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Healthy recipes you'd never know were made with frozen produce

Cheapism Logo By Tess Rose Lampert of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 25: Frozen produce has many advantages: It lasts a long time, it's always ripe and in good condition, it retains its original nutritional value, and it's cheaper than fresh. Keeping a few bags of frozen vegetables and fruit on hand lets harried cooks prepare last-minute meals any time of year. Especially during the cold months, when fresh foods are in short supply or transported from thousands of miles away, frozen produce ensures greater variety of healthful ingredients. Here's how to incorporate frozen fruits and vegetables into everyday meals.Related: 21 Frozen Foods You Should Never Put in Your Cart

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Frozen produce has many advantages: It lasts a long time, it's always ripe and in good condition, it retains its original nutritional value, and it's cheaper than fresh. Keeping a few bags of frozen vegetables and fruit on hand lets harried cooks prepare last-minute meals any time of year. Especially during the cold months, when fresh foods are in short supply or transported from thousands of miles away, frozen produce ensures greater variety of healthful ingredients. Here's how to incorporate frozen fruits and vegetables into everyday meals.

Related: 21 Frozen Foods You Should Never Put in Your Cart

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