Trader Joes Healthy Recipes That You Can Easily Make With Less Than 6 Ingredients

trader joes healthy recipes

Trader Joes Healthy Recipes That You Can Easily Make With Less Than 6 Ingredients

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If you’re anything like us, you’re probably craving a way to freshen up your at-home meal routine. But after cooking our way through our favorite easy pantry dinners, we recently scored some inspiration on Instagram to mix things up even more. As a virtual cooking club of sorts, Trader Joe’s launched a #StayHomeWithTJs recipe swap on Instagram.

Fans of the grocer post their semi-homemade recipes using Trader Joe’s items and pantry staples. We have these delicious, low-fuss dishes on our list after making our next grocery store run.

Trader Joes Healthy Recipes You Need To Try Today

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Number of ingredients: 4

Swapping cauliflower for carbs is one of our go-to sneaky vitamin-boosting strategies, and when we’re feeling extra motivated and have the ingredients handy, we love to whip up our own homemade cauliflower pizza crust. A freezer fave and close runner-up for the nights we want to order in? TJ’s Cauliflower Pizza Crust, that at about $3.99 each, are far more affordable than delivery. Follow @daliciousdish’s lead and top the gluten-free crust with a handful of sauteed spinach, cheese and tomato slices.

Number of ingredients: 5

Speaking of cauli-power, we know what we’re serving the next time we’re craving spring flavors and Italian cuisine. Dig out that bag of frozen cauliflower gnocchi a la @dirtpour and boil, bake or air fry to little puffs. Toss with your favorite jarred pesto and roasted asparagus for a hands-off spring dinner. For a protein boost, toss in a scoop of cannellini beans or some shredded leftover chicken.

Number of ingredients: 6

Vegetarians, vegans and Meatless Monday-ers alike will adore @plantbasedlola’s Asian-inspired power bowl. Start with brown, white or cauliflower rice, layer on whatever veggie you have handy, then pack on some protein with Trader Joe’s Island Soyaki-glazed plant-based chicken strips. And since pretty much everything is better with it, garnish with Everything but the Bagel Seasoning.

Number of ingredients: 5

A little hint of herby goodness goes a long way to transform a pantry supper. @traderjoescravings snagged a container of Trader Joe’s Marinated Fresh Mozzarella during her last stock-up shop, and put it to good use in a restaurant-quality dinner. To try it at home, combine the marinated bocconcini, penne, cooked sweet Italian sausage, marinara sauce and chopped spinach (frozen could totally stand in here!).

Number of ingredients: 4

Keep those mini mozz pieces handy and toss together a super-simple salad. @emilylindseyberthold has us craving this light and lovely mix of halved cherry tomatoes, mini cucumber coins, sliced mozzarella and balsamic glaze.

If we did learn something positive from the last year, it’s that healthy eating does not have to be extravagant or costly. And, we can cook up almost anything at home, and they will taste as good as those restaurant food items we have been ordering for so long. So, which one are you going to try out today? Don’t forget to check out more such recipes. And, most importantly, never stop experimenting.

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