5 Tips For Cooking Healthy With Frozen Foods

During this pandemic, you’ve probably raided your grocery store for all the frozen foods, but now that you’re home, you’re wondering how to cook healthily with them. Frozen foods are a great budget-friendly way to reduce food waste and they sometimes have more nutrients than fresh produce. If you’re looking for ideas on how to cook healthily with frozen foods, we’ve got you covered.

Create Pizza

We all love pizza and you can make your own healthier version with some frozen pizza dough or tortillas, tomato sauce, frozen vegetables, and frozen meat.

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Pair Fish With Vegetables

We love salmon and frozen salmon lasts months in the freezer. This fish is packed with heart-healthy Omega-3s and all you have to do is thaw it out the night before and pair it with frozen broccoli and baked sweet potatoes.

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Elevate Stir-Fries or Skillet Meals

Do you have leftovers or food that’s almost expired? Stir-fries are a great way to use these foods. Just mix tofu, shrimp, edamame, and frozen meat in a large skillet with cooking oil over medium-high heat. Add in your favorite spices and sauces and rice or noodles. Top it off with thawed frozen or canned vegetables and you have a hearty meal!

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Make a Healthy Breakfast

Frozen fruits work great in oatmeal, yogurt bowls, and smoothies. For smoothie bases use bananas, berries, and cauliflower or spinach. Muffins, breads, and crumbles also work well with frozen fruits.

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Make Sheet Pan Meals

Sheet pan meals are super convenient and easy for busy families. If you forgot to defrost your meat the night before, don’t worry, as you can bake it from frozen on a sheet pan and add frozen vegetables and grains halfway through cooking.