Monday, March 12, 2007

Friday, March 9, 2007

Trader Joe's Veg* Foods

This is a list I spotted on by a member named 'forthebirds.' Thanks!!


Vegetarian Pot Stickers ... I am addicted (ed- me too! can't find them anymore though)
Soy Ice Creams
Fruit Bars
Pad Thai, Rice and Noodle Bowls
Indonesian and Curry-Thing Rice in Bags
Bean Burritos - only one kind has no cheese, so be careful
Enchiladas - again, make sure to look for the one that has no cheese
Wheat-free waffles
Meatless Meatballs
Sugar Snap Peas
Artichoke Hearts
French Green Beans


Cat Cookies - wasn't there an Animal Cracker thread?
Joe's O's - better than Oreos, I swear!
All their house-brand dark chocoate bars - awesome

Amazing nut, dried fruit and trail mix section

Some vegan cake mixes - green tea, banana bread

Peanut butter - good price

Muesili Cereal blend - cane juice, no vit. D


Organics don't have honey in most - check labels
Whole Wheat English Muffins
Whole wheat and Everything bagels
Garlic twist things

Refrig Section:

All their hummus'
White Bean dip
Sesame Noodle Salad
Pizza doughs
Stuffed grape leaves
Good mushroom selection
Good bagged lettuce
Avocados good price for a bag


All good but read labels

Gyoza Sauce is really good
Ketchup is good, organic
Barbeque sauce

Chips and stuff:

Flax Seed Chips with different veggy flavors - Best Chip EVER!!
Roasted Salsa!
Assorted veggie chips
Pita chips
Luna bars

Canned stuff:

Vegetarian Chili
Soups in a bowl
Olive and veggie tapenades
Eggplant dips
Artichoke pesto
Stuffed grape leaves - (refrig and non-frig versions)
Butternut Squash Soup in carton
Tomato Sauce with Basil
All their pastas are good - some good penne and tri-colors
Olives - try the mingling olives


Low Salt Veggie Drink - like V-8 only fresher
Mango and Papaya juice blend

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

OC Vegan Meet-Up, Sat. March 10 @ 12:00

K and I will be at the Vegan meet-up in OC this Saturday. Come join us for excellent food & talk at Native Foods in Costa Mesa.

CLICK ME for more info

Siegfried & Roy

Falls under the heading "Karma"

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Trader Joe's Cosmetic Products

Trader Joe's, a ubiquitous alternative to big-box grocery chains here in SoCal writes back the following to my question, "Are your cosmetic products tested on animals?"

Hello Frank ,

None of Trader Joe's Health and Beauty products are tested on animals.

Thank you for your inquiry and thank you for shopping at Trader Joe's .

Trader Joe's
Customer Relations

There ya go guys and gals. While not a veg* only establishment, TJ's has a healthy ratio of vegfriendly products.