11 Trader Joe’s Staples That Will Make Sure You Never Skip Breakfast Again

Trader Joe’s could be considered the holy grail of grocery stores for us here at The Everymom. We all love it, and we’re always trying to find the newest and best products to share with the world. In my opinion, breakfast is the hardest meal to prepare something hearty and fulfilling for—after all, we’re busy ladies with minimal time in the morning to cook breakfast between making ourselves look presentable and running out the door.

So today, we’re sharing the best quick TJ’s breakfast items so you’ll never want to skip the most important meal of the day again.



1. Waffles

TJ’s has tons of delicious toaster waffle options—including gluten-free, blueberry (my favorite), and thick and fluffy Belgian.



2. Ready-to-bake croissants

Sweet or salty? You can get either, or both, with the chocolate croissant or the ham and cheese croissant. Preheat and throw one in the oven first thing when you wake up so you can grab it on your way out the door.



3. Hash browns

Trader Joe’s hash browns, both the shredded and patty styles, are a staple of their breakfast selection. Try their cauliflower pancakes too. Whatever option you go with, hash browns are the best way to top off any breakfast plate.



4. Granola

TJ’s has so many awesome granola flavors as well! The possibilities are endless: use it to top your yogurt, oatmeal, or smoothie bowl, add almond milk and enjoy it cereal-style, throw it into or on top of some pancakes, etc.



5. Oatmeal

There are tons of oatmeal options at Trader Joe’s, including frozen steel-cut, grab and go cups, and instant packets. This is my favorite quick breakfast, especially when it’s chilly outside.



6. Yogurt

Again—so many options! Everything from 99-cent Greek yogurt in lots of flavors to dairy-free alternatives like cashew yogurt.



7. ‘Everything but the Bagel’ seasoning

You know it, you love it. The seasoning of all seasonings. It’s best during breakfast time on avocado toast, eggs, or just about anything else.


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8. Teeny tiny avocados

The perfectly portioned (and cutest) solution for the aforementioned avocado toast, or just about any other way to enjoy avocado so you don’t have to worry about the other half going bad.



9. Frittatas and quiches

Another quick, easy, and delicious option that you can throw in the oven while you get ready in the morning, for those days when you’re feeling a little fancy.


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If you watch my Stories, you know what kind of bomb dot com Cali burritos we get down with on weekends. 💣💥🌯 Needless to say, these grab-and-go versions from #traderjoes don’t compare, but they’ll hold you over at work or school if you’re desperate! They’re quite hefty. One burrito is 2 serving sizes. • My s/o brought his Pollo Asado to work and I had my Carnitas at home. I added butter to a pan and lightly browned both sides of my burrito to give it some color and texture. You definitely have to doctor these up with your fave toppings like salsa, sour cream, hot sauce, taco sauce, lime, etc. Their descriptions make them sound flavorful, but he and I both agree that it’s mainly mushy black beans. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Have you tried or would you try these?

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10. Breakfast burritos

The true definition of a grab and go breakfast: a burrito. The chicken sausage breakfast burrito is perfectly handheld for optimal in-commute eating, but truly any flavor will do.



11. Frozen roasted potatoes with pepper and onions 

Preparing delicious breakfast potatoes can be a huge task, especially for a weekday morning. These take all the hassle out, so you can enjoy them topped with an egg or two, creating the most delightful breakfast bowl—or throw in some meat-of-choice for an at-home skillet like this one.


This article was originally published on The Everygirl on December 2, 2019. 


Which of these items are you adding to your cart on your next Trader Joe’s run? Did we miss any breakfast staples?


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