One way we can get nutritious foods even in the colder months is frozen foods. Learn why, and how to cook with frozen fruits and veggies!
Nothing beats fresh, ripe fruits and veggies when they’re in season and local. But when they’re picked before they’re ripe, shipped overseas, and in storage for months? Forget about it!
One way we can get nutritious foods even in the colder months is by choosing frozen instead. No, we’re not talking about microwavable frozen entrees that are packed with sodium—we’re talking about frozen fruits and veggies that we can stock in our freezers to use in recipes.
Benefits of using frozen foods
Frozen food recipes
Check out our article “Frozen Fruits & Vegetables” for more benefits, plus recipes. We’ve also compiled some other delicious alive recipes that make use of frozen foods:
This tropical-inspired smoothie uses frozen banana and pineapple.
Think of this recipe as sushi, deconstructed. It makes use of shelled frozen edamame—a great staple to have on hand as a snack, or to add a touch of sophistication to dishes.
Using frozen corn kernels (and any other frozen veggies that you have on hand) helps cut down on cooking time in this classic chili recipe.
How do you cook with frozen foods?
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