About Me

I’m glad you found me and I hope you’re enjoying your stay here.

Our family made a pretty major overhaul of our diet waaaaaayyy back in 2011 to help with various health issues we were having. In order to accommodate the changes we made, we were having to shop at specialty health food stores and it was really hurting our wallets. The organic label was sometimes the only way to ensure a product was free from the things we were trying to avoid and that stuff is expensive, y’all!

About a year into our new way of eating, Trader Joe’s came on the scene in our city. Oh, the joy! All of their store brand items were automatically free of the stuff we were trying to avoid. And it was cheaper than the regular grocery store I used to shop at. Needless to say, I have never looked back.

That’s why on this site, you’ll find not only reviews of Trader Joe’s products, but also recipes using them. But don’t worry if you don’t have a Trader Joe’s near you – I also have plenty of recipes you can make with ingredients from other stores. I’ve tried to make sure that I’ve labeled my recipes with any special dietary considerations (like gluten-free or Whole30) to make it easier for you to find just what you’re looking for. If you find any mistakes, please let me know!

Give my recipes a try and let me know what you think!