$20 Trader Joes Giveaway!

We’re giving away a $20 Trader Joe’s Gift Card! All you have to do is comment and tell us what your favorite Trader Joe’s buy is.

1. Comment below and tell us how YOU will use this book, and be sure that you link to your blog or put your email in your comment so that you can be contacted if you win.

2. Follow this blog for another entry.

3. You get an extra entry if you “Follow Me” on Twitter and post a tweet about the contest. You can Tweet this contest for an entry ONCE A DAY for more chances!

4. Additional entry if you join my FACEBOOK GROUP

5. Another extra entry if you Grab My Button and put it in the sidebar on your website.

6. And yet ANOTHER entry if you link to me on your blog (please post a link to this).

Be sure to create individual comments for each of the above that you’ve done.

Winner will be chosen on May 1st.


125 Responses

  1. My favorite thing to buy is anything gluten free.. I’m just glad to find so many gluten free options there!! πŸ™‚

  2. My favorite thing was the thai iced tea, but I can’t find it anymore. 😦 Other than that, it’s Dr. Bronner’s peppermint soap or the TJ brand.

  3. I love the frozen mini tacos (beef or chicken) that my hungry children can fix when they come hoe from school!

  4. Oooh mini tacos! YES!

  5. I have not been there yet- but have been dying to try it out ! The Parmesan Turkey burgers sound awesome!

  6. I love the Trader Joe’s guacamole – yum!!!! Especially mixed with a little salsa πŸ™‚

  7. My favorite thing is the Enchilada sauce, it makes the best enchiladas, yummy!!!

  8. I love the sprouted rye bread they sell there. Low calorie, low carb, high fiber and delicious.

  9. Frozen mango chunk… great for smoothies or just to snack on.

  10. I love the frozen spanakopita. It is the only form of spinach my kids will eat. We call it “Robot Leaf Pie.”

  11. absolutely frozen mangos. i am allergic but ds LOVES mangos. this way he can have them and i dont end up in the e.r. from an anaphyatic reaction. win win.

  12. Wonderful! I LOVE the tortelini and the dark choco almonds. mmm.

  13. I just loved all the dairy free products when dd had an allergy. Their products are so clearly marked!

  14. Dark chocolate mint ufo’s ..I love mint and chocolate together.

  15. I love Trader Joe’s bread, and their bakery section, everything is sooo good! I also love their Peanut Butter cups!! Delish. Thanks!! I follow your blog also.

    shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

  16. Oh, how I miss TJ’s… They were my go-to source for Miss Meringue meringue cookies. I loved everything about that store, especially their prices!

  17. Oh I love trader joes! My favorite thing is the Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato soup with their one ingredient rotini mixed with peruvian veggies from the frozen section. It has become one of our all time favorite quick dinner meals, because it isn’t bad for you, but it is so crazy fast, and everybody loves it in this house.

    Great idea. πŸ˜‰


  18. We love Pirates Booty!

  19. love their handmade flour tortillas πŸ™‚

  20. Love their coffee–tastes great and nicely priced!!

  21. Wow, choosing just one thing is difficult. We love Trader Joes. If I had to pick I would say my favorite thing is their cereal and granola bars. Great food to keep stashed in the car to keep us from making poor eating choices when out.

  22. I have two favorite things from Trader Joes.. The first is the fruit ices that are servered in the fruit,, They have orange and lemon and i think they also have cocnut.. I also like the frozen french onion soups,

  23. Choose one thing? Just one? I can’t get out that store without spending $75.00. I love their Crumbled Wild Salmon and the Rainbow’s End Trail Mix. The kiddos love the peanut butter pretzels!

  24. Mine is the 2 buck Chuck. Trader Joes is the only place you can get it in my area. πŸ™‚


  25. Our TJ’s is over an hour away. When we go we stock up on TJ’s Vanana (vanilla/banana) yogurt and Applewood bacon since I cannot get anything like it within a 70 mile radius.

  26. Diet Pomegranate Soda & Edamame!!

  27. My favorite is the sweet and salty trail mix. Yummy treat! I actually have lots of favorites but I had to choose one.

  28. Hmmm… their Orange Chicken is pretty good.

  29. I love their granola bars, and also their beauty products like soap and shampoo. They have great products!

  30. I’m following!

  31. they’ve got really yummy dried bananas!!

    elkesten at yahoo dot com

  32. I love their frozen Kung Pao Chicken Stir Fry!

    heidivargas [at] live dot com

  33. My favorite is the pretzyls with the peanut butter! I also love their little chocolate chip cookies…they don’t last too long in this house! Thanks for the giveaway!

