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13 Trader Joe’s Frozen Foods For When You’re Feeling Lazy AF

From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, TJ’s freezer aisle is the answer.

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Everyone knows these first few weeks of 2023 are throwaway weeks — we’re all exhausted from the holidays and just trying to figure out what year we’re in. And cooking elaborate meals? Pshh. This is a time for no-muss, no-fuss Trader Joe’s frozen foods. Ahead, note their easy breaky bites, meal prep finds, last-minute meals, and shareable apps.

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Chicken Gyoza Potstickers

These crescent-shaped dumplings taste amazing and are great if you need to make dinner in a pinch. Serve with rice, your favorite veggies, and soy sauce for dipping!

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Egg Frittata

If you’re looking for a high-protein, low-carb breakfast hack, voilà! The egg patties include cauliflower, fried onions, Swiss cheese, and egg whites. Each one packs 12 grams of protein and only 5 grams of carbs.

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Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches

A TJ’s fan favorite, Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches boast a hearty helping of vanilla ice cream coated in mini chocolate chips, sandwiched together by two chocolate chunk cookies.

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Hashbrowns

The perfect breakfast side, TJ’s Hashbrowns can be heated up in a skillet or the oven. I recommend adding a minute or two to the cook time if you like your hashbrowns crispy.

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Quinoa Cowboy Veggie Burgers

These veggie burgers are a mouthwatering blend of TJ’s Organic Tri-Color Quinoa and Cowboy Caviar Salsa with black beans and roasted corn. You can enjoy them hamburger style or crumbled up in a salad.

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Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese

Don’t even think about walking by the frozen pasta aisle and not picking up a box of Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese. You won’t regret it, trust me.

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Mexican-Style Roasted Corn

I love serving this roasted corn in burrito bowls or salads, and you can get multiple servings (at least five) out of one bag.

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Breaded Fried Ravioli

This is one of my favorite frozen appetizers at TJ’s. I usually serve it with marinara sauce on the side.

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Mini Vegetable Samosas

Another TJ’s frozen food staple I absolutely love! I keep them in the oven for a minute longer so that they’re a little crispy. The Mini Chicken Vegetable Samosas are just as good, too.

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Cheese Filled Fiocchetti with Pink Sauce

For a quick and easy dinner, you can’t go wrong with Cheese Filled Fiocchetti with Pink Sauce. I sometimes toss in chicken or shrimp for protein.

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Korean Beefless Bulgogi

Made from 100% beefless textured soy protein, this vegan Korean entrée comes slathered in bulgogi sauce. You’ll taste notes of soy sauce, pear puree, garlic, and ginger. Pair it with rice and steamed veggies.

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Spicy Thai Shrimp Fried Rice

In a skillet, add olive oil and the bag’s contents (carrots, corn, green peas, seasoned shrimp, sliced Thai red chilis, and fried rice), and you’ll have this week’s lunches prepped and ready to go in a flash.

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Gluten-Free Cheese Pizza With a Cauliflower Crust

You’ll never regret having an emergency frozen pizza on hand. This gluten-free, cheesy masterpiece takes only 10-12 minutes to bake!

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