Trader Joe’s September Edition

It is hard to believe we are already more than halfway through September! I stopped in Trader Joe’s last weekend to check out some of their new products. Here are some of the things I bought:

Cocoa Filled Pinwheel Cookies

One Pot Fajita Pasta

This one pot creamy fajita pasta is an easy and flavorful meal. It’s all the flavors and ingredients found in fajitas turned into a pasta dish. Everything cooks in one pot for easy clean-up.

Cauliflower “Crab” Cakes

These crab cakes use cauliflower instead of crab meat. Even though they don’t contain any crab, they taste and feel like real crab cakes. This is my new favorite way to eat cauliflower!


Porkyland is a fast-casual Mexican eatery with two locations in San Diego. We recently visited so that I could try their foot-long burritos and carne asada fries.

3 Ingredient Flourless Banana Pancakes

These gluten-free flourless pancakes are just 3 ingredients. They are easy to whip up and taste like banana flavored pancakes.

Philz Coffee La Jolla

Philz Coffee, the very popular coffee chain originally from San Francisco, opened a second location in San Diego last week. This new location is in The Shops at La Jolla Village (which also houses...

Fried Mashed Potato Balls Stuffed with BBQ Chili

Fried mashed potato balls are stuffed with BBQ chili for a delicious appetizer perfect for your next tailgating or game day party.