Microwaving Your Way To A Healthy Lunch
Contributed by: News Canada
(NC) - Planning what to eat is a challenge, but having a healthy lunch is easier than most people realize. Prepared meals have come a long way since the early TV meals from the 50s that required an oven and tinfoil.
Consumers today have a wide array of choices and according to a recent survey by Healthy Choice Gourmet Steamers, a quarter of Canadians are looking for quality ingredients and 32 per cent are looking for healthy ingredients in their prepared meals.
Using the microwave is one of the fastest ways to prepare and heat foods. In 1986, three decades after the first frozen meal revolutionized mealtime, the TV dinner evolved with the introduction of the new must-have kitchen appliance. Today, microwavable meals can be everything from sandwiches to full entrees and recently technology allows steaming right in the microwave.
To fully enjoy a microwavable meal here are some tips ensure your meal tastes great: