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Nutty Grain Salad

July 03, 2014 in

Grain salads are popping up all over the place—from leading European food-retailers, to fast-growing cafeteria-style chains in Southern California. One prominent culinary magazine calls this recent phenomenon the ‘healthiest new food trend.’ So, what’s in a grain salad, anyway? As you might guess, it’s a selection of whole grains, blended with some combination of nuts, seeds, fresh veggies, and dried fruit. It’s obviously no secret that Trader Joe’s Nutty Grain Side Salad errs on the nutty side...

Summertime means increased outdoor activity—but without proper skin protection, your fun-in-the-sun can quickly turn to ‘fraid-in-the-shade. Don’t fear! Head to toes, Trader Joe’s is your dermal deliverer. Our reformulated version replaces Zinc (a physical sunscreen) with Avobenzone and a handful of other chemical UV filters. This approach reduces your exposure to a broad spectrum of ultraviolet rays—without making you look like a white fright. The lightweight, permeable lotion won’t clog your pores, nor will it...

Neither pine nor apple, the curiously named pineapple is native to the regions of South America that now make up Brazil and Paraguay. Spanish explorers are said to have been the first who brought the fruit to the Philippines. Today, that country is the world’s largest pineapple growing region—and it’s where our juice is produced. Our supplier takes whole pineapples (minus foliage and peel) and puts them through a juicer. What comes out is precisely what goes into the can. Our Pineapple Juice is not from concentrate, and you can tell with your very first sip...