12 Nutrisystem Frozen Foods Perfect for Your Summer MenuArticle posted in: Nutrisystem for Men
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:
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 only 130 calories and two grams of fat.
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 without feeling any junk food guilt. Plus, the cake has four grams of fiber, so you stay full for hours after finishing it.
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 Nutrisystem customer, Rocky, 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 healthy cookout alternative for your summer menu.
Our team of recipe experts at The Leaf have compiled this epic list for you: be sure to take a peek at the 10 best burger recipes for a healthier Fourth of July! >
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.
These nine healthy ice cream recipes will win you over this summer, too! Pick your favorite healthy ice cream concoction for your next summertime BBQ or beach party.
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. Stephenie, a Nutrisystem customer, tells us in her 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!”
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 and healthy with only 130 calories per serving.
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 healthy meal prep option; just dig in whenever hunger strikes.
You can enjoy this fluffy but filling frittata for lunch, breakfast or even brunch. It’s packed with garden-fresh vegetables, including zucchini, spinach and sweet peppers, plus a blend of melted cheeses. And with 11 grams of protein per serving, this high protein frozen food fuels you up for a busy day while keeping you light on your feet.
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!
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 only 210 calories per serving.
S’mores bring together the delightful tastes of textures of chocolate, marshmallow and graham crackers in every bite. In this version, you get all of that in a handheld pie that’s easy to eat without making a mess. No campfire needed here! It comes out of your microwave or oven warm, gooey and ready to enjoy.
When the temperatures are soaring by midday, you need a healthy lunch that’s filling enough to keep you going strong but not so heavy that it weighs you down. Here’s the perfect solution for your summer menu: a fragrant blend of meaty chickpeas with sweet peppers and bean sprouts atop a hearty base of quinoa and lentils. Every forkful comes with the summery fresh flavor of pesto, plus a healthy supply of fiber to keep you feeling full long after you finish eating.
Looking for some summer recipes for your healthy diet? Be sure to visit our healthy Recipes section on The Leaf! Our nutrition and wellness experts are here to share nourishing meals with you and your loved ones this summer.