You want to eat healthy tonight, but don’t have time to run to the supermarket? No problem – if your shelves are stocked for quick, nutritious meals.
Canned food doesn’t have to just be full of sugars and sodium – there are some healthy ones to keep on hand that are just as healthy as non-canned counterparts – a good rule of thumb is find stuff that has the fewest number of ingredients – and, in a pinch, keep these non-perishables in your pantry:
Black beans are loaded with fiber and can be used in everything from soups to burritos – just make sure to rinse them first.
Peaches are great for topping yogurts or using instead of syrup for pancakes and ice cream – look for ones that are packed in their own juice.
Crushed tomatoes can be use in everything from soup to pasta, and are packed with nutrients – to keep healthy, look for cans with “no salt added.”
Fall is around the corner, and pumpkin is loaded with vitamins, fiber, and is great in smoothies.
Salmon in a can will last longer than more expensive fresh salmon and can be a salad topper or even formed into patties.
Artichoke hearts are loaded with good carbs, vitamins, and antioxidants, and are a fun pizza topping or appetizer.
So, if you’re looking to eat healthier, check out the can aisle!
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