I shop the outer isles of the grocery store and stay away from pre-packaged foods. If it has more than a few ingredients, I stay away. This includes bread too! I don't even want it in my house. The healthier foods are the whole foods and nothing that comes pre-packaged as a meal. This includes those "diet frozen dinners", too! You know the ones. Those processed foods have so much sodium! So who the heck wants to retain water? Grill your own veggies and protein and enjoy non-processed food!
I love roasting fresh veggies in the oven, putting them all together with grilled fish or chicken. And spices are my best friend! Cumin and garlic on veggies, yum! Use the tiniest spray of olive oil spray and you're good to go!
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