We Found Healthy AND Tasty Trader Joe's Snacks, So Please Excuse Us While We Fill Up Our Carts

We Found Healthy AND Tasty Trader Joe's Snacks, So Please Excuse Us While We Fill Up Our Carts


Clear out your shopping carts and make room for these health-conscious snacks from Trader Joe's. As if we didn't already love TJ's enough, its snacking options are healthy, easy, and oh so affordable. Whether your taste buds prefer chocolates or veggies, these low-cal, protein- and fiber-packed nibbles will satisfy all of your midday cravings.

So make as much room as you can in your snack drawer because, trust us, you'll need it.

— With Jenny Sugar, Lauren Breedlove, and Erin Cullum

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With two grams of fiber and five grams of protein, this tasty mix will keep your cravings at bay.

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Walnuts will fill you up, without any regret. Add these tasty morsels to yogurt, fruit cups, and more.


Dairy-free and naturally flavored, these cups of cultured coconut milk will become your new favorite snack. Eat alone or with fruit and watch all your cravings fade away.


Throw back a handful of these crisp morsels for a fulfilling snack packed with protein and fiber. Plus, ranch! The package is resealable, but, well, you do the math.

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Rolled oats are a pantry must. They are easy to whip up and made with 100 percent whole-grain oats. What's not to love here?


Just grab a handful of these tasty nuts and have a healthy snack whenever hunger strikes.


Peanut butter is a quick source of protein and can be added to smoothies, apple slices, and all other forms of snacks.


Change the way you eat hummus with this White Bean & Basil option. It is rich, hearty, and healthy.

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Sweet and soft, raisins are a tasty midday snack.


These tenders have a good source of protein and iron and are only 150 calories per serving.


If you need a calcium pick-me-up, try a dollop of this cheese. It only has 70 calories per serving, so it can definitely satisfy your dairy cravings.

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Quinoa is perfect on its own, added to salads, or in place of rice in burritos. Make a big batch and freeze one-cup servings to have on hand.


This hummus needs to be in our snack lineups, like, yesterday. It only has 50 calories per serving and offers a spicy kick that your taste buds will love.

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Raw pecans have healthy fats as well as vitamin A, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, and zinc. Need we say more?


This dip is so low-cal, you'll be shocked at how yummy it is! Pair this with veggies or crackers and enjoy snack time like never before.

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Smear almond butter on fruit or toast and you'll stay satisfied all afternoon long.


These PB pretzel nuggets fit perfectly in any snack drawer, and they have a good source of protein! Snacking is now tastier than ever.

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Thick, chunky, and not that bad for you! This salsa pairs perfectly with low-sodium chips.

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A tasty and refreshing salsa, this stuff will keep you full even at peak snacking hours.

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A fast and delicious source of plant-based protein, these taste like real meatballs! Just pop them in the microwave and, in minutes, your snack cravings will be satisfied.


A new hummus with a kick would've been good enough, but TJ's went above and beyond by adding avocado. A slow clap for this one.

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Soft and gooey with a unique caramel flavor, dates not only add natural sweetness but also fiber.


To save time marinating and baking tofu, buy this — it's firm and perfectly salty, and each square offers 16 grams of protein.


Tasty on their own or coupled up with your dip of choice, this versatile snack beckons on the regular. They only have 90 calories per serving, so start snacking.

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A predinner snack full of antioxidants and heart-healthy nutrients? Count us in. Olive tapenade even sounds fancy-pants when you say it. Get dippin'!

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Combining a pack of the precooked lentils into the packaged bruschetta mix makes the perfect dip for topping bread or snacking on with crackers. It's zesty, bold, and oh so rich.

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Made with pea protein, this veggie burger offers 26 grams of protein! Whip up one patty for a quick, hearty snack.


Salty and perfectly-roasted, Trader Joe's rosemary marcona almonds rival those sold at specialty food stores and help with mid-day hunger.

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Fulfilling meat cravings since . . . who knows, but the original beef jerky at Trader J's is a snack staple in the protein department. There are other flavors, but you can't go wrong with a classic.

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If you're looking for a spicy pick-me-up, these almonds are just the ticket. A little Thai lime and chili give the normally simple almond snack an upgrade it needs.

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These unsweetened freeze-dried grape slices are here to liven up your snack program. They're good on their own or sprinkled into something else, so you can't go wrong with this out-of-the-box snack.

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Um, what. Trader J's taking our beloved tzatziki dip to new heights with avocado. Hold the phone. Or actually, forget the phone, find something to dip in there.

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For snacking, raw almonds are a great source of protein and healthy fats, and eating a handful before meals prevents overeating.


For a tropical nosh, TJ's dried mango slices are here for you. The bonus? There's no bonus sugars. Score.

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This tofu is firm in texture, which means that it's higher in protein than soft tofu. It also has a whole lot of protein!


If you're a fan of artichokes, this one's for you. Because it is made with this versatile plant, it is low-cal and tasty.

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They're pink. They're chocolate. They're new. These tangy little chocolate pieces are pretty in pink and not that bad to snack on if you have a major sweet tooth.

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This quinoa heats up in minutes, making it an easy snack to make at any point in the day. Add your favorite mix-ins or eat as is.


This soy protein-based bite delivers tangy spices, with no cholesterol and 60 percent less fat than other chorizo. Add this to wraps, serve with roasted root veggies and rice, or add to chili and soups to amp up your snacking menu.


Salted peanuts are perfect for snacking on or to make homemade peanut butter or these chocolate peanut butter protein balls. Get after it!


Add cooked lentils to salads or use dry lentils to make this lentil butternut squash soup. They're an amazing source of protein and fiber and easy to digest and snack on.


A snack that pleases the gluten-free crowd, these cheese bites are a solid snack option. Since they're high in protein, you'll get that boost you need, too.

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At $2.49 a box, we'll take the whole lot. Dipping possibilities are endless with these little guys and they are in the low-cal department of cracker snacks.

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For under $3 a box, this childhood classic in snack form is just what the midday slump doctor ordered. And, no crust!

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These cashew apricot date and nut bites are a healthy little nibble to keep you going throughout the day. Fun facts, they're gluten free and made in New Zealand. Pretty cool, Trader Joe's, pretty cool.

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Another protein-packed legume to have on hand, green lentils can be used in soups or even in salads.


This yellow lentil brown rice spaghetti is gluten-free and tastes the most like regular pasta (compared to all those other pasta alternatives). It can easily be made into a mid-afternoon snack with a light sauce.


Tart and sweet, these seeds will help you combat sugar cravings once and for all.

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Just one of these dark chocolate almonds will not only fill you up, but also squash your sweet tooth needs.

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With acai, pomegranates, cranberries, and blueberries, this sweet snack has got all you need.

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Harness your inner monkey and go bananas with this frozen combo of healthy and sweet. Dark chocolate-covered banana slices make for a delicious snack with little guilt.

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These choco-covered blueberries offer a little boost of much-need nutrients during your snack hour.

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These are $2.29 a pop, literally. This popsicle trifecta with raspberry, lemon, and strawberry will likely transport your mouth to those Summer months we're longing for. Not to mention, they are the perfect low-cal treat.

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