What’s In My Trader Joe’s Shopping Cart


It’s been a while since I shared a What’s In My Trader Joe’s Shopping Cart type of post!

Lately I rush myself to and from Trader Joe’s in order to move on with my day.

I do not have the time (or really, the patience) to arrange everything I bought for a picture display. Sometimes I tell myself to do it and then I forget until the empty brown bags remind me that I meant to do a food shopping post.

So instead, here is real life food shopping at Trader Joe’s.

I just throw everything into my cart and hope for the best.

In true transparency, I rushed this particular Trader Joe’s shop home and unpacked it while waiting on the line for a conference call to begin. Squeezing in my food shopping is the story of my life these days.

What's In My Trader Joe's Shopping Cart


  • Organic Romaine Lettuce
  • Baby Carrots (not the organic baby carrots because they didn’t look good this week)
  • Pink Lady Apples (I don’t know, I figured maybe I would try to like apples again)
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon
  • Avocado


  • Broccoli (I never buy fresh broccoli, I prefer to roast it frozen)
  • Blueberries
  • Dr. Praeger’s Veggie Burgers
  • Carrot Spirals
  • Reduced Guilt Mac & Cheese
  • Brown Rice Medley
  • Organic Pizza Crust (my son loves this crust. We just top it with sauce, cheese and whatever else he wants)

Have you tried the carrot spirals? I didn’t try them yet but I will report back when I do. Of course we can spiralize carrots ourselves but sometimes it’s really nice to have something already done for us at a decent price.

carrot spirals


  • Sea Salt
  • Everything But The Bagel Sesame Seasoning
  • Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • Pound Plus Dark Chocolate Bar
  • Organic Tomato Paste
  • Organic Chickpeas
  • Coconut Oil Cooking Spray
  • Organic Crunchy Salted Peanut Butter
  • Kettle Potato Chips (the little bags for my son’s lunch)

Just a quick word about the new Everything But The Bagel Sesame Seasoning!

everything but the bagel seasoning

I really like it. I sprinkle the seasoning blend on roasted potatoes and love it mixed with mashed avocado! It make a quick dip which I use for baby carrots as a snack!

The uncured turkey bacon doesn’t fit a category for this week. Normally I would throw it together in a category with  organic eggs, cheese and yogurt but I didn’t buy any of that this shop. We don’t go through eggs as often right now since I am not eating them as much and I wasn’t out of mozzarella cheese this week. As for yogurt, my son talked me into the containers of Yo Crunch (with the m&m’s on top) which we don’t buy at Trader Joe’s. 🙂

Previous Trader Joe’s Posts Of Interest:

Trader Joe’s Favorites For Runners

Trader Joe’s Frozen Favorites

Trader Joe’s Pantry Favorites

Trader Joe’s Grocery List

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Where do you do most of your food shopping?

What’s one food that is always in your Trader Joe’s shopping cart?

Have you tried the new Everything But The Bagel Seasoning Blend yet? What do you think?

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  1. says

    We havent been going to Trader Joes as much now that we order groceries online. Maybe once every 6 weeks or so? As long as we get there early I like going and seeing what they have. But I definitely enjoy the convenience of having everything delivered and not having to wait in line!
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  2. says

    I had stopped eating eggs just because I got bored of them, but I went to a lecture given by a European doctor a few weeks ago and he said eggs are such a great, pure source of protein, biotin, etc. and with my busy day I know I need a little protein at lunch. With some avocado, lettuce and other salad ingredients, as I desire at the time, their a great light lunch meal. I just can’t eat them as often as most people do. I am happier with peanut butter or almond butter and other light daytime meals. Your shopping basket looks yums and is suitable for making a lot of quick and easy meals–my middle name. Laughing from the Yo Crunch!!! Sounds like a normal teenager–WOW, when did YOUR son become a teenager!!! Have a great week!!!

  3. says

    Hmm, I haven’t tried spiralized carrots yet, but I do like carrots 🙂

    I do most of my grocery shopping at Winco and Costco.

    I like TJ’s 21 seasoning salute, their cooked lentils, baked tortilla chips, and sriarcha garlic BBQ sauce.
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  4. says

    I go through phases of shopping at different stores. Sometimes it’s all Trader Joe’s, then Aldi’s, then Giant Eagle. Occasionally Whole Foods when I need specialty things! Right now I’m back on the Aldi’s bandwagon and my wallet is very happy 🙂
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