Category: Real Food

Freezer Aisle

5 Surprising Things You Can Find in the Frozen Food Aisle

You do your best to balance all parts of your busy lifestyle including remembering to be active and keep a balanced diet. This is where frozen foods can be a reliable source for planning ahead and staying on track. Why? Frozen foods are real foods that just happen to be frozen retaining all the flavor, quality and nutrition as when they were made.

Turn That Bag of Frozen Vegetables Into Dinner!

It’s National Frozen Food Month, and it’s time to give a round of applause to the hard-working category of frozen vegetables. While many people may look down their noses at the frozen food aisle, frozen vegetables can be the star of your healthiest meals. It’s also National Nutrition Month, which means it’s time to “put your best fork forward” in order to make small, simple changes in your eating that can reap big rewards in your health. Here’s my top tip for a little change that yields great results: Just eat more vegetables—fresh, canned, or frozen. 

Asian Flatbread Pizza

Praise Flavorful Frozen Foods for Frozen Food Day!

Today is Frozen Food Day – time to celebrate and appreciate the delicious options in the frozen food aisle! Make the most of Frozen Food Day by browsing the freezer aisles in your grocery store and seeing the excellent value, nutrition and variety that frozen foods provide. Frozen foods make mealtime easy – from vegetables picked at the peak of freshness, to meals from every ethnic cuisine, to delectable desserts ready to eat.

Over-the-Top Chicken Caesar Melt

Happy March Frozen Food Month!

Did you know March is National Frozen Food Month? There’s no better time than now to check out what’s new and tasty in the freezer aisles – as many local grocery stores will be featuring special prices and promotions all month long. Supermarkets and frozen food brands nationwide are pairing up to offer awesome deals on many of the over 3,700 products you can find in the frozen food section.

Huevos Rancheros Toast

Rise and Shine for Hot Breakfast Month

There’s so much to love about the month of February, especially since it’s Hot Breakfast Month! Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, enjoying a hot breakfast in particular in the morning is invaluable.

Smoothie Bowl

Healthy Snacking: Smoothies and Smoothie Bowls

Did you know that February marks National Snack Food Month? We’ve mentioned before how snacking has become increasingly popular the last couple of years due to busier lifestyles, leading people to replace meals with more light and convenient snacking options. While many people enjoy salty and savory snacks, one of our favorite snacks is sweet and filled with nutritional goodness. Smoothies and smoothie bowls are the perfect convenient and anytime snack, and the possibilities are endless!

Grands Green Bean Casserole

Get Cozy with your Favorite Comfort Foods

Whether it’s to chase away the winter blues or bring back memories of childhood, we are a nation that loves to indulge in comfort foods. Why? Oxford dictionary added a definition for “comfort food” in 1997[1]. They are foods that provide a sense of well-being and are associated with childhood or home-cooking[2]. No matter what foods say “comfort” to you, we’ve rounded up some hearty and classic recipes that are sure to hit the spot.

Our Cool Food Panel Kicks Off the New Year with New Recipes

The holidays are over and we are well into the new year. Whether you set some New Year’s resolutions or are staying the course from 2016, there is always room to try new recipes! You might feel overwhelmed with a new year upon us, but cooking delicious food doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. Our Cool Food Panelists are here to share just how easy tasty and innovative food can be. From hand held snacks to family-sized casseroles and a fresh soup to warm your belly, you (and your family!) will want to save these recipes on your to-cook list!

Freschetta Gluten Free Pizzas

Adding Flare to Your Weeknight Gluten Free Pizza

Pizza. There’s no denying it’s a favorite on most family’s top ten easy weeknight meal lists…except for those who have a family member with a gluten-intolerance. It can be hard to both juggle the special dietary needs of those you love and serve something your entire family will enjoy.