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Freezing healthy food

Get rid of those pizzas in the freezer. Make way for healthy food.

1. Vegetables If you blanch vegetables, you can keep them in the freezer for a long time. Handy and affordable, because that way you can buy larger during promotions. Not sure how to blanch? Follow our step-by-step plan to blanch vegetables.

2. Fruits
Freeze fruit in portions. To make a smoothie, all you need to do is grab a bag of frozen fruit. These are 3 reasons to prepare smoothies for the whole week.

3. Fruit puree
Put some fresh or frozen fruit in the blender and freeze it in batches. You can do this very easily by pouring the puree into an ice cube tray. You can then buy the simplest yogurt and give it a fruity flavor yourself with your fruit puree cubes. Healthier than yogurt with artificial additives.

4. Vegetable puree You can also puree vegetables and not just for your baby. It is useful in a smoothie or in a pasta sauce. Read more about pureeing vegetables.

5. Cookie dough
This isn't a healthy tip, but it might help you eat fewer cookies. When you're making cookies, it's impossible not to eat them all at once. A handy tip:you can freeze the dough in portions. When you're hungry, grab a portion and make one cookie. Put the dough in the oven a little longer if you don't defrost it first.