It’s a weeknight and you want dinner for one. You’re looking for something healthy, cheap, and delicious… hello frozen meals. These quick and easy meals don’t necessarily have the best rep and that’s a shame because there are some frozen meals out there that should really be praised. Luckily for you, we’ve created a list to bring the best of the best to your attention.
1. Kashi Greek Tzatziki Pizza
Whole grain pizza with spinach, artichokes, tomato, cucumber, mozzarella and feta cheese, with Greek tzatziki yogurt and dill and garlic sauce… seriously, what more could you want? This amazing frozen meal has 23 grams of whole grains and 17 grams of protein. Just in case you still want more, check out how you can amp up your frozen pizza.
2. Trader Joe’s Shiitake Mushroom Chicken
Marinated chicken, shiitake mushrooms, edamame, and green beans in a ginger soy sauce… mama jamba this sounds good. It’s under 400 calories and gives you a good dose of protein and fiber. Check out Trader Joe’s other awesome frozen meals here.
3. Healthy Choice Cafe Steamer-General Tso’s Spicy Chicken
A delicious classic full of brown rice, lean meat, and veggies. It has 16 grams of protein and only 290 calories.
4. Trader Joe’s Mango and Strawberry Flatbread
Mango and strawberry flatbread with arugula, mozzarella, and balsamic reduction. It’s different for sure, but super delicious and full of protein and calcium. Check out why you should be eating more strawberries in general.
5. Smart Ones Creamy Pasta Romano with Spinach
Oh yes, you can still enjoy pasta and be healthy. It’s only 220 calories and has 11 grams of protein. In case you’re feeling daring and want to make your own pasta meal, try one of these easy pasta primaveras.
6. Super Nature Malay Yellow Chicken Curry with Brown Rice
Frozen meal of chicken breast, sweet potato, brown rice, edamame, broccoli, asparagus, and sauce from coconut milk and spices, say what? This meal will have you feelin’ supa fancy and it’s loaded with protein and fiber.
7. Cedarlane Eggplant Parmesan
This meal is all-natural, vegetarian, and gluten-free so it can appeal to many different people. It’s prepared with baked instead of fried eggplant and other veggies in a sun-dried tomato sauce. It’s full of protein and fiber so get to microwavin’. When you have more time, try making your own eggplant parmesan.
8. Trader Joe’s Chile Lime Chicken Burgers
Made with a healthier option than beef, these chicken burgers are full of bell peppers, onions, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. They’re super juicy and flavorful and each patty has 19 grams of protein, hollaaa.
9. Artisan Bistro Wild Salmon with Pesto
This fancy frozen meal is full of powerful ingredients like wild Alaskan salmon, basil pesto, chickpea pilaf, zucchini, and green beans. It has 16 grams of protein and will supply you with fiber too. Learn how to make your own pesto here.
10. Healthy Choice Cafe Steamer-Pumpkin Squash Ravioli
Pumpkin-filled ravioli with butternut squash and green beans covered in a light buttery sage sauce, yum. This vegetarian meal will give you lots of fiber with little calories.