Small, Tasty, and Affordable — Stock Your Mini Fridge With These 30 Trader Joe's Foods
Whether you're living in a dorm room or a small apartment, there comes a time when the only fridge you have is a mini fridge. Finding healthy, tasty, and good-for-you foods to fill your small space with is essential, as it's quality over quantity in this case. Luckily, Trader Joe's is stocked with great finds that are delicious (and small!), meaning you can fill your fridge with everything you need to keep you satisfied from the first meal of the day to the last. Whether you're craving a protein-packed midnight snack after a long day of studying, or you're looking for an easy on-the-go meal before you head out, these TJ's finds are a must for the mini fridge. Complete with salads, fresh fruit, and even some ice cream, keep reading to see the best Trader Joe's foods to fill your mini fridge with right here. Enjoy!
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Trader Joe's Vegan Taco Salad Kit
Want dinner, and want it fast? We have the thing for you. This Trader Joe's Vegan Taco Salad Kit is mouthwatering good, and that's due in part to the chipotle ranch-style dressing. To make this even tastier, add avocados and a dash of lime juice.
Trader Joe's Jicama Wraps
If you want an easy snack, just grab jicama wraps! Eat them with turkey, dips, veggies, and more, and you'll be full and satisfied.
Trader Joe's Protein Pack
This healthy protein pack is filled with grilled chicken-breast strips, hard-boiled eggs, grape tomatoes, green-apple slices, and sugar snap peas. We suggest getting a couple of these since they're compact and super tasty!
Trader Joe's Herbed Tahini Sauce
Tahini sauce paired with parsley, garlic powder, and chili flakes? Sounds good to us! You can eat it with salads, crackers, veggies, and more.
Trader Joe's Banana & Almond Butter Smoothie
With a blend of coconut water, banana purée, almond butter, vanilla extract, and a hint of pea protein, this healthy smoothie is a great snack to reach for when you're hungry. Keep it in the fridge, and break it out when you want to fuel up.
Trader Joe's Organic Creamy Cashew Cultured Yogurt Alternative
The nondairy options for yogurt keep on coming with these cashew-based yogurts. They're available in strawberry and vanilla bean for your eating pleasure. Toss them in the fridge and enjoy a cool snack on the go!
Trader Joe's Antipasto Salad
Easy, healthy, and hearty, this antipasto salad needs a spot in your fridge. With fresh greens, uncured salami, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, pepperoncini, and provolone cheese, you'll want to nosh on this every chance you get.
Trader Joe's Grilled Chicken Rice & Veggies Meal
Easy, quick, and healthy, Trader Joe's Grilled Chicken Rice & Veggies Meal is made for those on the go. Just heat it up and enjoy!
Trader Joe's Power of Seven Juice Blends
Trader Joe's Power of Seven Juice Blends taste delicious on their own or mixed in with smoothies. Keep these in the fridge for when you want a healthy pick-me-up to sip on.
Trader Joe's Avocado Tzatziki Dip
Use this avocado-infused yogurt dip in place of mayonnaise to make a tasty (and healthy) tuna or chicken salad. You'll love all the ways you can utilize this dip.
Trader Joe's Almond Butter Chia Overnight Oats
These mouthwatering Almond Butter Chia Overnight Oats are a hearty breakfast option and are packed with protein, making this easy meal idea a winner. Eat it with fruit, nuts, and even whipped cream if you want to try something new.
Trader Joe's Turkeyless Protein Patties
With 23 grams of protein, these Turkeyless Protein Patties are hearty, delicious, and nutritious. Store them in the fridge, and cook them up to make burgers, meatballs, and more. Yum!
Trader Joe's Greek Chickpeas With Parsley & Cumin
Don't judge a book by its cover, because these Greek chickpeas are way better than they look. Store them in the fridge to keep them fresh, and eat them on their own with pita bread.
Trader Joe's Oniony Kale Slaw Kit
Craving a sinfully superior salad? This is the slaw for you. With rich kale, bright cabbage, shaved carrots, and white cauliflower, every bite packs a punch of good-for-you ingredients. Top it off with the shallot and dijon mustard vinaigrette for best results.
Trader Joe's Cold Brew Coffee and Boba Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert
Say that five times fast . . . it's a challenge. This Trader Joe's frozen dessert features boba, which is most commonly found in Taiwanese bubble tea, but instead of tea, TJ's opted for cold brew instead. If you have enough room in your mini fridge's freezer, toss it in there, and enjoy!
