The 5 Best Trader Joe's Hacks on TikTok

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TikTok has given us even more of a reason to love Trader Joe's. In fact, many of the platform's creators have found success (aka a ton of views) revealing life-changing Trader Joe's hacks and recipes that make us want to grocery shop ASAP. So that you don't have to dig for all those TJ's secrets, we've curated our top five Trader Joe's TikTok videos.


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1. Turn TJ’s Cauliflower Gnocchi Into Dessert

TikTok user @nobread has shown us that Trader Joe's cauliflower gnocchi can be turned into a dessert. By frying the gnocchi with coconut sugar, coconut oil, and cinnamon, and then drizzling it in coconut butter or icing sugar, you can create your very own cinnamon sugar treats.

2. Some TJ’s Shelves Actually Pull Out

Thanks to user @jeffcooks, we now know that some Trader Joe's shelves can be PULLED OUT. No more reaching! No more pulling items out to get to the one you want! We've been saved.

3. Hang TJ’s Eucalyptus in Your Shower for Relaxing Vibes

User @theekayellejay is here to make our shower experience as relaxing as possible. After buying a bundle of TJ's eucalyptus, she rolls a can over it to release the oils. With a rubber band or twine, you can then hang the eucalyptus in your shower and breathe in the calming scent as you unwind.

4. TJ’s Mango Tangerine Candle Is a Dupe for Capri Blue Volcano

If you love the Capri Blue Volcano candle, you're going to want to make a note of this. According to @chelseakmc, during summer months, Trader Joe's sells a Volcano dupe called Mango Tangerine. The best part? It's only $3.99.


5. You Can Make Dole Whip Using TJ’s Ingredients

If you regularly shop at Trader Joe's and want to recreate Disney's iconic Dole Whip at home, you can do so thanks to @traderjoesfoodreviews. Using TJ's non-dairy vanilla ice cream, frozen pineapple chunks, and pineapple juice, she blends it altogether to create an icy treat that takes us back to Disney.


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