My Foray Into Food Storage

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Knock-Off Recipe Test: Trader Joe’s Ranchero Egg White Salad

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My Foray Into Food Storage

A little over a year ago, I was working with a nutritionist who recommended Trader Joe’s Egg White Salads as a good way to add some protein to my diet without adding too many calories.  I was a bit hesitant, but I stopped by my local Trader Joe’s and bought some.  Both varieties were DELICIOUS!  Only two problems… it was $2.99 for 2 little servings, and Trader Joe’s is a little out of my way.  So, while I would like to eat this just about every day, it’s not going to happen.

Then it came to me!  I could find a “copy cat” recipe and make my own.  Only problem?  I only found ONE recipe online for my favorite Spicy Ranchero version.  ONE!  Usually when I want to make something, I can find at least a dozen recipes online.  Then I can pick and choose at my leisure which…

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Author: Laurie Nguyen

I am a happily married, stay at home mom with four sons, ages 24, 22, 18, and 14. I'm not a professional blogger, and I'm certainly not a foodie or a chef. But I like food, so I think I'm qualified to write about my own life experience with food. Want to be a little more prepared for the unexpected? Check out my Food Storage Blog, Have a question about Food Storage? Email me:

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