29 #DailyStruggles That Trader Joe's Products Can Solve

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Our usual reasons for shopping at TJ's are twofold. First, we typically don't cry when we see the grocery receipt, which is a major victory. And second, the store has a knack for nailing seasonal, trendy products.

In fact, when you really think about it, there's kind of a Trader Joe's product for every scenario. Need a new sweet treat? Check. Can't deal with making dinner tonight? Check. Don't know how to break down a butternut squash? Check. Ahead, find 29 products from TJ's that constantly save us from some of our (admittedly somewhat silly) #dailystruggles.
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When you sleep through your alarm again...
Grab-and-go breakfasts are essential to keep on hand.
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When you see a cool Mason jar salad online...
But you settle for a plastic container instead and pat yourself on the back for eating greens.
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When you're feeling nostalgic for homemade brunches...
Ready-to-bake is the answer to all of our fresh-from-the oven needs.
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When you want a trendy, seasonal meal without the effort...
Gotta work those fall flavors into that freezer meal lineup.
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When you simply can't eat another office banana...
Always stash some emergency snacks under your desk.
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When you can't deal with eating your veggies OR afford made-to-order green juice...
Sure they're not juiced in front of you, but $5 a pop cuts costs in half.
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When your friend asks you to make snacks for her dinner party...
Well, that's not happening, but everyone loves chocolate pretzels, right?
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When your Sunday consists of staying in bed all day and binge-watching Netflix...
Fact: Sustenance is the key to watching eight hours of back-to-back TV.
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When it's imperative that you eat something out of a jar...
No judgments here, we've been known to use our fingers when there are no clean spoons in sight.
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When you thought today was payday, but it’s not for another week...
Nothing like a SUPER cheap pasta dinner!
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When you can't afford to drink PSLs multiple times a day...
This powdered pumpkin chai is actually really good.
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When the idea of doing dinner prep makes you reach for your Seamless app...
Cut out the prep work altogether!
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When your S.O.'s parents decide to come over last minute...
Oh these? I just whipped them up!
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When your homemade pancakes are a total #PinterestFail...
Luckily there's literally no way to mess these up.
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When you feel like you need a new condiment to sit in your fridge for years...
We only ever use a 1/4 of the jar, but we constantly want to try new ones.
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When you can't even deal with putting dinner in the microwave...
You can eat these refrigerated lentils hot or cold.
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When "cooking" actually means throwing something in the oven that is pre-seasoned...
When it's already marinated, what could go wrong?!
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When you need an Instagrammable food trend, but don't want to leave the house...
Wait, you haven't been to the new bakery that makes pretzants?!
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When the recipe tells you to stick some cauliflower in a food processor...
Yeah, right! We don't have the budget or the counter space for a food processor.
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When you need to pretend you're still a child with zero responsibilities...
Cheddar crackers for the win.
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When you need some cheap-ass wine...
Which, let's face it, is basically every day.
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When think you're going to be motivated enough to make a big jug of cold brew at home...
At least it's cheaper than your local coffee spot!
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When your boss doesn't give any fucks that you worked through lunch...
You can eat this with one hand and type with the other.
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When a really long day means you can't even bring yourself to throw together a salad...
Luckily, there are a ton of bottled dressings at TJ's, too.
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When your Tinder date cancels last-minute and you're secretly ecstatic...
Time for PJs, comfort food, and ME time!
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When your boss makes a comment about the large quantities of Sriracha you keep at work...
You can make us work overtime, but there will always be Sriracha products in and around somewhere around our desks!
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When you're having a shitty day...
Sometimes a five-minute chocolate break is everything.
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When you want to pretend you're going on a dinner date with a friend, even though that friend is actually the TV...
Who knew shrimp tacos could be a frozen food?!
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When you decide you need to start eating super foods ASAP...
At least these frozen packets won't go bad when you're onto a new food trend next week.
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