I've used a lot of jelly and preserves over the years, but after finding Mango Butter in Trader Joe's I am hooked. It doesn't clump, fall out, and get sticky like jelly, jam, or preserves. I will have to save up and get more.
Since my local health food store doesn't carry any sunflower butter, I also use Trader Joe's sunflower butter for daycare. It does get a little greasy, but keeping a paper towel underneath it helps.
I am disappointed in my local stop and shop store. They have just left a sour taste in my mouth. First their brand of freezer bags opened up too many times at the WORST times. Then they had expired almond milk products out for over a month. Yesterday they a had NO almond milk products at all. NONE. ZERO. ZIP. They are reorganizing the store and forgot to order more almond milk I guess.
It's frustrating because they will double coupons up to 99c, but that is just not enough to keep my loyalty. Now I have to find a local store with good savings that accepts coupons. I do a good deal of shopping in Walgreens and Rite Aide because of their deals, coupon rules, and money back in the form of register rewards and up rewards respectively. But they don't sell meat, almond milk, fresh fruit and veggies.
Trader Joe's has lower prices than the supermarkets. Instead of buying frozen meatballs I'll buy the ingredients and make my own. The brand of almond milk and rice milk was cheaper than the local supermarket. They have a pre-made guacamole and hummus mix which is AWESOME! Dinosaur and I love hummus and guacamole, but I CAN NOT make hummus and suck at making guacamole.
And I just found http://healthylifedeals.com this site lists the deals and manufacturer coupons each week for Trader Joe's. How cool is that!
Where do you shop for fresh foods? How many stores do you use for grocery shopping? Do you use/like Trader Joe's?