Mango Mania - "Simply Cook and Enjoy" Week 2

Posted: March 19, 2014

MANGO and the ASD-N Healthy Learners Team are promoting healthy family meals during Nutrition Month.Instead of “fast food” think “convenience food”. Read more to learn about some shortcuts to quick, healthy & delicious meals…Healthier convenience foods, combined with fresh ingredients, can help you make tasty meals in minutes. Choose items with less sodium, fat and sugar. Here are 10 convenience foods that make great healthier shortcuts: 1.Light canned tuna or canned salmon 2.Pre-cut butternut squash3.Canned legumes such as chickpeas or lentils 4.Canned diced tomatoes 5.Shredded cheese 6.Eggs 7.Plain frozen fish fillets 8.Frozen vegetables and fruit 9.Fresh or frozen whole wheat tortellini 10.Whole grain pizza crustsFor more tips visit: HEALTHIER PRE-PACKAGED FOOD