Frozen Veggies Are Nutritious!
We’re used to cooking at home more than ever since the new normal. Nutritional replenishment is always important to consider when planning and preparing meals. Vegetables are packed with daily nutrition needs – they’re the rainbow of foods referred to by nutritionists and many vegetables have antioxidant qualities known to effectively support the body’s antioxidant network and offer even more support to Glutathione and cells. To plan well and to save time and money, try loading up from the frozen section – but don’t make it all instant meals and pizza.
Frozen veggies can offer similar nutrition to fresh vegetables but with a much longer “shelf” life and only a minimal drop in nutrients. Stock up on your choice vegetables to ensure that you’ll have good produce options available later in the week and need to make fewer trips — less money, time, and gas.
If you’re not sure what to do with all those frozen vegetables, try this quick and easy recipe that’s low on carbs but rich in protein, fiber and nutrients.
Try this Recipe
Fried Eggs and Veggie Mix – Serves: 2
- frozen vegetable mix (peas, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, etc.)
- 3-4 eggs
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
Fry up a packet of your favorite frozen vegetable mix with some eggs for a quick, filling meal.
- Allow your frozen vegetables to thaw for about 30 minutes ahead of time.
- Add coconut oil to frying pan and heat on medium high heat.
- Add vegetables and toss in oil.
- Crack open eggs over pan and scramble with vegetables.
- Salt and pepper to taste, add other spices as desired.
If you have some older vegetables lying around, like wilted spinach or limp celery, add it to the mix. This is great with hot sauce as well!
No access to eggs or choosing not to eat them? Substitute some soft tofu instead. Just half a block should suffice!
Stay well and healthy!
These tips are great to remember for moments when you are thinking about an easy but healthy meal. Look forward to more Max Wellness tips on the Live Max blog and to be shared on social media.