News Alert: I don’t like to cook! I know many of you were already aware of the fact that I despise cooking. There are things in life that I love, like bunnies, chocolates and sunny days. But, there are also things I’m not fond of, like The Wonder Pets, morning sickness and cooking!
When it comes to lunch and sometimes dinner, I automatically default to frozen entree’s for myself. I’m not someone who can eat what I want and not pay for it a week later. I have to watch what I eat and at the same time I don’t want to pollute my body with “so-called food” that is nothing more than some noodles created in a laboratory that would chill you to the bone if you actually knew what they were doing to you! Which is why I’m SO excited that last month, Healthy Choice introduced 11 new entrees to it’s Select Entrees, Cafe Steamers and All-natural Entrees product lines that offer meals that are filled with nutrients AND preservative free! You know, like real food!
Healthy Choice is the only major brand in it’s category that’s FDA approved to call it’s products “Healthy”! If that wasn’t enough, in order to have the FDA approved healthy stamp, each meal must have low fat, low saturated fat, 10% of the daily value of 3 nutrients and have controlled sodium! For instance, we tried the Creamy Basil Pesto, which contains 20% of daily recommended amount of grains, 40% of daily recommended amount of vegetables and contains just 250 calories and 7 grams of fat! Yea, I’m a fan!
But how does it taste?
The Creamy Basil Pesto contains pasta, broccoli and tomatoes in a creamy pesto sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese! At first glance, I thought “that’s not going to fill me up”! It looked like a pretty small portion and I wasn’t convinced that this small meal was going to fill my ever-growing hunger. As I took my first bite I was pleasantly surprised that it was more than delicious or “Deal”ectible as we like to say around here! This was my first time trying a Healthy Choice Entree and I’m not quite sure what I was expecting, but I wasn’t expecting an explosion of flavors in every bite. Simply put: The Creamy Basil Pesto rocks! Not only did the entree taste unbelievable but I was full before it was gone! Impressed? Um yea! Will I be buying them again? Oh yea!
“I wrote this review while participating in a blog campaign by Mom Central on behalf of Healthy Choice and received a sample to facilitate my candid review. Mom Central sent me a gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate.”