  34. I am now a follower!

  35. They have this amazing vanilla granola cereal it’s to die for. amsbolda@hotmail.com

  36. I follow now. amsbolda@hotmail.com

  37. I like the dried bananas.

  38. I love love love Trader Joe’s! So very much. My favorites are the dried fruit. I munch on them for snacks all the time! –Michelle, blogattoday (~!at- gmaildotcom

  39. The green chili tamales – and the chocolate covered strawberries

  40. follow

  41. This Italain household loves TJs canned plum tomatoes with basil….

  42. I like the Ice Tea Lemonade drink. Love the Sparkling Pomegranate juice, love the mini frozen tacos in either the chicken or the beef. The chocolate croissants are good. I love the gazpacho soup that is in the refrigerated section. I could go on more but I think I’ll stop here.

  43. i love the whole grain chocolatey filled cereal…vegan yumminess!!

  44. I love their Wasabi Peas. De-lish! Thanks for the giveaway~

  45. I love the “Just a Handful” packages of almonds. Thanks.

    wolfcarol451 at gmail dot com

  46. I love the choices of breads and cheeses. They are my favorites. lkish77123@hotmail.com

  47. I just love all of their organic yogurts! I don’t get there much but when I do, I love to stock up!

  48. I have been really wanting to try Trader Joes but have not had the good fortune to try them yet. This would be so wonderful because I heard they have some awesome soups. Thank you so much!

  49. I love Trader Joes. I always buy a variety of their coffee beans.



  50. I love their Mushroom Rissoto. I added cream cheese to it.

  51. I love their fresh salads and the guacamole

  52. I like their cereal bars.

  53. Love to buy many grocery thinks like flour and tea etc.

  54. Our fave is the indian curry sauces
    saradavis1 at gmail

  55. Oh so many things. I loved the chocolate covered banana chips but they were discontinued. My celiac son likes the fact that we have a list of SO many things he can actually eat, from tamales to breads.

  56. They have so many great things…I love their salads!

  57. I really go for Trader Joe’s Guacamole. It’s fresh tasting.


  58. Our closest Trader Joes is about an hour and a half away. So far I have never been. We are planning a trip down in the next week or so. Hopefully next Saturday. I am anxious to try so many things from there including the Hummus I have hard that it is great. Thanks!

  59. there are so many things! I make the greatest soups with their organic broths, they have frozen Naan that is heaven when baked and rubbed with a little butter, snacking on the california rolls or enjoying their great produce. I am so excited, we are getting a Trader Joe’s in our town next month, WHOOHOO!

  60. Totally love the Honey Almond cereal (comes in the orange box) or the frozen mango MMMM


  61. I love the mini meatballs. They are perfect for the kids and taste so good. Thanks

    katie_mmartin at yahoo dot com.

  62. I like Good Earth Tea.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  63. I follow your blog.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  64. I follow on Twitter and I sent a tweet:

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  65. Facebook Fan – Janet Fri

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  66. I blogged:

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  67. So silly and common, but our favorite buy at TJ’s is the milk! It’s the best deal in town here.


  68. I love Trader Joe’s! My favorite things to buy there are their fruit! It’s always so much fresher…yet cheaper!! I love to buy thier blueberries, and I absolutely love their flavored pita chips!!! OOh, and the Trader Joe brand cheese curls too!

  69. I now follow you on Twitter (@3boyzmom) and tweeted :

  70. I love the Wild Main Blueberry Fruit Sauce! Yum!

  71. I am also following you on twitter from @RobynsWorld and sent a tweet http://twitter.com/RobynsWorld/statuses/1559350853

  72. I like their jar of peanut satay sauce!

    urchiken at gmail dot com

  73. Ahhh Trader Joes!… Here's my $20 shopping list…

    They have the BEST price on Blue Diamond Almond Breeze ($1.99). We go through a lot of it here so I'd get 8 quarts.

    The Dark Chocolate Covered Chili Spiced Mangoes are awesome & have been only 99 cents lately. They go perfect with 3-buck-Chuck Cabernet Sauvingon!

