Incorporating more Fruits & Vegetables into your Daily Diet
To get the most out of your nutrition and calorie intake make sure you are choosing foods with vitamins, minerals, fiber and other good nutrients. When picking what to eat whether it be a snack or a meal make sure you choose fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to add to your diet.
- When choosing vegetables make sure you are eating the “rainbow”. Try broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, carrots, bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini and squash.
- Make your own saucy for gluten free pancakes or waffles: Puree blueberries, peaches, pears, apples. You can also add these sauces to grilled fish or poultry!
- Mix up breakfast with a health smoothie: See recipe below
- 1 cup Unsweetened Almond/ Rice or Coconut milk
- 2 cups dark leafy green veggies
- Spinach, Kale, Bok Choy
- 1-2 Tablespoons organic coconut oil
- 1-2 Tablespoons organic nut butter
- Almond butter, peanut butter, sunflower butter, cashew butter
- 1-2 Tablespoons Chia seeds, flaxseeds or hemp seeds
- 1 Serving Chocolate or Vanilla protein powder
- ~ 7 Ice cubes
- Mix all together and blend until desired texture
4) Try crunchy vegetables instead of chips with you favorite dips such as Humus, salsa, or guacamole
5) Grill colorful vegetable kabobs with mushrooms, tomatoes, green, yellow, and red bell peppers, onions, and zucchini.
6) Add color to salads with carrots, grape or cherry tomatoes, spinach leaves, and berries.
7) Make an omelet with vegetables using broccoli, squash, carrots, peppers, tomatoes, onions, spinach, and avocado.
8) Stock up your fridge with raw fruits and vegetables cleaned and ready to grab n go!
9) Make one of your main dishes a sad with dark leafy greens and other colorful vegetables. Add chickpeas or edamame and a olive oil and vinegar dressing.
10) Add Quinoa to your salads to give that extra protein boost.
11) For that extra crunch or healthy snack try a handful of raw almonds or pecans.
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