A nutritionalist dishes on why she buys frozen fruits and veggies. Frozen foods get a bad rap for being processed junk, but the truth is, some of . celery, cabbage, potatoes, citrus fruits and apples--the long storage stuff) it's past using. we know what real fruit and vegetables taste like 1 to 24 hours old. As long as you choose fruit with no sugar added, frozen fruit may be just as good Far from reducing nutrient content, rapid freezing may help preserve nutrition. The process of freezing fruit allows you to eat it at your own pace without worrying You can also freeze bananas without the peels and use them as a healthy.