Dig In | Gluten Free

Chocolate Mousse Whole Milk Greek Yogurt

November 09, 2015 in What's New

We sell just about every flavor of Greek yogurt you could want. Blueberry, pumpkin, black raspberry, even peanut butter and jelly! Since we are Trader Joe’s, though, we knew there was yet room for delightful indulgences. Indulge (and delight), you will, in Trader Joe’s Chocolate Mousse Whole Milk Greek Yogurt. This ambrosial yogurt fits in swimmingly with the sweet surroundings of the holiday season. It has...

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Autumnal Harvest Pasta Sauce

October 30, 2015 in What's New

If only it were possible to capture the flavors of fall, bottle them up in a jar, and take them home with you. If only you could pour them over a bowl of pasta, or bake them into a veggie lasagna, or use them to dip everything from Zucchini Fries to Whole Wheat Butternut Squash Gyoza. If only reality were as satisfying as fantasy. “If only” no more, because Trader Joe’s Autumnal Harvest Pasta Sauce has arrived, and it satisfies on all of these levels...

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Gluten Free Pretzel Twists

October 26, 2015 in What's New

Long before Chubby Checker was dancing the night away, and even before Dickens wrote his Oliver, pretzels were doing the twist. Their loopy shape made of wheat flour and water has provided an interesting texture for the tongue, and an infinite loop for the eyes—probably since as early as the 7th century. Today, with the rise of gluten intolerance, it’s time for another twist on the pretzel. We created Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Pretzel Twists with our customers who have gluten sensitivities in mind, but their bold crunch is nevertheless predicted to please far beyond the gluten free crowd. Our recipe makes good use of...

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Baking Mix

October 19, 2015 in What's New

All pumpkin, all the time. That’s our motto around here—at least during pumpkin season. We already have a conventional Pumpkin Bread Mix, but we’re so goo-goo for pumpkin (and we’re also on a bit of a gluten free kick), we couldn’t help but add this version for our gluten sensitive friends. Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Baking Mix is easy to make (add egg, oil & water, mix, and bake), and even easier to...

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Gluten Free Cornbread Mix

October 07, 2015 in What's New

Though many Cornbread Mixes today include wheat flour for added stability, historically, cornbread has been made minus the wheat. In fact, the widespread popularity of traditional cornbread throughout the years was in many ways founded on the absence of wheat flour in the recipe. That’s because wheat was more expensive than cornmeal, which made no-wheat cornbread a more cost effective option for people on tight budgets. These days, the added cost of wheat is not so much an issue. However, people have discovered...

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Guide to TJ's Rice

September 08, 2015 in Guides

Rice is the best. The wholesome cereal grain serves as a staple for two-third’s of the world’s population. (That’s a lot of people.) As such, rice is an integral ingredient in culinary traditions of many different cultures (sushi, stir fry, paella, pudding, curry, risotto…), each with its own preferences regarding texture, taste and color. Luckily, there are some 40,000 different varieties of rice, grown throughout the world. (That’s a lot of rice). We don’t carry 40,000, but we sure have a fine variety of rice at Trader Joe’s. From Basmati and Black to Arborio and Red, our rice selection offers difference in texture, taste and color. From fully-cooked and frozen, to whole grains and medleys, our selection also offers plenty of difference in preparation. To help you find the Trader Joe’s Rice that best suits your recipe(s), we’ve categorized our rice offerings and their corresponding characteristics, and followed that up with a few grains of wisdom about cooking and serving...

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Popcorn In a Pickle

August 19, 2015 in What's New

What’s the best route to the most innovative take on summer snacking? Working with a company that’s been making scrumptious snacks for more than 130 years, apparently. The innovative snack in question is Trader Joe’s Popcorn in a Pickle. If the same old snack choices have you in a rut, and you have a hankering to heed the call to heretofore unheard of flavor combinations, this popcorn is your ticket to taste bud tantalization. Its name is not just a clever play on words—it’s also an apt description of this dill pickle flavored popcorn. Using the largest...

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Super Seed Blend with Cranberry & Coconut Chips

August 07, 2015 in What's New

Eaters are always sprinkling stuff on their food to add flavor... sugar for sweetness, chili flakes for heat, salt for savor. But what about sprinkling stuff on your food to add nutrition? It could be boring... unless you are talking about shaking a bag of Trader Joe’s Super Seed Blend with Cranberry & Coconut Chips over your food. This is an international blend consisting of chia seed (from Paraguay), sprouted buckwheat groats (United States), sweetened dried cranberries (also U.S.), shelled hemp seed (Canada), and coconut chips (Thailand). Per serving, it provides...

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Brownie Crisp

July 22, 2015 in What's New

Tastes like a brownie and crunches like a cookie. Do we need to continue? Oh, yes, we can continue. You see, we took months to perfect this particular product—because if we were going to go here, we really wanted to get it right. When our tasting panel tried the original incarnation, the reaction was a universal “Ooh, I want to love these, but right now I just kind of like them.” We knew there was something there, but it wasn’t complete. So we kept trying. And this is not something about which we can complain. After all, these are...

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