- Anna Makarova
Trader Joe's fall favorites
Happy Fall! Such an exciting time of the year. In honor of it being fall I wanted to put together a blog post sharing all my favorite fall foods that Trader Joe's has.
Wow this has been one of my favorite blog posts to write. Makes me want to be a food critique haha! Just so that it's more than one perspective, I will also share what my mom thought about some of these items. When I went to Trader Joe's they were out of some of my other pumpkin favorite products: pumpkin bagels, pumpkin cream cheese, pumpkin ravioli (just to name a few haha) so this list doesn't include every TJ seasonal item but wanted to share my reviews in case you wanted to try out any of these! :)
Pumpkin Butter: so yummy! I love pairing it with the Trader Joe's (TJ) pumpkin bagels and cream cheese. If you have a sweet tooth and love pumpkin flavored food, you will definitely like this. My mom said she likes it more than apple butter or fig butter.
Vanilla Pumpkin candle: this is "fall" in a candle. It's one of my favorite candles to use during the season and it's so affordable! My TJ tends to sell out of it so if you see it get one to try!
Dried Mango: while this is not a seasonal item (thank goodness!!!), I wanted to give it a S/O as it's one of my favorite snacks! A healthier alternative if you are craving sweets!
Fall Leaf Corn Tortilla Chips: These are so cute and festive! The chips taste good but it's more of a decor for your table. Perfect item if you are hosting a gathering this fall and want to have an assortment of snacks for the guests. This would be a crowd-favorite for sure!
Pepita Salsa: Warning this is spicy! If you like certain spicy foods, you will like this. I usually don't like super spicy things and still LOVED this, while my mom thought it was too spicy... let me know if you end up trying it!
Autumnal Harvest Sauce: OH MY GOODNESS! This is a jar of magic sauce. I am so happy they brought it back this year as it was my favorite all of last fall. I ended up buying several jars of it to use it through winter and spring because that's how much I loved this. My favorite way to cook it with spaghetti squash. Maybe I will share a recipe in one of the upcoming blogs. It's very simple and oh-so-yummy.
Pumpkin Spice Granola Bark: I only discovered it this year and it's sooooo good. If you love dark chocolate and granola this will be a home run for you! Great with a cup of hot tea on a chilly fall night :)
Autumn Maple Coffee: I LOVE it. If you like you coffee to have a subtle sweet flavor, you will enjoy this cup of Joe and smells phenomenal!!!
Fall Zucchette Pasta: similar to chips, it looks amazing... but I wouldn't buy this again. Looks cute but nothing special in terms of the taste test.
Pumpkin Bisque: I love soups during fall and winter months, and this was a great addition to the list of my favorite soups. It's also already prepared for you so all you have to do is heat it up :) perfect for one of those nights when you are on the go.
Pumpkin Pancake and Waffle Mix: This mix is delicious! If you love pumpkin flavored things you will love this. I added some chocolate chips to my pancakes and it was amazing.