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Fire Roasted Pepper Frittata (Crustless Quiche)

by Deana Gunn November 7, 2013

A frittata is a crustless quiche, versatile enough to work for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Doing away with the crust makes it lighter, gluten-free, and much lower in calories and fat. The main ingredient is egg, with various veggies and flavorings mixed in, often including shredded or grated cheese. This healthy recipe is made […]...

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Halloween, Trader Joe’s style

by Deana Gunn October 22, 2013

Halloween is right around the corner!  My 11-year old has finished his homemade BMO (“Beemo” from Adventure Time) costume. My 9-year-old daughter is a very lovely Lady Galadriel (Store-bought dress, but we made her crown and pendant from silver polymer clay and silver and gold duct tape.)  I dress up every year too. Last year […]...

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Happy World Vegetarian Day!

by Deana Gunn October 1, 2013

  The entire month of October is Vegetarian Awareness Month and today is the kickoff. There are many reasons for going vegetarian, but no matter what yours are, we have plenty of yummy, easy, and healthy vegetarian recipes for you. In fact, we put our best ones in our popular “Cooking with Trader Joe’s: Vegetarian” […]...

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Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

by Deana Gunn September 23, 2013

  This recipe may win the award for Laziest Strawberry Shortcake. Stop by Trader Joe’s, pick up a can of refrigerated biscuits, strawberries, a canister of whipped cream, some sugar if you don’t already have some, and you’re set for tonight’s dessert. It might be embarrassingly easy, but it’s good and it’s a fun one […]...

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Raw Fennel Apple Salad Recipe

by Deana Gunn September 17, 2013

Friends and family know the three things I eat nearly every day – almonds, apples, and raw fennel. I love them and they are my snack staples. You might not be surprised at the almonds and apples, but most people raise an eyebrow at raw fennel.  Either they’ve never had fennel or they’ve never had […]...

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Pina Colada Freeze (Dairy-Free Soft Ice Cream)

by Deana Gunn August 30, 2013

Drift away to a tropical paradise with this delicious frozen treat… and you’ll have plenty of time to spend in paradise once you get there because this recipe takes just a few minutes! You don’t need an ice cream maker to make ice cream at home –...

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Country Potato Quiche

by Deana Gunn May 26, 2013

Quiche is deliciously easy. However, most people mistake it for something fancy, complicated, and fussy.  It’s not, and it’s especially easy when using shortcuts like frozen pie crust and a ready-made veggie mix to make the filling a snap. Our basic quiche recipe  is perfect for experimenting with your own combo of veggies, meats, mushrooms, […]...

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Shortcut Berry Cobbler

by Deana Gunn April 25, 2013

Forget about mixing up any dough. This easy cobbler recipe uses canned biscuits that bake up buttery and golden, a wonderful contrast to the sweet and tangy berries.  You can find canned biscuits at Trader Joe’s (and most other grocers) in the refrigerated section. The great thing about this cobbler is that it’s an absolute […]...

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