I’m shopping at Trader Joe’s for a family of five. Here are 15 things I always buy for my kids.

Dried mangoes, mini ice cream cones, and cheesy seasoning blends form Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s has a lot of useful items.Diana Blink Horn

  • I shop at Trader Joe’s My family of 5And there are many products that make my life easier.

  • I always choose frozen dinner options such as fish nuggets, vegetable fried rice and pizza.

  • Mini ice cream cones, dry mangoes, and cheesy seasonings are hits at my house.

Dried fruits are a very easy and healthy treat.

Holding a package of dried mangoes in the aisle of Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Dry Mango.Diana Blink Horn

Trader Joe’s There are many options in the dried fruit section and we are confident that everyone can find what they like.

My kids love dry mangoes, and some of our other favorites are mini bananas and tangerines.

The Apple Serial Bar is perfect for busy mornings.

Handheld box of apple cereal bar in Trader Joe's aisle

Trader Joe’s Apple Serial Bar.Diana Blink Horn

The “This Apple Walks Into a Bar” cereal bar is always in stock in my pantry for busy mornings.

I started buying it for school lunch, but I was surprised at how delicious it was, so I sometimes picked it up myself.

Trader Joe’s I have it from time to time Seasonal taste Of these bars like pumpkins we would love to try.

I like to sneak some extra vegetables into the supper with Trader Joe’s spinach tortellini.

Trader Joe's Spinach Tortellini Handheld Package

Trader Joe’s spinach tortellini.Diana Blink Horn

If you’re trying to incorporate more vegetables into your child’s diet and need a quick and easy weekday supper, Trader Joe’s spinach and cheese tortellini will be your new best friend.

My kids love it so much that I usually have to buy some packs — they request it for dinner every week.

You can topping it Favorite sauce Or just butter and parmesan cheese.

The Mediterranean-style hummus snack pack is perfect for on-the-go use.

Handheld package of Mediterranean snack packs at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Mediterranean style hummus snack pack.Diana Blink Horn

My girl always asks me to buy a Mediterranean style snack pack featuring pita chips and hummus. And they are usually the first items to disappear from my fridge after a shopping trip.

I generally love Trader Joe’s Hummus, and these packs make lunch very easy.

If you’re tired of serving chicken nuggets, get a fish version of Trader Joe’s.

Handheld box of fish nuggets in Trader Joe's freezing corridor

Trader Joe’s Frozen Fish Nugget.Diana Blink Horn

Both my kid and my husband and I really enjoy frozen fish nuggets.

There are many ways you can incorporate them into your diet to reduce cooking time. Add them to salads, Asian-style rice bowls, sandwiches, or makeshift fish tacos.

Just by actually using a child’s frozen nugget, it tastes like a fine-dining restaurant-style meal that took hours.

Individual mini pizzas are so cute that they are almost inedible.

Handheld Box of Bambino Frozen Pizzas at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Frozen Bambino Pizza.Diana Blink Horn

pop Trader Joe’s Oven mini pizza for a quick lunch.

They come with cheese and pepperoni, and my kids love them.

Add Caesar salad for a perfect quick meal without waiting for delivery.

My family’s favorite weekday supper can be made with three Trader Joe’s items.

Trader Joe's vegetable dumplings, vegetable spring rolls, vegetable fried rice

Make a meal with frozen products.Diana Blink Horn

Trader Joe’s So many frozen entrée options You’ll be ready in about 20 minutes.

Vegetable fried rice is more delicious than takeout, and spring rolls and dumplings are absolutely delicious. Make three together as a simple meal at least twice a month.

Additional Item: I also love to soak the Lumpia in Trader Joe’s Sweet Chili Sauce.

Textbook cookies are delicious and educational.

Have a textbook cookie package in hand at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Textbook Cookies.Diana Blink Horn

My girl and I love to spell out names and fun words in cookies before eating.

It completely makes learning fun for them.

I also use them Holiday-themed snack board Spell a special message.

Frozen hash browns can be used to serve a restaurant-quality breakfast at home.

Handheld package of frozen hash brown at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Frozen Hash Brown.Diana Blink Horn

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, Trader Joe’s Frozen hash brown putty will not disappoint.

They are the same as what you get in a restaurant and my whole family devours them every time I make them.

Frozen banana is a dessert that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

Handheld box of frozen banana slices at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Gone Banana A slice covered with chocolate.Diana Blink Horn

I have serious sweet teeth, so I’m always looking for a little healthier option. Trader Joe’s Frozen banana slices covered with dark chocolate are a staple of our home.

The combination is perfect and will surely satisfy your cravings after dinner.

Trader Joe’s minicorn may be the best idea ever.

Handheld box for holding cone mini ice cream cones at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Hold The Cone Mini Ice Cream Cone.Diana Blink Horn

Another of my favorite desserts is the Hold the Cone mini ice cream cone.

They come in several different flavors and are the perfect size for some delicious bites. My favorite part is the chocolate in the corn.

My girl also loves these. They are the perfect size for small hands.

I’m just starting to buy a cheap seasoning blend, but to be honest, it’s the best mama hack I’ve ever had.

Trader Joe's Cheesy Seasoning Blend Handheld Container

Trader Joe’s cheesy seasoning blend.Diana Blink Horn

I love my kids Trader Joe’s A blend of cheesy seasonings — that’s how I feed them more vegetables.

One of the most popular uses of broccoli, but I love freshly made popcorn.

Frozen acai bowls keep you from skipping meals when you’re busy.

Handheld box of frozen acai bowl at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s frozen acai bowl.Diana Blink Horn

If you need a light meal option, I like to grab the acai bowl in the freezer. They are very tasty and are only part of the price I pay at the cafe.

Add your own fresh fruits, granola and nuts to make jazz.

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