SUNBURY, Pa. (WTAJ) — March is Countrywide Frozen Foods Thirty day period. Just like canned or fresh greens, frozen greens can be just as nutritious and wholesome suggests Weis registered dietician, Melissa Logan. “They’re just as nutritionally equal as fresh new, clean foods is picked a few weeks in advance of it’s ripe, it is fantastic to eat. But foods that is meant to be frozen is picked correct at peak ripeness. All these nutrition are pleasant and sealed in there and you get a consistent product that way as properly,” states Logan.
Melissa says one point to glimpse out for when you buy frozen foodstuff is extra sodium and sugar. “They have some concealed sodium saturated body fat and added sugars in there, so just stick to the prepare, kinds. You can often verify the ingredients on the label,” claims Logan.
The most straightforward section about buying frozen veggies is the advantage claims Logan. “It will make for really simple meal prep,” says Logan. “You do not have to get the complete head of broccoli, wash it, cut it up, and take out all of the leaves. This way it’s all completed for you.”
Melissa shared two recipes from Weis’ HealthyBites Journal that integrate frozen foods.
○ Veggie-Waffle Fry Nachos – feature frozen sweet potato waffle fries, frozen chopped peppers and onions, and frozen corn as our stars for this recipe, along with some other delicious toppings that you may perhaps typically have in your pantry and refrigerator. It’s also quite kid friendly!
○ Thai Purple Curry Shrimp and Edamame Stir-Fry – frozen shrimp and frozen edamame. This is a pretty simple to make meal, with only 6 elements, and it cooks up in under 30 minutes.
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For much more information on frozen meals month and to have entry to far more recipes, test out Weis’ HealthyBites Journal or check out their web page below.