Eat More Vegetables and Fruit

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12 Ways to Eat More Vegetables and Fruit

Join Cooking Light in our effort to change the way we approach fruits and vegetables. With our easy tips, you’ll be on your way to five a day. By Sidney Fry, MS, RD

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Quinoa Salad with Vegetables and Tomatillo Vinaigrette - Recipes

Make-Ahead Meatless Mondays

•   As your main meatless Monday dish, make a couscous, wild rice, or other grain salad like this Quinoa Salad with Vegetables and Tomatillo Vinaigrette packed with seasonal vegetables. Enjoy throughout the week in wraps, over a bed of spinach, or heated into omelets.

•   Sauté or grill extra vegetables on your meatless Monday, and continue to use the leftovers later in the week in pasta dishes, soups, sandwiches, and salads.

•   Make a large batch of fruit salad to have on hand for meals and snacks.

•   Become a food processing pro – Use the shredding blade to grate squash, carrots, zucchini, turnips, onions, sweet potatoes, etc. Bag them up and keep them easily accessible in the refrigerator. Add them to sauces, soups, stir-fry, casseroles, pizzas.

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