Dig In | Vegan


Seasoned Kale Chips

October 15, 2014 in What's New

Everybody needs a hero. Even the citizens of Snacknation. No—good old Superman or the “Caped Crusader” just won’t do. To rid ourselves of sniveling, snack-scene villains, we’ll need a real powerhouse—a genuine champion, one who doesn’t balk at nutrition or shirk his healthful responsibility. We need a green snack... a vegetarian-vegan-gluten-free-no-cholesterol kind of nibble that motivates us to thrust our hands right back into the cute little, reclosable bag. We need a tasty treat that’s low on sugar and salt, and high on flavor and nutritional attitude. What we need is...

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Four Uttapam with Coconut Chutney

June 12, 2014 in What's New

You can get a really great taste of India at Trader Joe’s. In fact, all of the Indian food we offer was recently catalogued by the Smithsonian in preparation for the “Beyond Bollywood” exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History. The exercise illustrates the integration of Indian food into the American culinary landscape—thanks, in part, to our reputable collection. While humbled by the inclusion, we’re not curators, just culinary adventurers, enchanted by India and her myriad tastes. That leads us to our latest discovery—Uttapam [pronounced U-thap-pam] from Ahmedabad, India, an area famous for...

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Mild Yellow Miso

April 14, 2014 in What's New

Buddhist monks coveted it. Samurai warriors thrived on it. It is Miso. A traditional ingredient in Japanese cuisine for more than a thousand years, this fermented soybean wonder started making waves (mostly in small soup bowls) in America around the 1960s. The last decade, though, has witnessed a major Miso awakening. Incorporated into everything from barbecue sauce to butterscotch, the thick, umami-rich paste conducts flavor and texture with deliberate grace. Along the way, it...

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