What To Get At Trader Joe’s For Easy Breakfast

By Kelley Boymer
4 May 2023
What To Get At Trader Joe’s For Easy Breakfast

Are you looking for a delicious, easy-to-make breakfast that won’t break the bank? Look no further than your local Trader Joe’s for all the ingredients you need for a quick and tasty breakfast .From savory breakfast bowls to easy overnight oats, there are plenty of breakfast options that you can have ready in minutes.

Trader Joe’s is one of our favorite places to shop. It’s more of an experience versus the normal grocery store. Offering flavors from all over the world at great prices, TJ’s cannot be beat.

I love Forbes comparison of Trader Joe’s to your favorite friend, “Trader Joe’s can be compared to your friend that has their life together. Because Trader Joe’s works so hard to keep their “house” in order they have more energy for fun and whimsy. They are the high-functioning fun friend you love to be with!” YES. This is exactly why we love TJ’s.

Not only does TJ’s have great snacks, dinner and dessert options, but they also have a wonderful array of products for making the most easy and delicious breakfast around. Looking for some healthy, fresh breakfast ideas? Here’s some of our favorite TJ’s products to enjoy in those early morning hours.

What To Get At Trader Joe’s For Easy Breakfast

Trader Joe’s multigrain waffles

One of our favorite hacks is the Trader Joe’s recipe section on their website. Using all of their incredible products, TJ’s has created a range of recipes to enjoy their products in a variety of ways. They have such a great selection of easy and yummy breakfast ideas and today we’re sharing some of our favorites.

Vegan Breakfast Tacos

For vegans, the Tofu Scramble with Soy Chorizo is a great egg substitute and this recipe for Vegan Breakfast Tacos looks delish. The scramble includes a yummy mixture of tofu, soy-based chorizo, peppers, onions and vegan cheddar. Add your scramble, avocado, lime and cilantro to TJ’s corn and wheat tortillas for a scrumptious breakfast.

Tofu Scramble with Soy Chorizo TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s Tofu Scramble with Soy Chorizo
  • TJ’s corn and wheat tortillas
  • TJ’s avocado
  • TJ’s lime
  • TJ’s cilantro

Trader Joe’s Chocolate Croissants

The Trader Joe’s Chocolate Croissants are all the buttery, flakey, rich, delicious goodness you want and expect from a traditional French croissant. Pop these bad boys in your oven or air fryer for about 20 minutes and voila! Treat yourself and enjoy a TJ’s Chocolate Croissant with your coffee or tea over the morning paper or a good book.

The Breakfast Bowl

Another great well-rounded option for a hearty breakfast is The Breakfast Bowl (The Approach). Stock up on these goodies from TJ’s: eggs, Hash Brown Patties, organic kale, avocado and Crunchy Chili Onion. Bake your hash browns in the oven while cooking your eggs on the stovetop. Cut up your avocado, kale and then add ingredients to a bowl. Top with crunchy chili onion for delicious flavor and spice!

The Breakfast Bowl TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s eggs
  • TJ’s hashbrowns
  • TJ’s organic kale
  • TJ’s avocado
  • TJ’s crunchy chili onion

Organic Silver Dollar Pancakes

The Organic Silver Dollar Pancakes are another breakfast staple and favorite for us. They are so incredibly cute and delicious. They make a great breakfast for kids, snack or side with other breakfast staples like eggs, bacon or sausage. Simply add some real maple syrup and butter and you will be ready for your day!

Morning Muffin in a Mug

I have always been a fan of the mug meals that are easy to bring on the go. This Morning Muffin in a Mug recipe is so easy and looks delicious. Combine TJ’s Gluten Free Organic Rolled Oats with Ancient Grains & Seeds, applesauce, honey, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, an egg and berries and then throw in the microwave for a delicious muffin in just minutes!

