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How to Prepare Easy, Healthy Recipes Using Frozen Foods

Cost effective, nutritious, and convenient, food from the freezer can take a proud place on your plate with these simple recipes.


  • Step 1: Make a stir-fry Make a stir-fry. Heat one tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet and cook the cubed chicken until it's no longer pink and set it aside. Add a second tablespoon of vegetable oil to a skillet and cook a package of frozen stir-fry vegetables. Then add the chicken and stir fry sauce and heat them through. Serve it with cooked rice.
  • Step 2: Prepare soup Prepare vegetable soup using assorted frozen vegetables, like corn, peas, bell peppers, carrots, potatoes, and green beans. Add chicken broth and whole grain pasta shells for a hearty meal.
  • Step 3: Try a spinach side dish Try a tasty spinach side dish. Saute minced garlic in olive oil and add frozen spinach leaves, cooking until tender. Top with pepper and grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Step 4: Have healthy fish tacos Have delicious, healthy fish tacos. Cook frozen fish sticks or filets, wrap them in a corn tortilla, and add salsa fresca, shredded cabbage, and sliced avocado.
  • Step 5: Reach for shrimp Reach for frozen shrimp, which is perfect when paired with whole grain angel hair pasta or linguine. Top it with marinara or white wine sauce.
  • Step 6: Have dessert Have dessert using frozen fruit, yogurt, and low-calorie sweetener to make a smoothie. You don't have to sacrifice your health and can eat straight out of the freezer.
  • FACT: Clarence Birdseye is credited with inventing the quick-freezing method used for modern frozen foods in 1924.

You Will Need

  • Vegetable oil
  • Skinless
  • boneless
  • cubed chicken
  • Frozen foods
  • Stir-fry sauce
  • Rice
  • Chicken broth
  • Whole grain pasta
  • Corn tortillas
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Salsa fresca
  • Sliced avocado
  • White wine or marinara sauce
  • Yogurt
  • Low-calorie sweetener

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