Trader Joe's French Onion Macaroni & Cheese
Complete with a layer of crisp croutons on top, this mac and cheese combined with the savory elements of french onion soup is the ultimate comfort food. Crack into this after a long night out, and you'll be ultra satisfied.
Trader Joe's Pimento Cheese Dip
The thick shreds of extra-sharp cheddar cheese and chunks of roasted pimento peppers make this dip one of our favorites to munch on. Scoop it up with crackers or chips or even put it on sandwiches and burgers. If you have enough room in your mini fridge, we suggest getting more than one.
Trader Joe's Smoked Cajun Beehive Cheese
With notes of cajun spices, this creamy yet firm cheese will bring your snacking game to a new level. The zesty spices contrast effortlessly with the rich cheese, pairing well with crunchy crackers and fresh fruit. Just take it out of the fridge, add some jam and crackers, and get to it!
Trader Joe's Vegan Ranch Crunch Salad Kit
Make a quick, easy, and delicious lunch with Trader Joe's Vegan Ranch Crunch Salad Kit. If you want to make it more filling, add some nuts and chicken. It'll keep you full no matter how long you have to study.
Trader Joe's Creamy Toscano Soaked in Chardonnay Wine
Creamy like cheddar and sharp like aged Parmesan, this Toscano is the perfect pair to a chilled glass of wine and crunchy crackers. While it's soaked in Chardonnay, the wine flavor isn't overpowering, making this cheese more than mouthwatering. You can stash this in your fridge for moments when you want a snack that'll truly satisfy you.
Trader Joe's Honey Pearl Grapes
Complete with the perfect balance of sweet and tart, these honey pearl grapes pack a punch of flavor with every bite. Keep these on deck when you want to nosh on a healthy and tasty snack.
Trader Joe's Sesame-Crusted Hardwood-Smoked Ahi Tuna
One word: yum! The Trader Joe's Sesame-Crusted Hardwood-Smoked Ahi Tuna tastes great on bagels, french bread, or in a poke bowl.
Trader Joe's A Za'Atar Tango Salad Kit
This Trader Joe's A Za'Atar Tango Salad Kit is filled with a blend of lettuces, dates, toasted sesame, salted pistachio pieces, and flatbread strips, with a cucumber yogurt seasoning — how good does that sound? Just take it out of the fridge, add additional veggies if you'd like, and toss it in dressing. Lunch is served.
Trader Joe's Vegan Tzatziki Dip
A dairy-free tzatziki dip? Yes, please! This dip is great when you're in the mood to snack, so grab some crackers and get to work.
Trader Joe's Steamed Pork and Ginger Soup Dumplings
Filled with hot ginger soup and a flavorful pork filling, you'll want these soup dumplings for dinner every night. Eat them with a side salad or veggies if you're looking to really fill up. Since this packaging is small and compact, they should leave a bit of room in your small freezer for other goodies, too.
Trader Joe's Lentil Soup With Ancient Grains
Hungry for soup? You gotta try this lentil rendition from TJ's! Loaded with lentils, quinoa, flax, onions, carrots, celery, and seasonings, it doesn't get much better. Just warm it up when you're ready to munch.
Trader Joe's Vegan Caramelized Onion Dip
Vegans can now know just how enjoyable caramelized onion dip is with this delicious snack. Eat it with veggies and crackers, or even try putting it on a sandwich.
Trader Joe's Spicy Mexican-Style Riced Cauliflower
Everyone knows Trader Joe's riced cauliflower is freakin' delicious, and now, this spicy Mexican-style cauliflower is here to give the TJ's staple a flavorful twist. Stash this in your mini fridge's freezer, and warm it up when the cravings strike.
Trader Joe's Chicken Cilantro Mini Wontons
Even smaller and more bite-size than the gyoza, these mini wontons are so fun to pop in your mouth. You can arrange them on a platter with toothpicks and soy sauce for dipping, and trust us, you won't be able to get enough.
Trader Joe's Buffalo Ranch Chopped Salad
Enjoy a game-day favorite in the form of a salad when you indulge in this tasty chopped salad. With green cabbage, romaine lettuce, and kale, you'll get your greens in with every bite. Enjoy bits of cauliflower, celery, and shredded carrots along with a creamy buffalo ranch dressing that makes every bite mouthwatering.