Trader Joe's Food Finds: Cacio e Pepe Snacks, Creamy Vegan Dressing, Shrimp & Sriracha Frozen Meal, Pizza Bread Cheese

Feb 16 2022


Ahhhh, Trader Joe's—the happiest place on Earth! (OK, it is for us.) Once again, we scored a large haul of goodies from the beloved grocery chain, and once again, we were FLOORED by how many amazing finds we discovered. Add these to your grocery list ASAP…

Trader Joe’s Organic Cacio e Pepe Puffs

1 1/2 cups: 150 calories, 9g total fat (1g sat. fat), 230mg sodium, 16g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g total sugars (0g added sugars), 2g protein
WW PersonalPoints™ value 5*
Future cult-classic alert! These snack puffs are inspired by the super-popular cheese & pepper pasta dish, and they're really tasty. The puffs are made from corn & rice and VERY puffy—we love the large serving size! People are going nuts for these cheesy snacks, so grab a bag ASAP.

Trader Joe’s Vegan Creamy Dill Dressing

2 tbsp.: 60 calories, 6g total fat (0g sat. fat), 120mg sodium, 1g carbs, <1g fiber, 0g total sugars (0g added sugars), <1g protein
WW PersonalPoints™ value 2*
"Holy moly, that's vegan?" That was Lisa's honest initial reaction upon tasting this incredible dressing. And everyone's heads nearly exploded when they learned that it was made using cauliflower and almond butter… but all you taste is a light, creamy, refreshing dressing with the perfect amount of dill. We're OBSESSED. This dressing is found in the refrigerated produce case, and you need it.

Trader Joe’s Sriracha Shrimp Bowl

11.3-oz. bowl: 320 calories, 8g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 690mg sodium, 47g carbs, <1 fiber, 3g total sugars (2g added sugars), 15g protein
WW PersonalPoints™ value 10*
We love stashing frozen entrees in the freezer for quickie meals, and this one definitely gets our vote. You get a bowl of brown & red rice cooked flawlessly, topped with petite shrimp and Asian-style vegetables in a sriracha sauce that's not too spicy, a little sweet, and a little smoky. A fully respectable meal right there! Find it in the freezer section.

Trader Joe’s Pizza Seasoned Bread Cheese

1 oz. (about 1 inch cube): 100 calories, 6g total fat (5g sat. fat), 190mg sodium, <1g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g total sugars (0g added sugars), 6g protein
WW PersonalPoints™ value 4*
If it takes you a bit to comprehend what this product is, you're not alone: It's essentially a Finnish-style cheese that's been seasoned like pizza—the texture is a bit breadlike, but there's no bread involved. Cook it up in the microwave or skillet until it gets a bit crisp, and enjoy! This treat is SO tasty and fun... Grab some from the cheese section.

Hear About MORE Trader Joe’s Finds from Lisa & The Gang!

You need to hear about EVERYTHING in this latest podcast haul, from the hits to the misses. Lisa, Jamie & Mikey tried so many products that you can't miss out on, including…

⭑ mini coconut non-dairy ice cream cones
⭑ a new vegan feta swap
⭑ an incredible meatless-yet-meaty frozen pizza
… and so much more!

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Chew on this:

It's National Almond Day, February 16th. That made us think about the delicious Blue Diamond BOLD flavored almonds—you can get them in large 16-oz. bags! Ooooh… Spicy Dill Pickle, anyone?

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