10 Frozen Dinners to Stock Up on During the QuarantineArticle posted in: Nutrisystem
You’re not going out to eat these days. However, you still can enjoy delicious meals prepared by top chefs while you’re social distancing. Just pull up the Nutrisystem frozen menu and you’ll see dozens of tempting options, all bursting with the flavors you love and every one of them made to our creative chefs’ specifications. You can find choices for any kind of cuisine you’re craving, from Italian, Asian and Tex-Mex to classic comfort food.
Every frozen meal on the menu begins with fresh ingredients, so you get more than just great tasting food. They come loaded with the vital nutrients you need to stay strong and healthy. We’re talking about protein to fuel busy days, fiber to keep your digestion working properly and vitamins and minerals to bolster your immune system.
Here’s the best part: Each item on the Nutrisystem menu is nutritionally balanced and served in just the right portion for you. So, while your appetite for good food is satisfied, you keep making steady progress to your weight loss goal—no meal planning, weighing ingredients or counting points necessary.
The only challenge is making your selections from all of the choices available. To help you, we’re highlighting 10 of our most beloved frozen dinners. Not only do they taste scrumptious, these frozen entrees are easy to heat and are ready to eat straight from your oven or microwave. Stock up now and you’ll always have a healthy, delicious meal whenever hunger strikes while you’re practicing social distancing.
Here are 10 frozen dinners to stock up on during the quarantine:
1. Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast >
Protein: 17 grams
Dinner at home can be as flavorful and sophisticated as a restaurant meal with this popular dish. The tender, juicy chicken breast is seasoned with herbs and spices and filled with a creamy blend of cheeses and green vegetables. Plus, it’s loaded with lean protein, so it satisfies big appetites without weighing you down with excess fats.
2. Italian Sausage and Turkey Pepperoni Pizza >
Protein: 15 grams
Why wait for delivery when you can be eating pizza hot and fresh from your oven in about 15 minutes? This one comes with everything you love about pizza, including zesty sauce, lots of cheese and both sausage and pepperoni. The whole family may be asking for slices, but it’s all yours—the whole pie has just 260 calories.
3. Roasted Turkey Medallions >
Protein: 21 grams
The slices of real turkey fuel you up with hearty protein, while creamy mashed potatoes provide the comfort you’re craving. The savory gravy gives it all the satisfying flavors of mom’s homemade cooking. Enjoy with a side of cauliflower rice, a non-starchy vegetable you can enjoy to your appetite’s content.
4. Broccoli Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast >
Protein: 26 grams
When you’re hungry for a hearty chicken dinner, this seasoned and roasted breast is sure to satisfy. Every bite comes with a mouthful of juicy all-white meat, the creamy goodness of melted Swiss and American cheeses and the savory taste of real broccoli. It fills you up with 26 grams of powerful protein but has just 180 calories per serving.
5. Ravioli Formaggio >
Protein: 14 grams
“Formaggio” is Italian for cheese. This cheesy entrée comes with loads of both ricotta and Romano. They’re stuffed inside big packets of al dente pasta that are bathed with zingy marinara sauce. Add a salad and you have complete dinner that you will smile about for hours after you finish.
6. Stuffed Shells >
Protein: 13 grams
You could spend hours in the kitchen preparing this family favorite. However, you don’t need to spend more than few minutes getting ready to serve these extra-large pasta shells, plump with a rich blend of ricotta cheese, spinach, herbs and spices. We top it off with slow-simmered tomato sauce and you just heat and eat, with no fuss and no mess.
7. Chicken Enchilada >
Protein: 14 grams
Any night becomes a fiesta when you treat yourself to our Chicken Enchilada. The soft corn tortilla is filled with white meat chicken, sautéed peppers and onions, and juicy tomatoes, then coated with melted cheddar cheese and tangy sour cream. Plus, you get a serving of zesty Spanish-style brown rice to help keep you full long after you leave the table. Do you love your food extra spicy? Splash on your favorite hot sauce—it’s a Free food so you can enjoy as much of it as your taste buds desire.
8. Four Cheese Manicotti >
Protein: 14 grams
With this dish, your own home might become your favorite Italian restaurant. You get two large pasta tubes brimming with three kinds of cheese—Parmesan, Romano and ricotta—all enrobed with a flavorful sauce made with tomatoes and sweet peppers. Topped with melted mozzarella cheese, you can almost hear the chef exclaim “Buon Appetito!”
9. Homestyle Beef and Vegetables >
Protein: 15 grams
When pot roast is on the menu, you can be sure dinner will leave you satisfied. This dish starts with seasoned beef that’s cooked to perfect tenderness and accompanied by hefty chunks of red potato, sweet carrots and savory onions. Each bite helps melt away your hunger and carries you back to those happy meals around the family table.
10. Mac and Cheese >
Protein: 10 grams
Yes, you really can have Mac and Cheese when you’re trying to lose weight. Our expert dietitians have certified that this is a perfect portion of firm elbow macaroni and velvety cheese sauce. Thousands of Nutrisystem customers have made this one of our most popular meals, over and over again.