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Ideas to Pack More Produce Into You Day

Here are some great ideas to pack more produce into your day.

Breakfast:

  • Whirl up a fruit smoothie with your favorite flavor of low fat yogurt and fresh or frozen fruit.
  • Make a breakfast burrito by folding scrambled  eggs, beans, shredded low fat cheese, cook lean ground beef, sauteed red, green and yellow peppers and onions into a whole wheat tortilla.
  • Top pancakes and waffles with applesauce, berries or sliced peaches.
Lunch:
  • Enjoy a salad with fruits and vegetables.
  • Try a farmers market salad with vegetables with beef and brown rice.
  • Pile lots of lettuce and spinach leaves, sliced tomato, cucumber and onions on your sandwich.
  • Team your soup or sandwich and baked vegetable chips, carrot sticks or fruit salad.
Afternoon Break:
  • Curb the mid-afternoon munchies with a protein packed beef jerky stick and an apple, orange or pear.
  • Carry dried blue blueberries, cranberries or cherries for a sweet and easy snack.
Dinner:
  • Start you meal with a vegetable soup, gazpacho, crudites or a melon wedge.
  • Grill or broil kebabs of lean beef chunks, cherry tomatoes, onion wedges, pepper chunks and pineapple cubes.
  • Add extra chopped carrots, celery, onions, peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms to soups, stews casseroles, meatloaf, pasta sauce and chili.
  • For dessert, top angel food cake with blueberries, slices strawberries, diced kiwi, sliced bananas or a colorful mix.

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