During the icy months of January, February, and even March, trips to the farmers market tend to lose their appeal (for much of the country, anyway). Gone are heaps of juicy berries, fresh green asparagus, and cherry red tomatoes. They've been replaced by dusty piles of potatoes and lackluster bunches of kale that serve a purpose but tend to get a bit boring.
To ensure that your family gets enough of their fruits and veggies — even when they're looking far from fresh — hit the freezer. These eight recipes from our community of moms put frozen vegetables to work with results so tasty, you'll forget that they're not just-picked!