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It’s no secret that frozen food sections of supermarkets are filled foods made with less than high-quality ingredients. A lot of those foods are high in calories, sodium, and are packed with preservatives and artificial flavoring. But the negativity stops here because there are ways to eat well from the frozen food section, provided you choose carefully and enjoy in moderation.

         Sometimes, we don’t have the means to cook a fresh, healthy meal from scratch, using all natural ingredients. So, here are go-to frozen options that are low in calories, have high amounts of protein and fiber, are limited in the amount of sugar, and have a short list of ingredients.

  1. Chicken and Spinach Alfredo from Healthy Choice

Everybody loves a good pasta and meat dish. It’s a great option to keep you full and satisfied for the rest of the night – in order to avoid late-night snacking. This dish is only 200 calories, it’s sodium take is 560 mg – which isn’t too bad, and it only has two grams of sugar.

  1. Mediterranean Thin Crust Pizza from Kashi

No matter how healthy we eat, it’s hard to resist a good slice of pizza – and we shouldn’t have to! Pizza is one of those foods that becomes super unhealthy when it isn’t eaten in properly portioned sizes. This dish from Kashi is super simple and only 290 calories. But, be careful! The serving size is two slices. Pair it with a side salad and a glass of water and you’ll be set.

  1. Brown Rice and Vegetable Bowl from Amy’s

Brown rice paired with veggies is a classic meal for health nuts. But, sometimes we don’t have the means to make it from scratch. While fresh ingredients are without a doubt the better option, this frozen dish is not far from the same quality. It only has 260 calories, its sodium take is 550 grams, and it has a good five grams of fiber.

  1. Wild Salmon with Pesto from Artisan Bistro

Salmon is among the healthiest foods on the planet, but it can be a pain to cook from scratch. If you still want the health benefits from salmon, try this frozen dish that also comes with sides of brown rice and veggies. It has 310 calories and a good 16 grams of protein.

  1. Mexican Casserole from Amy’s

If you’re trying to spice things up with your food – literally – this frozen Mexican dish is a great choice. It’s made with organic corn and beans, and it’s a vegetarian dish for those of you avoiding meat. The casserole has only 380 calories, eight grams of fiber, and 12 grams of protein. Pack in the nutrients and enjoy the fiesta!

Fear the frozen food section no more. These selections will have your tummy feeling satisfied and will leave your conscious feeling less guilty about the nutrition of your food. Eat up and enjoy!


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