Start Your Pumpkins

October 28, 2013

in product review, soup/stew, trader joe's

A crazy start to the week….

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…snacks to fuel the madness – Trader Joe’s Tropical Dried Fruit mix, which includes coconut, pineapple, mango, and mandarin segments…

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….Cheddar Beanitos, Dry Roasted Planters Peanuts. <—Always think of my Dad whenever I see these; they were his favorite. I can still hear the sound of him crunching on them at the dinner table. (They were in my SWAG bag from the Fitness Magazine event.)

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A quickie meal to fuel tonight’s acting class – 1/2 a bag of baby spinach wilted into some Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Soup…

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…and more TJ’s Pumpkin mania stuffed into a Toaster Pastry.

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P.S. I recommend the Dried Fruit, but probably won’t rebuy the soup or the Pop-Tart-Knock-Offs.

{ 5 comments }

1 christina ross October 28, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Good to know reg. the pumpkin soup. I bought the butternut squash soup from tj’s last week and really didn’t dig it. I do however enjoy the roasted red pepper one for a quick meal.

2 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet October 28, 2013 at 6:26 pm

I am not into their butternut squash either but I DO like the red pepper one as well. Carrot is probably my favorite.

3 allie@sweetpotatobites October 28, 2013 at 6:56 pm

The red pepper soup from Trader’s is definitely my fave. Agree that the butternut squash is only so-so.

4 Emily October 29, 2013 at 2:28 pm

I all excitedly bought that pumpkin soup from TJ’s and found I liked it with a dollop of greek yogurt in the middle and a ton of black pepper. It was a tad too sweet for me so the sour/spiciness cut right through.

5 Floey October 29, 2013 at 4:34 pm

For some reason the only kinda pumpkin I really enjoy is plain old pumpkin pie…

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