Category Archives: Trader Joe’s

Oct 27

Chorizo and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Enchiladas are by far one of the easiest dishes to make, and definitely one of my favorites when entertaining. Make ahead, pop right in the oven to reheat, spend more time with your guests…perfect! These were a big hit recently … Continue reading

Posted in cheese, freezer friendly, main dishes, make ahead, Mexican, pork, Spanish, Trader Joe's | 1 Comment
Oct 21

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta & Onion

Brussels sprouts. You either love ’em or hate ’em. Which camp are you in? It’s tough to hate them when they’re prepared like this. They really are delicious! Have you seen them sold on the stalk? My local Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

Posted in low carb, pork, QuickAndEasy, side dishes, Thanksgiving, Trader Joe's | 1 Comment
May 14

Quick Bean and Cheese Quesadilla

Has anyone else noticed lately that the prices of, well, EVERYTHING, have gone up? I feel like every time I go food shopping, the numbers keep rising. It’s just out of control. As you probably already know, one easy way … Continue reading

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Mar 27

Fudgy Brownies with Cookie Butter Frosting

I seriously want to cry. TONS of pictures from my DSLR are gone, and I have no idea how it happened. I cooked and baked my butt off this past few weeks and now I barely have anything to show … Continue reading

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May 26

Throwing it together

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I have many meals that I pretty much just throw together.  Meals where I survey my kitchen and its inventory, and come up with something that uses ingredients … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, main dishes, make ahead, potatoes, QuickAndEasy, Trader Joe's | 2 Comments
Apr 13

The Honorable Cheese

Did you know that April is Grilled Cheese month?  Yep, it is.  You’re welcome. Some major damage could be done with that theme…I could easily eat cheese all.day.long.  And bread.  And any other goodies that can be thrown in between. … Continue reading

Posted in asparagus, cheese, chicken, goat cheese, grilling, main dishes, QuickAndEasy, Trader Joe's | 5 Comments
Mar 11

Cleaning out the fridge again (Lent friendly dish)

***Don’t forget to enter my giveaway HERE!*** Every once in a while I open up the door to the fridge (and freezer) and think, okay, what can I concoct today?  I get these sudden urges to throw something together that … Continue reading

Posted in cheese, eggplant, Italian, main dishes, mozzarella, mushrooms, ricotta, Trader Joe's, zucchini | 5 Comments
Feb 4

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

In other words…”Congratulations!  Get rich!”  Hey, if that’s what the Year of the Rabbit is supposed to be all about, bring it on! I thought a Chinese meal would be appropriate for tonight, and since I’ve been baking my butt … Continue reading

Posted in almonds, chicken, Chinese, cookies, dessert, rice, shrimp, Trader Joe's | 4 Comments
Jan 5

Frank + Pasta = One happy man.

Frank would eat pasta every.single.night…and probably every day for lunch too…if it were up to him.  Don’t get me wrong – I love it too – but I prefer variety (even though pasta is very versatile). When I was pregnant, … Continue reading

Posted in artichokes, chicken, main dishes, pasta, QuickAndEasy, Trader Joe's | 6 Comments
Dec 23

Bella the Baker

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the Sugar Cookie Workshop at Trader Joe’s the other day for 99 cents (have I mentioned how much I loooove TJs?) so I picked up two boxes.  The perfect afternoon project for … Continue reading

Posted in Annabella, Christmas, cookies, Trader Joe's | 1 Comment