellent in stir-frys and more.
HG FYI: Trader Joe’s stock varies by location… Give your local TJ’s a call before shopping to confirm availability.

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