When you’re stocking up on groceries, it often seems easiest to rely on the convenience of unhealthy snacks and frozen meals. They’re quick and easy, but almost always lack the nutritional qualities that make up a balanced diet.
We understand that it can often be difficult to shop for healthy non-perishable and frozen foods, so we put together a list of frozen and non-perishable foods for anyone looking to maintain their healthy eating while buying some frozen and non-perishable foods!
For recipe ideas, check out our book, The TB12 Method
01 Longer Lasting Perishables:
-Bananas: these can be frozen if/when they start to be too ripe and used to make bread or added to oatmeal or smoothies later.
-Root vegetables: potatoes (all kinds), parsnips, turnips, carrots, garlic
-Squash: butternut, acorn, delicata, spaghetti, etc
02 Frozen Fruits and Vegetables:
-Frozen Vegetables – all kinds: spinach, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, riced vegetables, stir fry vegetable mix, pearl onions
-Frozen fruit: all kinds! Try using frozen banana and frozen blueberries to make our Creamy Blueberry Banana Smoothie!
03 Canned Goods:
-Tomatoes – diced, crushed, whole, etc.
-Beans – black, kidney, garbanzo, northern, etc. Try using canned garbanzo beans to make our TB12 Hummus.
05 Dried Goods:
-Rolled or steel cut oats
-Lentils – beluga, yellow, red, French, etc.
-Dried Beans - Black-Eyed peas, split peas, navy beans, black, kidney, cannellini, northern, fava, etc.
-Heavy cream: this keeps for a longer time, and if needed, could be thinned out with some water
Buy Fresh and Freeze or Buy Frozen
-Poultry: chicken, turkey, etc.
-Beef: all cuts