I love wandering the aisles at Trader Joe’s, unless I go on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon when it is pure chaos. Every time I go I seem to find at least one or two new products that I want to try, plus I always make sure to stock up on my long-time favorites. Here are some of the current products I love adding to my grocery cart.
Happy Friday and Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Whew, I don’t know about you, but boy am I glad we finally made it to Friday. Between recovering from DST on Sunday and the snow on Tuesday, I’ve felt exhausted all week. I have a few plans on the agenda for the weekend, but I am definitely looking forward to spending some quality time with the boyfriend relaxing on the couch.
For this week’s edition of Friday favorites, I am sharing a few of my favorite healthy freezer staples. Consider grabbing a few of these at the grocery store this weekend to help build a well stocked freezer.
If you open my freezer at any given time, you’ll find several bags of frozen vegetables. They are typically picked and frozen at the peak of the season, retaining maximum flavor and nutrient content. Broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, and carrots are among my favorites to keep on hand because they tend to retain the most crunch when reheated. I’m a big fan of the steam-in-a-bag options because they can go from freezer to plate in less than five minutes. Be sure to choose plain vegetables with no added sauces or breading for the best nutritional value. Frozen vegetables make a great addition to whole wheat pasta dishes or soups. Continue reading “Friday Favorites: Freezer Staples”