Frozen Entrees: 20 Healthy, Tasty Frozen Meals (cont.)

Whole Kitchen (Whole Foods) Chicken Tikka Masala
Calories Grams Fat Grams Fiber (mg) Sodium Calories from fat
490 13 4 870 24%
(4.5 g saturated fat)

NOTE: Full of flavor, and seemed more like a homemade dish than a frozen entrée.

One Final Healthy Frozen Entrée Tip: Pump Up the Produce!

If you ever wondered why you're hungry an hour or two after eating a frozen entrée, it might be because they only have around 250 calories. They are called "entrées" for a reason.

To turn them into a satisfying meal, add some sides like a green or fruit salad, steamed veggies, or a whole-grain roll. Look at your particularly frozen entrée and see what's missing. Fruit? Vegetables? Whole grains?

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.

SOURCES: Nutritional information from the labels on boxes purchased in December 2007 and January 2008.

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