10 Grocery Items You Should Always Buy Frozen, According to Experts

Avocado

Avocados might not be the first item you'd think to buy frozen, but stocking your freezer with this fruit has several pros, according to Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN.

Egg products

Craving eggs for breakfast but don't have the time (or desire) to make them? You can still get your fix with the help of some frozen egg products, which Manaker says are "worth keeping in stock for the first meal of the day.

Burritos

Want Mexican food in a pinch? For Manaker, frozen burritos "can be a healthy addition to mealtime, as long as you are choosing ones that are made with quality ingredients.

Açaí Bowls

If you're bored of your usual smoothie, why not give an açaí bowl a try? For a low-effort, antioxidant-packed dish, Manaker recommends purchasing this item frozen.

Bone Broth

This nutrient-rich broth makes a great stock for making soups, sauces, and gravies that pack in the health benefits," per the Nutrition Twins.

Plant-based veggie & protein bowls

With everyone trying to eat more plant-based meals, washing and chopping fresh veggies and cooking whole grains and beans can be time-consuming, but frozen blends have the work done for you and can be ready in minutes," according to the Nutrition Twins.

Desserts

This one might seem like a given—hello, ice cream! But for the Nutrition Twins, the appeal of a frozen dessert goes beyond deliciousness.

Berries and other fruits

Because they are frozen at the peak of ripeness, frozen fruits (and vegetables) can actually be more nutritious than fresh, says nutritionist Burak.

Peas

You can't mention fruits without their food pyramid equivalent: vegetables. And, experts had a few specific frozen choices to share, starting with frozen peas.

Spinach

Nutritionist and author of Finally Full, Finally Slim, Lisa R. Young, PhD, RDN, likes to keep a stash of frozen spinach in her freezer. She shares that it's "terrific to add to soups, stews, and other vegetable and meat dishes.

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