I used to work at Trader Joe’s, and one of my favorite things about shopping there were the prices. Now not everything was super cheap (especially the impulse purchases), but I did love how the essentials (and more) were always a great price! And whether you’re looking for pre-cooked meals or just some basic pantry items, this store has a great selection (even if you’re on a budget).
And that’s why I decided to create a top ten best buys list for Trader Joe’s; to help you get the best deals. This list will definitely save you time and money. So check them out and feel free to let me know your favorite Trader Joe’s deals!
Trader Joe’s is a good source for inexpensive basics like cheese. And when I say cheese, I mean almost any kind of cheese you can think of. They really are a great price, so grab some nice cheeses for your meals or party this week!
Compared to other grocery stores, bananas at Trader Joe’s are sold per piece (19 cents per banana) rather than by the pound. So if you only want one or two bananas (or a whole bunch), then you’ll definitely save so much more than if you bought them elsewhere.
Trader Joe’s is known for its store brand. They have plenty of people who are die-hard fans and will get anything Trader Joe’s. So if you’re into getting good quality store brands, then you’ll definitely save a lot.
If you’re stocking up this week for breakfast, then be sure to grab Joe’s O’s cereal. It’s so much cheaper and tastes great (they also have plenty of other tasty cereals).
You can get eggs at Trader Joe’s that are cage free or normal for a great deal. You can get them at $1.99/dozen and that is so much cheaper compared to $2.70/dozen from your typical grocery store.
Trader Joe’s is also well-known for they’re creative options in the frozen food aisle. You can get pre-made meals like mac and cheese bites, steak and ale pies, and Mandarin Orange chicken that are easy to cook and filling. They’re perfect for when you have busy nights, and they’re so much better than frozen meals from other stores.
If you’re looking for the best place to get inexpensive coffee beans with a great variety, then Trader Joe’s has got you covered. They’re affordable and the can packaging looks so cute it can be upcycled for functional decor.
From veggie chips to popcorn to (awesomely flavored) nuts, snacks at Trader Joe’s are a great deal. In fact, they’re one of the best selling products in the store, so you can’t go wrong with them.
As a basic cooking ingredient, we tend to buy a lot of bottles of olive oil. But did you know you can save a lot by buying them at Trader Joe’s?
Their price for olive oil is so much better than other stores and is still great quality.
The sweet potatoes at Trader Joe’s are definitely a great deal (for both organic and non-organic). A 3 pound bag of organic sweet potatoes costs 3.99. Crazy right?
Just like with cereal, Trader Joe’s offers home brand ice cream options that are yummy and budget-friendly. You can choose from classic flavors to quick snacks like ice cream sandwiches.
The next time you visit Trader Joe’s, make sure you check out all the deals the store has to offer. You’ll love the quality and how they’re super budget friendly. So give them a try and let me know what you think!
Now, what’s your favorite best buy from Trader Joe’s? Let me know in the comments down below, I might just add them to the list.