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RABSFK SparkPoints: (0)
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1/15/12 9:30 A

Mostly fresh, frozen in the winter for some fruits and veggies like spinach and broccoli, only canned beans, but we eat a lot of beans.

BOOKWORM27S SparkPoints: (0)
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1/15/12 9:20 A

Fresh and frozen, but I avoid canned because of the sodium and the veggies do not taste as good.

KELEKONA Posts: 605
1/15/12 9:17 A

It really depends. My grocery trips usually start in the fresh produce aisle and I impulse-buy whatever is cheap that I know how to deal with.

I do like to always make sure I have frozen broccoli, spinach, peas, green beans, California mix, stir-fry mixtures, and corn-based stew mix. I managed to freeze some tomatoes, but I usually turn to the canned. I keep a few other canned veggies around for emergencies, and hubby has glommed on to the mushrooms so I have to keep buying them.

LIBRATAH Posts: 13,220
1/15/12 9:13 A

fresh or frozen

REENIE131 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/15/12 9:04 A

Fresh or frozen, never canned. Blah.

KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,257
1/15/12 9:04 A

fresh and frozen

1/15/12 8:59 A

Fresh, preferably, with top choice being straight from the Farmer's Market. If fresh can't be had, or it's simply more economical to buy frozen, then I'll do that. I never buy canned though - way too much sodium, and it just seems kind of gross to me. The only things I buy canned are tomatoes and beans, and the occasional can of soup.

ELLEKTRA Posts: 2,911
1/15/12 8:42 A

all of the above, rarely use canned though unless I am in a hurry

prefer fresh

NWLIFESRC Posts: 9,316
1/15/12 8:11 A

really depends on what I'm cooking and what's available

CEWOLCOTT Posts: 1,966
1/15/12 8:06 A

I buy my greens all fresh or frozen, will do tomatos or beans from cans, but look for low salt varieties.

128PERFECT Posts: 3,026
1/15/12 8:04 A

Fresh and Frozen the only canned I do not mine is kidney beans.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
1/15/12 7:34 A

Mostly fresh. Sometimes frozen.

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
1/15/12 7:29 A

Fresh and sometimes frozen!

REGILIEH SparkPoints: (580,745)
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1/15/12 7:22 A


SUZIEB1971 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/15/12 7:13 A

usually fresh

KKKAREN Posts: 12,754
1/15/12 7:01 A

always fresh, I eat what is in season

1/15/12 2:25 A

Fresh as much as possible

TURTLERAE55 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/15/12 2:22 A

All 3.

EOWYN2424 Posts: 9,108
1/15/12 1:22 A

I always buys fresh vegies.

Mushrooms, sometimes fresh, mostly canned.

Seafood, frozen if it's too expensive when fresh (scallops, for instance).

BCARSON11 Posts: 16,588
1/14/12 11:39 P

All three!

COOPIE1212 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 11:36 P


1/14/12 11:35 P

I'll go for any of the above...provided the canned is low sodium/no salt added, or in just juice or no sugar added.
With vegetables, though, I do prefer fresh or frozen.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (588,182)
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1/14/12 11:30 P

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A little of each.

BAZINGABROOKE SparkPoints: (2,337)
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1/14/12 11:29 P

I try to go for fresh, but frozen is my next choice. I only eat canned if feel lazy or I'm eating it with cottage cheese or jello.

WENDYLEE15 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 10:59 P

Whatever the best bargain is at the time.

ANMISU SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 8:12 P

I buy either fresh or frozen, never canned. My broccoli and green beans are frozen and I like eating them for supper. But I also buy a lot of fresh fruits, and veggies for salads almost daily.

1/14/12 7:47 P


LRW1233 Posts: 762
1/14/12 7:45 P

I buy mostly canned diced tomatoes because I cook with them a lot. I occasionally buy fresh tomatoes to serve with tacos.

SUMMERSKYE60 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 7:39 P

I prefer fresh or frozen except for baked beans, and saurkraut, I'll sometime use the canned veggies to make soup, I rinse off the can veggies before using eleminating some of the salt.

BEATINGED SparkPoints: (8,331)
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1/14/12 7:37 P

I prefer fresh always but i use a system when grocery shopping...
1.look at sale prices for fresh... buy what i can
2. purchase lowest price frozen
3. if i have to resort to canned to provide variety i do to keep it in my budget
(gotta do what ya gotta do with large family and tight budget)

SPOORK Posts: 1,193
1/14/12 6:59 P

Fresh. I very rarely buy anything canned or frozen.

KELLIEM Posts: 1,475
1/14/12 3:42 P

Fresh is always my first choice with frozen as my second option. I rarely ever eat canned fruits and veggies.

1/14/12 3:37 P

All 3, in that order. Although I don't like tinned vegetables very much.

RUKIDDINGME123 SparkPoints: (39,614)
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1/14/12 3:36 P

All 3

CARILOUIE SparkPoints: (94,856)
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1/14/12 3:34 P

Fresh or frozen veg, canned beans.

SPIFFDEB SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 3:11 P


BECKAH77 Posts: 952
1/14/12 2:13 P

frozen organic broccoli from costco

YELLOWDAHLIA SparkPoints: (94,861)
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1/14/12 2:00 P

Mostly fresh or frozen, but sometimes canned.

1/14/12 1:47 P

I get all three but mostly fresh then frozen. The canned stuff like garbanzo beans usually gets rinsed before cooking or using in salad...

KARASTK SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 1:45 P

Fresh, frozen - - if fresh is too expensive, and canned but only the food from my garden that I canned.

AWONDERS59 Posts: 870
1/14/12 1:42 P


SUNSHINE99999 Posts: 19,440
1/14/12 1:40 P


1/14/12 1:20 P


MLAN613 Posts: 19,048
1/14/12 1:19 P

All of the above. I mostly buy fresh and frozen but do get canned, especially beans, on occasion. I live in Minnesota and so fresh isn't always the easiest thing, especially if I want to keep a little variety in my diet.

LARBOW SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 1:15 P

Fresh with fruits. Frozen with vegetables. Never canned.

CCCARTER3 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 1:10 P

Freash is better,but I have bought canned and frozen.I try to look for what is on sale.

RRP546 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/14/12 1:08 P


COUNTRYCHICK33 SparkPoints: (33,066)
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1/14/12 12:55 P

I typically buy fresh. If it is specifically going in a recipe then I will use frozen.

PCASEY7 Posts: 2,899
1/14/12 12:34 P

Fresh as much as possible.

THINKNEES Posts: 431
1/14/12 12:31 P

For fruits and veggies which do you prefer and buy. I try to buy fresh but cauliflower was 4.99 a bunch today so I got the frozen on sale a dollar a bag.

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