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What's up with all the frozen food for the 5:2 diet?

I eat a lot of different foods. Some are healthy, some are not, some are homemade, some are not. I would love the time, energy and budget to cook elaborate meals filled with all of my favorite ingredients. But let's be real here. There are times you need to eat a frozen entree.

They are easy and come in so many varieties nowadays. I try my best to pick frozen entrees that are made with a minimal amount of processing and scary ingredients. I try to stay away from ingredients like high fructose corn syrup and that kind of stuff. But sometimes all of that goes out the window in the face of deliciousness - Marie Calendar Chicken Pot Pies, I'm looking at you.

And there a ton of chefs and bloggers that will say that it is just as easy and tastier to make your own. For many things that is very true. But not for all - Marie Calendar Chicken Pot Pies I'm looking at you.

So don't judge me, I'm just trying to make it through my week as best as I can.


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