Morning Muffin in a Mug TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s Gluten Free Organic Rolled Oats with Ancient Grains & Seeds
  • TJ’s applesauce
  • TJ’s honey
  • TJ’s baking powder
  • TJ’s cinnamon
  • TJ’s eggs
  • TJ’s berries
Trader Joe’s organic pancakes

PB-Jar Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats are great because you can prep them the night before and have breakfast ready to go for the morning. In fact, I love this PB-Jar Overnight Oats recipe, which would make a great meal for both kids and adults alike. You can either use an almost empty jar of TJ’s peanut butter or prepare in a mason jar. All you need is milk, peanut butter, rolled oats, flaxseed meal, and berries of your choice. Yum!

PB-Jar Overnight Oats TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s milk of choice
  • TJ’s Organic Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter
  • TJ’s rolled oats
  • TJ’s flaxseed meal
  • TJ’s berries of choice

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Bagel

Is there anything better than a warm toasted bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon? Do it TJ’s style with this Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Bagel. Here’s what you’ll need: TJ’s Everything Bagel, whipped cream cheese, wild Alaska sockeye smoked salmon, red onion, capers and dill. This also makes for a great Sunday brunch! Enjoy.

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Bagel TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s everything bagels
  • TJ’s whipped cream cheese
  • TJ’s wild Alaska sockeye salmon
  • TJ’s red onion
  • TJ’s capers
  • TJ’s dill

Multigrain Waffles

Calling all waffle fans, The Multigrain Waffles from Trader Joes will be your next favorite on the go breakfast. Healthier than white flour waffles, these multigrain waffles are more nutritious and so easy to pop in the toaster and enjoy at home or on the go. We love them with some real maple syrup, butter and also a few berries on top!

Leak & Bacon Egg Tottins

Tottins are basically tater tot and egg muffins. Try this recipe for Leak & Bacon Egg Tottins and you will not regret it! The combination of TJ’s delicious tater tots, eggs, leak, bacon and goat cheese is just so divine.

Leak & Bacon Egg Tottins TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s potato tots
  • TJ’s leaks
  • TJ’s turkey bacon
  • TJ’s eggs
  • TJ’s Chevre Fine Herbs Goat Cheese

Egg in a Hole with Garlicky Fried Peppers

The popular egg in a hole breakfast is back with a TJ’s twist. So try this Egg in a Hole with Garlicky Fried Peppers rendition with your favorite TJ’s bread, eggs, parsley and garlicky fried peppers. In fact, the combo of the vinegary, tart peppers, runny yoke and toast is the best way to start your day!

Egg in a Hole TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s garlic
  • TJ’s fire roasted red peppers
  • Your favorite TJ’s bread
  • TJ’s eggs
  • TJ’s parsley

Sweet & Spicy Peach Ricotta Toast

I think this Sweet & Spicy Peach Ricotta Toast might be my favorite repeat breakfast this summer. The combination of sweet juicy peaches, creamy ricotta and spicy honey sauce just makes the perfect pairing. All on top of your favorite TJ’s toast! So delish!

Sweet & Spicy Peach Ricotta Toast TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s yellow peaches
  • TJ’s thyme
  • TJ’s Organic Spicy Honey Sauce
  • TJ’s lemon
  • TJ’s Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • TJ’s Multigrain Bread

Grilled Nut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Another yummy and fun take on a classic peanut butter and banana toast–try the Grilled Nut Butter and Banana Sandwich. Make your classic peanut butter sandwich with sliced banana and then grill it to add an oozy, melty, extra delicious effect.

Grilled Nut Butter and Banana Sandwich TJ’s Grocery List:

  • TJ’s multigrain bread
  • TJ’s mixed nut butter
  • TJ’s banana
  • TJ’s cinnamon

Fruity Frozen Yogurt Pops

I love this simple idea for Fruity Frozen Yogurt Pops. Simply take your yogurt, slice a small hole in the top, insert a popsicle stick and freeze. Voila! Hours later you will have a delicious frozen pop to enjoy. I can’t wait to try this for both myself and my 2-year-old!

Fruity Frozen Yogurt Pop TJ’s Grocery List:

More of our Favorite TJ’s Breakfast Products & Recipes

What are your favorite breakfast foods from TJ’s? Let us know in the comments below!

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