RECIPES & TJ's FAVORITES
Looking for simple ways to eat healthier? You've come to the right place!
Check out our easy, tasty & nutritious AAY! original recipes designed by Nutritionist Narina Minassian. You'll also find her favorite go-to Trader Joe's products & healthy weekly staples.
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Not only is this recipe delicious, but this combination is a nutritional powerhouse! Simple enough for even a novice cook to prepare in 20 minutes, and delicious enough to impress your friends at your next dinner party!
Trader Joe’s Autumnal Harvest Creamy Pasta Sauce is a delicious tomato-based sauce with pumpkin, butternut squash and carrots. We love it in this quick and easy fall recipe!
The combination of grilled veggies and rich, creamy goat cheese will make this flavor-packed sandwich your new favorite. And the best part? This four-ingredient recipe will take you less than five minutes to prepare!
When your sweet cravings hit, turn to this creamy, silky, refreshing smoothie. You'll feel like you're having a delicious dessert, but without the unwanted added sugar.
If you’re curious about how our meal plans are designed, this lunch recipe is a great example. With just a few ingredients, it’s simple, quick & practical, as well as delicious & nutritious!
Enjoy this healthy & delicious salad with edamame and corn on its own, with a serving of tortilla chips, or add it to a grilled shrimp taco. Yum!
It's easy to bring burgers, beer or chips to a barbecue, but you'll wow your friends & family with this delicious & healthy grilled dessert. Bonus: it's super easy & quick to make!
Trader Joe’s fresh bruschetta sauce, made from tomatoes, basil & virgin olive oil, makes the perfect marinade with a fresh-from-the-garden taste!
This is a perfect recipe for busy days when you're on the go! It takes only minutes to prepare and the next morning you'll have a delicious ready-to-go breakfast waiting for you.
Healthy eating starts with healthy shopping! In this quick, 60-second video, AAY! Nutritionist Narina shares the essential items she always has in her pantry & why.
Our Back Up Meal Plan is a one-day menu, using ingredients that you always keep on hand in your freezer, pantry and fridge.
With a hint of heat and plenty of flavor, we've been enjoying the newly reintroduced Salsa Style Organic Refried Pinto Beans at Trader Joe's, especially when we use it for our Bean, Cheese & Avocado Wrap!
This delicious chicken bowl takes just ten minutes to make, but tastes like it took all day! The highlight is the newly reintroduced Thai Green Curry Simmer Sauce!
We're sharing two of our "go-to" appetizer recipes that are so easy to prepare, you just assemble & serve. Plus two simple, not-too-sweet cocktail recipes for a fun party treat!
This simple & versatile recipe is perfect for prepping your protein over the weekend. Use the chicken on top of a salad, pair it with brown rice & veggies or make your favorite tacos. The options are endless!
This all-in-one tasty treat (or morning snack!) will satisfy your chocolate craving and give you a little boost of energy!
You CAN enjoy crowd-pleasing party foods without getting off track with your healthy eating habits. The easiest way is to swap your classic dish for a healthier version, like our fan-favorite Loaded Turkey Nachos!
You need to try this recipe! We've taken the easily overlooked, but super convenient Trader Joe's Gyro Slices to make a healthy & flavorful version of the classic gyro sandwich.
This super simple quesadilla recipe can be prepared in just minutes. With 8 grams of protein, it's perfect for a satisfying, on-the-go morning snack!
With only five ingredients, this light and nutritious, quick lunch or dinner idea comes together in just minutes. Perfect for any leftover turkey or cranberry from a holiday meal!
Creamy and crunchy, sweet and savory, fresh and satisfying, this recipe is perfectly balanced. It may just be our very favorite sandwich. EVER.
Save money & skip the lines by making your own Baja Bowl! Our quick & flavorful 5-ingredient recipe adds variety to your weeknight without sacrificing nutrition.
You will love our Pasta with Turkey Meatballs recipe! We've lightened up this classic dinner dish AND cut down the cooking time so you can enjoy it on your busiest weeknights!
With a nice balance of sweet & savory, our easy Avocado & Corn Salsa Breakfast Wrap is the perfect start to any morning!
Creamy, tangy, fresh & satisfying, this recipe makes for a delicious afternoon snack!
Our Summer Berry Bowl is a light & refreshing recipe that's perfect for breakfast or as a morning snack!
What you eat & drink fuels your body so you can perform at your best. To get the most out of your workouts it's important to consume the right foods, in the right amounts, and at the right times.