It's National Frozen Food Month!!!!
Okay, so such a pronouncement isn't usually followed by wild cheers, fireworks or horns blowing, so you can all chill.
According to Forbes, National Frozen Food Month is an invention of the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association, a trade group that encourages the distribution of frozen food coupons in March.
Yes, it's basically an ad for companies who manufacture frozen foods.
But, it's also become a good time to take stock of what's lurking in your freezer -- and to do a bit of spring cleaning before replacing the bad with some good.
I just did a quick inventory of my kitchen freezer and found:
Much better than I anticipated. The nuggets are white meat and baked, not fried.
Here is what Diet-to-Go registered dietitian Rebecca Mohning says are the 7 best frozen foods to always have on hand. How many are in your freezer?
7 Foods to Always Have in Your Freezer
by Rebecca Mohning, DTG Registered Dietitian
Your freezer is an invaluable resource for storing delicious and healthy foods to have handy for last-minute meals and snacks.
The freezer is also a great location for stockpiling those frozen fruits and vegetables that go on sale at your local grocery store. It's National Frozen Food month so be sure to take advantage of the cost savings and fill your freezer.
Author: John McGran