Trader Joe’s Healthy Haul: Navigating Nutritious Finds Before the Holiday Feast

As the leaves change color and the air grows crisp, Trader Joe’s shelves are beginning to echo the call of the upcoming holiday cheer. In anticipation of the season filled with rich, sugary confections, I took a stroll through my local TJ’s to stock up on nourishing essentials and discover what’s new in the realm of healthful eats. With a cart and a mission, I gathered a collection of wholesome staples and exciting new finds, all while keeping an eye on the balance between nutrition and the inevitable holiday indulgence. Join me as we explore how to enjoy the festive times ahead without compromising on our family’s health, and get a sneak peek into the items that made it into my Trader Joe’s healthy haul this week.

Trader Joes Store

Snacks and Nuts:

Garlic and black pepper almonds

Handful of Olives (Snack Pack)

Floral and Garden:

Bright yellow flowers (mum’s big bunch)


Organic brown beach mushrooms


Organic Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Medley Cherry Tomatoes

Sprinkles (Tomatoes)

Baked Potatoes

Organic Seedless Grapes

Root vegetables (sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, and parsnips)

Dairy and Cheese:

Kerrygold unsalted butter

Truffle Trove Snowdonia cheese

Fresh marinated mozzarella cheese balls

Mozzarella Cheese Snackers

Mozzarella Cheese Pearls

Parmesan Reggiano

Bakery and Dough:

Gluten-free pre-made pizza dough

Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls

Health and Beauty:

Hand sanitizer

Spices and Seasonings:

Spanish saffron

Organic Clove Powder (Spice)

Condiments and Spreads:

Garlic spread

Prepared Meals and Salads:

Sesame miso salad with miso and salmon

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Brussels Sprouts Sauté Kit (Seasonal)

Butter Lettuce Salad Kit

Bellaa Chickpea Salad

Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts (Refrigerated)

Meat and Seafood:

Spicy uncured charcuterie selection (spicy Copa, spicy sopressata salami, spicy capocollo)

Dips and Sauces:

Roasted Hatch Chili and jalapeno cheese dip


Sumanello Wine

Petite Reserve Cabernet Franc Wine

Celery juice

Smoothies for Kids

Dried Fruits and Nuts:

Dried mango slices

Broths and Soups:

Beef broth

Frozen Foods:

Chicken Gyoza

Organic Broccoli Florets (Frozen)

Jasmine Organic Rice (Frozen)

Spanish Style Rice (Frozen)

Sweets and Treats:

Cinnamon Sugar Toffee Trio

Pasta and Grains:

Organic Farfalle Regate Pasta

Cheese and Mac Products:

White Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Kitchen and Dining:

Silicone Baking Mat

Pet Supplies:

Peanut Butter Flavored Dog Treats – Retriever Sticks

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