I’m feeling better this afternoon thanks to a day lounging on the sofa, but I’m also feeding myself a steady supply of fluids, some chicken soup, plenty of fruit and spicy food. Last night it was To Die For White Chicken Chili that was super easy to make (thanks to poaching the chicken and using a frozen blend of pepper and onions).Typically, if I’m sick, I’m sticking with the quickest, most convenient food I can grab, but it was really nice to have something fresh (and that generated leftovers) that required limited hands on time.
Which brings me to an observation. I’ve noticed Evan and I have spent far less time shopping in the produce aisle (with the exception of a regular stash of bananas, pears, apples and the occasional orange or kiwi) and much more time grabbing bags of frozen veggies. I never used to be a big fan of the frozen veg offerings but the chopped peppers/onions have been a huge time and money saver and frozen green beans (specifically, whole green beans) are better than the fresh ones. And frozen berries, mango and peaches (all unsweetened of course!) are essential to a good smoothie.
So what’s your vote? Are you a frozen produce lover, hater or avoider? Any tips for navigating the frozen fruit and veggie section?