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mumtosomeone Thu 04-Aug-05 16:42:08

What is your opinion in feeding it to little ones?

hercules Thu 04-Aug-05 16:43:26

It often has more vitamins than 'fresh' veg you buy from supermarkets which has often been hanging around for daysa.

Nbg Thu 04-Aug-05 16:44:16

I always keep a bag of those birds eye steam fresh ones in just in case.

WigWamBam Thu 04-Aug-05 16:45:11

Agree with Hercules - frozen veg is fine, it's often got more goodness than fresh veg.

Hausfrau Thu 04-Aug-05 16:46:38

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hercules Thu 04-Aug-05 16:47:07

Microwaving it saves even more vitamins too.

mumtosomeone Thu 04-Aug-05 16:49:04

thanks!
Was feeling a bit guilty about giving it to him, but I dont get to buy fresh every day and he loves it!

fairydust Thu 04-Aug-05 17:03:49

my dd loves the birdseye steam fresh veg pouches

katymac Thu 04-Aug-05 22:24:02

And have you discovered frozen...

chopped onions
peppers
mushroons

make casseroles, omlettes and stirfrys so easy

LilacLotus Thu 04-Aug-05 22:27:33

i freeze my own. blanche the veg, let them cool and put in freezerbags. easy!

hunkermunker Thu 04-Aug-05 22:38:06

Absolutely fine, often fresher than the stuff that's been hanging round on the shelves. Tesco do organic frozen veg too

gingerbear Thu 04-Aug-05 22:39:53

Best to cook it first. Bit crunchy otherwise

lunachic Thu 04-Aug-05 22:45:04

its fine occasionally very handy better than tins
read that frozen peas were the most nutritious frozen food you can get !?? (honestly !)

hunkermunker Thu 04-Aug-05 22:45:57

I sometimes eat frozen peas raw. Nice, but probably killing me slowly or some other horror story.

nannyjo Thu 04-Aug-05 22:48:55

freezing locks in the vitamins i think,

Taste nicer than some fresh stuff to like peas. yum

Milge Thu 04-Aug-05 22:50:31

If you only shop once a week as i do, a lot of the "fresh" veg lose their vitamins by the time they are cooked 5 or 6 days later. Frozen mixed veg are my lifeline for the kids - i use a bag at least every 10 days.

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