Adding an extra serving of vegetables to your weekly menu may have been a New Year’s resolution – but have you maintained it? During March, National Nutrition Month, Hy-Vee registered dietitians have the solution with their Pick of the Month: Veggies Made Great! Conveniently found in the freezer section of your local Hy-Vee, Veggies Made Great make it easy to sneak in an extra serving of vegetables without the washing, chopping and preparing typically associated with getting in your recommended daily servings. Whether you love veggies – or don’t love them yet – there is an array of products for everyone to make eating your veggies easy and delicious!

Wondering why you should try Veggies Made Great? Check out your Hy-Vee dietitians’ top reasons to add this product line to your shopping cart the next time you’re at Hy-Vee: 

  1. Veggies Made Great’s mission is to inspire people to love eating vegetables by creating the highest quality, delicious and nutritious veggie-rich foods that are ready to eat.
  2. Veggies Made Great products are allergy-friendly: gluten-free, tree nut-free, peanut-free and soy-free as well as vegetarian.
  3. Their added benefits include being a good source of protein, clean and simple ingredients and nutritionally smart.

How should you add in these quick and easy veggie solutions? 

Start at breakfast where in 45 seconds you can enjoy a Spinach Egg White Frittata that packs in 5g of protein. Simply pair with a piece of fruit and a single-serve container of milk or yogurt for a balanced on-the-go breakfast. 

Indulge in a sweet treat with Double Chocolate Muffins. You’ll never taste the first two ingredients – zucchini and carrots! Plus, this rich chocolate muffin contains 4g of protein and 1g of fiber, making it a great way to round out your meal and satisfy your sweet tooth. 

For more ways to add veggies into your routine this National Nutrition Month, reach out to your Hy-Vee registered dietitian.

This information is not intended as medical advice. Please consult a medical professional for individual advice.