  74. I follow you on twitter, and tweeted:

    @ThingsMomsLike is having a “$20 Trader Joes Giveaway!” at http://tinyurl.com/cvclwy

  75. I’m a facebook fan

    (veronica svatos deluca)

  76. We are obsessed with their Chicken Tempura, and our son loves their spinach ravioli. But really, we’ve never met anything from TJ’s that we don’t love.

    samanthajocampen at gmail dot com

  77. I love Trader Joes! Their General Tsao’s stir fry sauce is amazing! =)

  78. My favorite thing is the Rainbow’s End Trail Mix. We eat it up as soon as we buy it!! Thanks

  79. I follow you on twitter and I tweeted! http://twitter.com/sleatham1/status/1562704708

  80. I follow your blog!!

    Thanks again


  81. My friend bought me some of their chocolate covered peppermint for Christmas and I ate the whole box in one sitting. I need another fix.

    shel704 at aol dot com

  82. Following you on twitter and I tweeted:

    shel704 at aol dot com

  83. I’m a Facebook fan now (Michelle Hudak)

    shel704 at aol dot com

  84. I would love to try the Classic Buffalo Burger

  85. I like the chai tea.

    madamerkf at aol dot com

  86. I can only pick ONE thing from TJs??? Well… I guess this time I’ll pick the frozen chicken stir fry, as I’m raving it currently. πŸ™‚

  87. i love TJ’s coffee. thanks for a great giveaway! clallen at ntin dot net

  88. following you on my google homepage

  89. following you on twitter and tweeted http://twitter.com/clallen1971/status/1568546770
    thanks! clallen at ntin dot net

  90. i am now a facebook fan! thanks crystal allen, clallen at ntin dot net

  91. Love the chicken salad with beets – and lots more

  92. Facebook fan

  93. The new Classic Buffalo Burgers are Great!!Thanks so much for the chance to win:)

  94. I just love the Trader Joe’s orange chicken!! So easy to make and the taste rivals that of a restaurant!

  95. following on twitter as karenladd and tweeted your giveaway here:

  96. I became a fan on facebook!

  97. I follow you on Google reader!

  98. Love Trader Joes! My favorite item is for sure the Organic Strawberry Fruit Spread… It is the only kind of “jelly” I will eat.. so good, not full of junk and doesn’t have all of those little fruity chunks that ruin most “healthy” jellys for me πŸ™‚

    mygoodcents AT cox DOT net

  99. We don’t have a Trader Joes near my house yet, but my Mom has one near her. Would love to try it out next time I’m home.

  100. They have these fozen fruit bars that my family loves!


  101. Love their gluten free granola AND most their hummus varieties. Yum.

  102. My fav thing from TJ’s is wine! They have great wine and bargain prices!
    I joined your fb group and tweeted!

  103. I love their vanilla granola cereal! πŸ™‚


  104. 2 Buck Chuck wine and jarred red pepper. Thanks for having the wonderful giveaway.

    dianad8008 AT gmail DOT com

  105. i absolutely love the frozen spanakopita

  106. I have always made a bit of a trip to get my coffee beans at Trader Joe’s rather than a grocery store or coffee shop. I love their French Roast beans also love their Fearless Flyer newsletter. Gives me great ideas!

    espressogurl at hotmail dot com

  107. I love 2 buck chuck and fresh chestnuts – I can’t find them anywhere else!

  108. I love the MAC and Cheese ..its to die for!

  109. what ISNT my favorite trader joe's purchase? hmm…these days, i totally love their garlic naan bread. super easy to cook & yummy too!

  110. I can’t get enough of the Joe’s O’s! I especially love the peppermint ones they do around the holidays. Sooo much yummier than Oreos but without so much of the bad ingredients found in Oreos. My TJ’s also does Lychees midsummer and they’re so good!

  111. I love the guacamole kits. It is hands down the best guacamole I have ever had! Oh no, now I want some and Trader Joe’s is closed at this time. LOL

  112. We love the Righteous Rounds Chocolate Chip Cookies
    UM YUM!

  113. I follow your blog!


  115. I like Trader Joe’s Sunbutter. It is yummy and peanut free.

  116. chocolate covered edamame

    (p.s. voted for you as cristin_m and am following you on twitter :))

  117. Best raw almonds in town!

  118. Love the Brie cheese!

  119. I LOVE their heirloom tomatoes!!

    fitforachild at gmail dot com

  120. Wow – I didn’t realize how prepared I am for this entry. Here is my post on 10 things I love about Trader Joe’s:


  121. My 3 Girls and I Love Love the Righteous Rounds Choc Chip Cookies! Low in sugars not baked and best yet they are packed full of fruit and veggies and protein and fiber and my kids LOVE them and I have to admit I am addicted too!

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