12 Nutrisystem Frozen Foods Perfect for Your Summer Menu

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Summer is the season for fun times and enjoying comfort foods that put a smile on your face. We’re talking about warm weather favorites like burgers and grilled chicken and cool treats like Chocolate Brownie Sundaes and frozen Fudge Bars. Now here’s the happiest news: you can enjoy these goodies and so many other delicious meals this summer and still stay on track with your weight loss goal. To help you start planning your summer meals, we’ve gathered this list of 12 bestselling menu items from Nutrisystem that are sure to brighten your days this upcoming beach and BBQ season.

Stock up your freezer with these 12 Nutrisystem menu items that are perfect for summer:

1. Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich >

Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich

No need to wait for the jingle of the neighborhood ice cream truck to come by when you’re craving a summer ice cream classic. Just pull this ice cream sandwich out of your freezer and enjoy the sweet, creamy and chocolaty flavors anytime. What could be better? Each of these yummy ice cream treats comes with 130 calories and two grams of fat.

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2. Lemon Zest Cake >

Lemon Zest Cake

Lemons are like a little taste of sunshine. Bite into the Lemon Zest Cake and your taste buds are bathed in the fresh and tangy flavor of lemons, from the moist cake to the sweet icing on top. The cake is snack-sized, so you get to enjoy the whole thing. Plus, the cake has four grams of dietary fiber and is a good source of protein!

3. Classic Hamburger >

Classic Hamburger

If you’re hankering for a real hamburger this summer, our all-beef patty on a soft wheat bun is sure to hit the spot. “Better than fast food burgers,” says a Nutrisystem customer in a five-star review. “It reminds me of a certain flame broiled burger. Add lettuce, tomato and onions and your favorite condiments.” Whatever Extras and Free Foods you like to add on, this tasty burger is the perfect cookout alternative for your summer menu.

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4. Chocolate Brownie Sundae >

Chocolate Brownie Sundae

Yes, you can dig into a decadent, rich and fudgy sundae while sticking to your weight loss plan. With our version, you get to enjoy spoonfuls of chocolate ice cream loaded with chunks of brownies and ribbons of fudge. This sundae is the kind of treat you’d drive to an ice cream parlor to get. However, it’s already waiting in your freezer for whenever you want a satisfying dessert on a hot summer night.

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5. Chocolaty Fudge Bar >

Chocolaty Fudge Bar

This frozen treat is like air-conditioning for your insides—so cool and refreshing it will make even the hottest day feel a little more “chill.” These rich, chocolate popsicles are so delicious that you might find it hard to believe they come from Nutrisystem.

But you don’t have to take our word for it. One Nutrisystem customer tells us in a five-star review, “Oh my gosh, this fudge bar is to die for!! I use it as a perk me up sometimes after lunch or as a late-night snack. It feels like I’m cheating but I’m not!”

6. Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake >

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake

Strawberries, whipped cream and spongy cake are perfect partners for a cup of iced black coffee or unsweetened tea on a hot afternoon or evening. This Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake tastes like it just came from the bakery. However, we keep things light with 130 calories per serving.

7. Grilled Chicken Sandwich >

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

This hearty chicken sandwich starts with tender, juicy white meat chicken that’s grilled to give it the flame-broiled flavor that tastes like summer. Before you put on the lid of the soft whole grain bun, add your own favorite toppings, such as lettuce, tomato and onions, along with mustard or salsa (both Free Foods!). Best of all, there’s no waiting for the grill to heat up with this tasty meal prep option; just dig in whenever hunger strikes.

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8. Strawberry Cheesecake >

Strawberry Cheesecake

Indulge in a freshly whipped cheesecake filling made with real milk and cream. It’s poured over a golden-brown, graham cracker crust and baked to perfection, then topped with a sweet purée of real strawberries. It’s the perfect dessert for your summer menu!

9. Cherry Cheese Roll >

Cherry Cheese Roll

Nothing say summer like fruity sweets that feature seasonal produce! Summer is cherry season for most of the country and it’s the perfect time to enjoy this low-glycemic fruit.

Celebrate summer and delicious cherries with a soft-baked breakfast roll that’s weight loss-approved. Each bite comes with the sweet and tart flavors of real diced cherries, creamy cheese and pillowy pastry dough. Our signature cream cheese frosting is the cherry on top of this guilt-free Danish!

10. Mac and Cheese >

Mac and Cheese

We’ve remade the picnic classic so that you can enjoy it without worrying about excess calories and fats on your summer menu. It has everything you love about homemade mac and cheese—tender elbow-shaped pasta in a creamy smooth cheddar cheese sauce—but has 210 calories per serving.

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11. BBQ Chicken Burrito >

BBQ Chicken Burrito

Summer is all about outdoor barbecues. We combined the flavor of the season with a frozen burrito that’s filled with the sweet and tangy goodness of barbecue-flavored chicken. Featuring white meat chicken, black beans, brown rice and mozzarella cheese, you’ll love this hearty lunch that’s also a good source of protein.

12. Orange Cream Bar >

Orange Cream Bar

When the temperatures are soaring by midday, you need a delicious treat that will cool you down but that doesn’t weigh you down. Here’s the perfect solution for your summer menu: an ice cream bar that features the classic combination of creamy vanilla and oranges. Every bite is sweet and satisfying.

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