Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Since we have successfully used the Trader Joe’s gluten free oats many times in our favorite granola recipe, still without any gluten reaction (yeah!), we wondered what other recipes we could try. For once we did not slave away developing our own masterpiece, but went the easy route instead, and simply tried the recipe on the back of the bag. Continue reading

Trader Joe’s says ‘Bonjour’ to Macarons

Trader Joe says Bonjour to Macarons - Gluten Free

Perhaps you have already discovered Trader Joe’s latest addition to its dessert offerings. Admittedly, it has been a very long time since either of us has consumed any commercially prepared baked goods, especially ones that are not certified gluten free. We can also not vouch for its 100% gluten free status in the sense that there might be some cross-contamination risk due to shared equipment. Trader Joe’s itself has designated them to be gluten free and after checking the ingredients, we definitely concur. Continue reading

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Recently we located two beverages at our local Trader Joe’s. No, we don’t receive any monetary rewards for saying this – we just like the place. One is a Green Tea drink and the other a Sparkling Cranberry Juice and we just couldn’t resist blending the two in roughly equal proportions. You could serve these chilled, with ice, or just at room temperature. The products are shown here on these pictures:

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Have fun and head on over to your local Trader Joe’s for a last purchase of these tasty alcohol-free drinks for the holidays, or any other time, for that matter. Let us know, how you like them.

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea