Nutrition

The Healthiest Trader Joe’s Snacks to Buy Right Now

When a snack attack strikes, be prepared with these cheap eats from Trader Joe's.


corn pea quinoa chips

Photo via Trader Joe’s.

From seemingly endless frozen food options to body and skincare, Trader Joe’s has everything we did and didn’t know we needed—and the snack options are no exception. They offer a wide variety of healthier options to curb that 3 p.m. snack attack.

Whether you prefer salty or sweet, these healthy Trader Joe’s snacks are a good choice to fuel you before your workout or just to munch on at your desk. Plus, they’re all under $5. You don’t have to break the bank to eat well.

1. Corn, Pea, Bean, and Quinoa Crisps
Price: $2.49

Each serving of this crunchy snack contains 120 calories, two grams of fiber, and three grams of protein. Pair these crisps with guacamole or hummus to complete your snack.

2. Organic Roasted Seaweed
Price: $3.49

This organic seaweed is a lighter snack, but great for curing your salt craving. The mini packs are easily portable, allowing you to throw them in your backpack or purse to bring to school or work.

3. Freeze Dried Strawberries
Price: $3.49

These strawberries contain no added sugar and are freeze dried for an extra crunch. These can be eaten alone or mixed with some nuts and dark chocolate for a DIY trail mix.

4. Organic Carrots of Many Colors
Price: $2.99

To make this healthier version of chips, multi-colored carrots are dehydrated and sprinkled with sea salt. Plus, one serving contains 11 grams of fiber, keeping you full until dinner time.

5. Cheddar Cheese Snack Pack
Price: $3.49

Each one of these individually wrapped cheddar cheese packs contains five grams of protein. The cheese is sharp, giving it a slight tangy and nutty flavor. Eat it by itself or pair it with crackers.

6. Lightly Salted Edamame
Price: $1.99

These frozen edamame are a healthy, plant-based snack and contain a whopping 9 grams of protein. Top the edamame with a sprinkle of chili powder for a hint of spice.

7. Organic Hemp Seed Bars
Price: $2.99

Whether you need an afternoon snack or don’t have time to eat breakfast, these bars are a great option. With hemp seeds, cashews, and almonds, they contain a healthy amount of fat.