Archives: Trader Joe’s

Summer Wheat Berry Salad

August 17, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Recipes, Salad, Side Dish, Summer, Vegetarian.

This simple summery salad is packed with fiber and flavor, and was the perfect lunch on a recent picnic at the beach. I especially love the texture of the chewy wheat berries. It’s also a versatile salad that you can build on — Feta or goat cheese would be great additions, as well as green • Read More »

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Saucy Salsa Chicken

July 13, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Saucy Salsa Chicken | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Southwestern.

This delicious Mexican-inspired recipe has dinner on the table in no time: quick-cooking chicken cutlets are pan seared then finished in an easy sauce made from salsa verde (green salsa made with tomatillos) and sour cream (or creme fraiche). A tasty weeknight meal doesn’t get much easier than this! If you can’t find chicken cutlets, just use regular • Read More »

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Bourbon Chocolate Cake

February 12, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes.

With Valentine’s Day just days away, I thought I’d post one of my favorite chocolate desserts: Bourbon Chocolate Cake. This fantastic dessert is dense, rich and worth every luscious bite! Even if you don’t enjoy sipping the barrel-aged spirit on it’s own, I’m confident you’ll love this cake. The bourbon (I prefer Jim Beam for this recipe) adds a • Read More »

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