Hands Down, These Are the Best Healthy Finds in the Trader Joe's Frozen-Food Section
Trader Joe's healthy selection of frozen food is one for the books; as soon as we walk down the aisle, our taste buds start to water. From basics like veggie fried rice that can go alongside any big dish to its broccoli and kale crust that makes a great alternative to regular pizza dough, there's a healthy replacement for almost any dinner. One sweep down TJ's frozen-food section and you'll have enough quick and satisfying meals for a whole week. Ahead, find all of the best healthy frozen foods at Trader Joe's we just can't get enough of.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes
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Trader Joe's Kale Gnocchi
Whether you love it or hate it, the Trader Joe's Kale Gnocchi is a great dish for a veggie fix.
Trader Joe's Broccoli and Kale Pizza Crust
In our opinion, this crust is better than any cauliflower pizza crust. Top it off with marinara sauce, cheese, and all the veggies.
Trader Joe's Chipotle Vegetable Quesadillas
On nights you just don't have time to cook, heat up these vegetarian quesadillas.
Trader Joe's Spicy Thai Eggplant With Thai Basil
This quick vegan meal can be served with anything from rice to tofu, but be warned: it really is spicy.
Trader Joe's Organic Acai Bowl
Save yourself a trip to the smoothie shop and make your own at-home acai bowl with the Trader Joe's Organic Acai Bowl mix.
Trader Joe's Turkey Meatballs
Swap red meat for these tasty Trader Joe's Turkey Meatballs. Place them on top of pasta, or use them as appetizers for guests. One thing's for sure, they're delicious.
Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi
If you haven't tried Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi, you haven't lived. The Italian knockoff is such a good replacement for regular gnocchi and makes a great dinner smothered in a creamy tomato sauce.
Trader Joe's Vegetable Fried Rice
This rice is always a crowd-pleaser, and it's vegetarian! Packed with vegetables like peas, carrots, red peppers, corn, edamame, and pieces of onion, this rice tastes good by itself or mixed with tofu (assuming you want an all-vegetarian meal).
Trader Joe's Riced Cauliflower
Trader Joe's Riced Cauliflower is the perfect substitute for regular rice. Use it as a side for chicken and veggies or in a "grain" bowl; there are so many options!
Trader Joe's Meatless Meatballs
Heat up the Trader Joe's Meatless Meatballs in tomato sauce, season them with your favorite seasoning, and voila! You'll fool anyone into thinking they're the real deal.
Trader Joe's Soycutash
This may just be a bag of plain corn, edamame, and diced red pepper, but it makes a quick burrito filling when warmed up with a can of black beans! Serve it with salsa, guacamole, and hot sauce for an easy and satisfying meal.
Trader Joe's Rice Medley
You can't go wrong with the Trader Joe's Rice Medley. Simply add protein, beans, leafy greens, or whatever you're craving into the mix. Sauté it in a little oil, and your weeknight meal is complete.
Trader Joe's Superfood Pilaf
A bag of Trader Joe's Superfood Pilaf is a scrumptious meal all by itself. The pilaf's sweet potatoes and kale chunks are packed with flavor, and the quinoa is a healthier alternative to rice. If you want a quick and healthy bite to eat, this superfood pilaf is it.
Trader Joe's Brown Rice
Trader Joe's Brown Rice is life-changing. Instead of waiting forever for rice to cook, this quick meal takes under five minutes to make. Simply throw a bag in the microwave, and it's ready to be served!