GladysDiTroia-TraderJoes-Holiday Products

You know I love Trader Joe’s. There are so many amazing products that I recommend in my online program. Now that the holidays are upon us, I’ve hit Trader Joe’s to pick up some favorites and get their latest holiday products. Now you know just what to buy!

Asparagus or Mushroom Risotto

These creamy delicious risottos can be on your holiday table in just 5 minutes. Only 150 calories for a one cup serving for the asparagus and 160 for the mushroom.

Mirepoix

Mirepoix , mix of onions carrots and celery. Use as a starter for so many holiday dishes. Shaves so much time off prep!

Potato Pancakes

Everyone knows these are the hands down best latkes anywhere. I will never bother with the mess of  making my own or spend a fortune on getting them freshly made somewhere. They are a huge hit every single year and just 150 calories for a 2 latke serving. I serve them with reduced fat sour cream.

Spinach & Kale Greek Yogurt Dip

This is my all time fave!! This dip is so low-cal, you’ll be shocked at how yummy it is! Just 30 calories for a 2 tablespoon serving!! Pair this with veggies or crackers as an appetizer and you won’t go into the meal feeling “stuffed”!

Scallops Wrapped in UnCured Bacon with Brown Sugar Glaze

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These satisfying and fancy looking appetizers couldn’t be easier to make and are just 60 calories each.

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Trader Joe’s most popular appetizer has only 45 calories for two creamy and delicious tablespoons!

One Potato Two Potato

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This  hearty GRATIN  side dish will only set you back 150 calories for a one cup serving. Two types of potatoes, two types of mushrooms and two types of cheese will make this creamy, easy to heat up side dish a hit at your holiday table.

Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

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This savory creamy side dish has only 130 calories per one-cup serving! it contains hearty broccoli and tender cauliflower (they make up 50% of the dish!) roasted and cocooned in a velvety, buttery sauce, then blanketed with a crust of Mozzarella & Grana Padano cheese. OMG!

Holiday Vegetable Hash

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This has all the flavors of the season already cleaned and chopped up for you! Its got small dices of butternut squash, sweet potatoes, red onions, and celery, accompanied by a flavorful and fragrant herb-trio of parsley, sage, and rosemary. A beautiful, low calorie, fastened easy side or add to a holiday soup.

Colorful Carrot Coins

A beautiful array of colorful carrots that are perfectly seasoned. An excellent side to dish to your holiday meal. Ready in minutes and just 90 calories per cup!

Creamed Greens

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Think of Trader Joe’s Creamed Greens as a twist on creamed spinach, with Brussels sprouts as the flavor focal point. Rich, creamy, hearty, and delicious, it’s fully cooked before being frozen, so it’s ready to heat and eat in minutes. For a holiday dinner-worthy presentation, plate it on your favorite serving dish and top with crunchy breadcrumbs and savory bacon. Just 130 calories for a generous 1 cup serving 

Mini Dark Chocolate Mint Stars

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THINK Girl Scout Thin Mints with sprinkles. And you can have 13 of these adorable, insanely delicious cookies for just 130 calories!!! Consider getting a storage unit and stocking up as they are only available for a short time!!!

Mini Peppermint Meringues

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These are amazing and you shouldn’t go through the season without having them! Just 80 calories for 11 meringues ..plenty to satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without breaking the calorie bank!

These products help me make my holidays easy and delicious! Some of these items are seasonal and only available for a limited time so hop on over to your local Trader Joe’s and try some of my favorites this holiday season.