This Is The Cheapest Way To Shop At Trader Joe's

We've already shared our top picks from Trader Joe's. But, products aside, the very best part about shopping at TJ's is that it's cheap as fuck. In fact, you can snag staples, snacks, and sweets alike for less than $3. Yes, you read that correctly. Ahead, find some of our favorite under-$3 buys from the popular grocery store. Your shopping list is about to get a major upgrade.

Prices may vary by region or store, and are subject to change over time.
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Dark Chocolate Cacao Nibs
A handful of these cacao nibs are the perfect treat after a long day.
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Madras Lentils
You really can't go wrong with the frozen section at Trader Joe's, and these lentils are no exception.
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Mini Hold The Cone! Vanilla Ice Cream Cones
It's hard to eat just one of these mini ice cream cones.
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Mac & Cheese
Yes, this freezer meal is super-cheap.
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Organic Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce
It's always good to have a jar of pasta sauce in the pantry for last-minute meals.
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Blueberry Breakfast Biscuits
These sweet, whole-grain biscuits are the perfect way to start off a weekday morning.
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Savory Thin Mini Crackers
Eat these crackers on their own, or as a snack with cheese or hummus.
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Creamy Salted Peanut Butter
Peanut butter is often pricey, which is why we're glad to stock up at TJ's.
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Skipjack Tuna
You can even get tuna in olive oil at TJ's for less than $3.
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Chocolatey Cats Cookies
We can't go to Trader Joe's without picking up something sweet, and these cult-favorite cookies fit our price point.
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White Cheddar Corn Puffs
Need a snack to keep in your desk at work? TJ's has got you covered.
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Steamed Lentils
These steamed lentils make a great base or side for any dinner.
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Just The Clusters Vanilla Almond Granola Cereal
If you're a cluster fan, this cereal will become your new favorite.
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Cowboy Caviar
This flavorful salsa lives up to its name.
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Quinoa & Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Quinoa fans will love this classic breakfast upgrade.
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Sriracha Sauce
Because what's any meal without a squirt of Sriracha?
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Spinach Tortellini
Dried pasta is cheap anywhere, but this refrigerated tortellini is an even faster, last-minute meal.
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Vegetable Pakoras
These veggie pakoras make for a great snack or appetizer.
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Pretzel Croissants
Pretzel croissants. Enough said.
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Fruit Frenzy Bars
We always keep a box a popsicles in the freezer for dessert emergencies.
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Sriracha Potato Chips
These trendy chips are as good as they sound.
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