Date published

September 11, 2023

Your schedule is busy these days, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can feel challenging. When our priorities stack up, it can lead to making less-than-ideal food choices that compromise our well-being. Luckily, meal prep is here to save the day—and Calgary Co-op is doing half the work for you. 

With a medley of fresh cut fruit and vegetable options available in our produce department, eating healthily on the go has never been easier. We understand the importance of convenience without sacrificing nutrition, which is why Cal & Gary’s creates delicious and ready-to-eat options ranging from fruit salads to pre-marinated vegetables and more. 

Looking for some inspiration for this week’s meal prep? Here are 10 healthy grab-and-go choices to keep you fueled and energised with ease, every day of the week. 

Fuel Your Mornings

Start your day right with our convenient and delicious Deluxe Omelette Mix. Packed with a colourful array of bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms, this mix is perfect for adding a nutritious punch to your morning omelette. Just saute it up and add eggs!

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Try Fajita Fridays 

For a quick and tasty Tex-Mex twist, try our Fajita Vegetable Mix. With sliced peppers and onions, this mix is an excellent addition to wraps, tacos, or bowls—all without the hassle of slicing and dicing. 

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Bring Bold Flavours to the BBQ  

Our BBQ Potato Medley combines the goodness of mushrooms, asparagus, peppers, red onion, white onion and potatoes—all conveniently ready to hit the grill in an aluminium tray.  It’s a delightful side dish that compliments any meal.

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth 

Dive into an easy sweet treat or delicious dessert with our refreshing Strawberry Kiwi Mix. Packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, this blend offers a burst of tropical flavours that satisfy your cravings—all while packing in the nutrients your body needs.

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Enjoy Fruit on the Fly 

Whether you’re hiking in the Rockies or squeezing in a workday snack, fuel your body with a medley of fresh seasonal fruits in our ready-to-eat Fruit Bowl. With a droolworthy mixture of pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, strawberries, and blueberries, it’s the perfect snack or light breakfast. 

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Forget Noodles… Try Zoodles! 

Cutting down on carbs? Our Zucchini Noodles are a fantastic alternative to traditional pasta. Pair them with your favourite sauce for a low-carb, veggie-packed meal—and skip buying a spiralizer! 

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Succulent Stuffed Mushrooms with a Twist  

Love a good spinach dip? You’ll fall for these cheesy, creamy Stuffed Mushrooms that can be baked up and ready to enjoy in just 15 minutes. Trust us—these are sure to impress at any dinner party! 

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Try Grab-and-Go Party Platters 

Hosting an event or need a quick party platter? Our Fruit Trays and Organic Veggie Trays offer a variety of options, from crunchy celery and carrots to juicy watermelon and pineapple. They’re the easy alternative that can level up your charcuterie board or serve as a standalone snack. 

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Make Mixed Veggies in Minutes 

From microwave to plate in just a few minutes, these ready-to-steam Broccoli and Cauliflower bags are the quick and convenient way to get your nutrition in with minimal effort. Just toss in some spices, shake it up and enjoy! 

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Can You Say Kabob? 

Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply a veggie lover, barbecues just got much more fun with these ready-to-grill Vegetable Kabobs. With a magnificent medley of mushrooms, pearl onions, zucchini, bell peppers and grape tomatoes, you’ll be drooling as they come off the grill. 

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At Calgary Co-op, we prioritize your health and well-being. Our fresh cut fruit and vegetable options are prepared with care to provide you with convenient, nutritious choices that fit seamlessly into your busy lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a complete meal, our grab-and-go selections ensure that you never have to compromise on taste or quality.

Feeling inspired for this week’s meal prep? Visit your nearest Calgary Co-op store today or shop online to discover the world of fresh possibilities waiting for you in every aisle.