(BPT) - The back-to-school season is always chock-full of activities and making wholesome meals can fall by the wayside. To ease into the season, try these quick and simple recipes created by registered dietitian Jessica Cording.

Made with DOLE® frozen fruit, these tasty recipes will help you easily add more delicious frozen fruit into your family's diet while saving you time and money, without having to worry about spoilage. What’s more, it's ready to enjoy, with no need to wash, peel or chop. Start serving your family great-for-you meals with these frozen fruit-filled menu ideas.

1. Plan ahead with overnight oats

Keep your morning simple with this quick and easy PB&J overnight oats recipe, made with frozen mixed berries, which are just as nutritious as fresh fruit. Combine them with your favorite nut or seed butter and you've got that classic PB&J flavor kids and adults love. The best part? Simply mix the ingredients and leave them in the refrigerator overnight. When you wake up, you'll have a delicious breakfast waiting for you. Serve it hot or cold.

2. Frozen fruit — easy and delicious

Sometimes the best-tasting ingredients are the easiest to have on hand at all times. For example, DOLE frozen fruit is picked at peak ripeness and quickly frozen to lock in nutrients. Your family will love the convenience of having fruit that is always in season and ready to enjoy. Plus, with no need to prep, frozen fruit is a smart cooking short cut. Add frozen fruit to your favorite recipes or mix up your mealtime routine by exploring a new idea. Whatever path you choose, keep your freezer stocked with frozen fruit options and your family will enjoy the taste of freshly picked fruit all year long.

3. Smoothies any time of day

Always ready-to-blend frozen fruit gives smoothies a rich texture, allowing you to make them in a snap, perfect for busy days on-the-go. Try this Creamy Blueberry Smoothie by combining frozen DOLE blueberries, yogurt, ground flax seeds, cinnamon, vanilla extract, banana, dates and milk in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Have it for breakfast or add it to your lunch for a mid-day boost of frozen fruit.

4. A taste of the tropics

Smoothie bowls are a fun way to enjoy some of your favorite frozen fruits. Check out this Island Smoothie Bowl with a blend of tropical ingredients like frozen mango, frozen pineapple and coconut. With its slightly thicker than a regular smoothie consistency, a smoothie bowl will almost feel like eating a decadent dessert! Top it with extra ingredients like frozen pineapple and crushed macadamia nuts as you prefer. Grab a spoon and dig in!