Trader Joe’s Snacks

In addition to its jerky products, Trader Joe’s makes some great and wallet-friendly snacks. I’ve chosen to highlight three of them here in one review.

First is the Giant Peruvian Inca Corn.

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These are under $2 a bag, and are essentially giant corn nuts that are lightly salted.

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They’re light, and fulfilling. Very easy to just keep popping one after another, all night long.

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Next is the Baked Jalapeño Cheese Crunchies.

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These come regular style too, orange colored, but the jalapeño gives it a mildly spicy kick that’s just a bit nicer overall. These are also under $2 per bag.

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The flavor is light, not overly cheesy. There’s utterly no grease, since these are baked instead of fried. Great snack.

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Finally, these Roasted Plantain Chips are amazing.

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The light dusting of salt on them cuts their natural sweetness. They’re thick cut too, so you feel like you’re eating a kettle cooked potato chip, only much healthier.

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These are only about $1 or $1.20 a bag, so get a bunch of them to stock up. Trust me; you’ll go through them like crazy, and they’re way better and cheaper than the plastic tubs that sell for about $8 for a similar amount at Whole Foods.

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