Many of us want to be healthy, but we just don’t have the time to prepare meals. However, there are many frozen meals available that can fulfill our health requirements, without us having to cut up and peel a bunch of vegetables. Here are 10 plant-based frozen meals you can feel good about eating!
1. Foodie’s Artichoke Burgers
These non-GMO, gluten-free, soy-free burgers are baked instead of fried. They’re made with brown rice, artichoke hearts, cashews, sunflower seeds, onions, and spices. Foodies is also women-owned and a family-run business. These Foodie’s Artichoke Burgers cost $5.39 for a 7.5-ounce package.
One Amazon reviewer says, “The artichokes give the burger a nice flavor. My favorite way to prepare it is to slice it into smaller bits and throw it on a bed of greens with other toppings.”
2. 365 Organic Mediterranean Blend
This organic veggie blend is low in sodium and fat-free. It’s made with zucchini, yellow squash, carrots, green beans, red peppers, and organic onions. It’s also high in vitamin A and cooks up in about 7 minutes. This Organic Mediterranean Blend costs $2.79 for a 16-ounce package.
Sonja P. Richards says, “I eat mainly a plant-based diet, so these vegetables hit the spot. They were very good, will buy again.”
3. Saffron Road Vegetable Biryani
This gluten-free, halal Indian dish packs 10 grams of protein and is high in iron. It’s made with basmati rice, chickpeas, green peas, cauliflower, carrots, and a biryani sauce. It cooks up in about 5 minutes. This Saffron Road Vegetable Biryani costs $5.29 for a 10-ounce package.
Marianne says, “I love this. It is really flavorful and filling. I love that is doesn’t have meat. It’s hard to find gluten-free meatless options that actually taste good. This is well done and I look forward to trying more from this brand.”
4. Sweet Earth Big Sur Breakfast Burrito
This non-GMO burrito packs in 24 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber. It’s made with potatoes, tofu, red bell peppers, onions, turmeric, and a variety of spices. It cooks up in about 3 minutes. This Sweet Earth Big Sur Breakfast Burrito costs $3.79 for a 5.5-ounce burrito.
Stacy Vincent says, “This is a great simple way to have a healthy breakfast or for lunch. It was very tasty and the ingredients are healthy. Finally we have good food options that are not all artificial from corporations that are driven only by profit. Love this product, I just bought more and encourage everyone to try it.”
5. 365 Organic Stir Fry Blend
This organic, kosher stir-fry blend has no added sugar and is fat-free. It’s high in vitamin c and vitamin a and it cooks up in about 7 minutes. There are no added spices. This 365 Organic Stir-Fry Blend costs $2.79 for a 16-ounce package.
Angel says, “I love this blend. I made it with a stir fry, and I’ve tried to find other options elsewhere that are more convenient based on my location but I can’t. The veggies remained crunchy while cooked and were really good (no issues with quality whatsoever). Other options are stringy or limp, but this was perfect, almost like I made it fresh. Highly recommend!”
6. Hilary’s Organic Adzuki Bean Burger
These gluten-free, kosher, organic veggie burgers are free from many common allergens, including soy, corn, peanut, tree nuts, coconut, and sesame. It’s made with millet, adzuki beans, sweet potato, potato starch, flaxseed, and spices. The lime and green chiles help give it southwest flavoring. These Hilary’s Organic Adzuki Bean Burgers cost $3.79 for a 6.4-ounce package.
One Amazon reviewer says, “Love, love the ingredients and tastes good, too. It is so hard to find a meat alternative with ingredients that are good for my body. Most meat alternatives are packed full of very unhealthy ingredients. I feel healthy and satisfied eating this.”
7. Purple Carrot Corn Elote Bowl
This non-GMO Elote bowl packs 12 grams of protein. It includes chickpeas, red bell peppers, quinoa, brown rice, and corn. It’s flavored with a lime sauce, and some vegan parmesan and cooks in about 4 minutes. This Purple Carrot Corn Elote Bowl costs $4.99 for a 10.75-ounce package.
Lauren Wilhelmy says, “FAVORITE FROZEN MEAL EVER!! So delicious and healthy. It keeps you full and it’s super easy to make in the microwave.”
8. Amy’s Roasted Vegetable Pizza with No Cheese
This non-GMO, kosher pizza is free from soy and tree nuts. It’s made mostly from organic ingredients including shiitake mushrooms, red onions, red peppers, and artichokes. It’s a light and flavorful meal option and cooks up in about 11 minutes. This Amy’s Roasted Vegetable Pizza with No Cheese costs $8.99 for a 12-ounce package.
One Amazon reviewer says, “Not a fan of conventional heavy, cheesy pizza myself…this pizza is light, very flavorful, with a bit of natural sweetness from the fire roasted red peppers and caramelized onions. Also a great base if you like to augment your pizza.”
9. Whole Foods Market Potato & Pea Samosas
These GMO-free samosas pack in 16 grams of protein per package and have no added sugar. The wheat flour container is filled with savory spices, herbs, potatoes, and green peas. They’re a bit spicy and bake in about 13 minutes. These Whole Foods Market Potato & Pea Samosas cost $3.69 for a 7.5-ounce package.
Jen says, “The price is great, the flavor is great, they cook in like twelve minutes in the toaster oven, they’re super tasty and a delicious treat. Like the title says, the only thing I don’t like about them is how many times I go to buy them and they only have the chicken ones. I feel like I need to mention that they’re obviously not as good as from a restaurant, fresh and homemade, because some people seem to expect that sort of thing, but for a frozen item from a grocery store, these are phenomenal!”
10. Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers
This non-GMO, gluten-free kosher veggie burger has 130 calories and 5 grams of protein per serving. It’s made with 10 different vegetables including carrots, soybeans, broccoli, spinach, zucchini, string beans, peas, corn, red peppers, and onions. It also cooks quickly and is the best-selling product of the brand. These Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers cost $5.79 for a 10-ounce package.
One Amazon reviewer says, “This is the first veggie burger I’ve ever had and it’s phenomenal. It doesn’t try to imitate meat flavor or texture, but it has a wonderful flavor and the texture is great. I cooked this in the air fryer for 10 minutes at 400° and it was perfectly crisp. Will definitely purchase again.”
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