Eat More Vegetables and Fruit

Dive into the first Healthy Habits challenge: add at least 3 servings of vegetables and fruit to your daily diet. Find recipes, nutrition tips, and coaching advice to help reach your goals.

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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Spinach Strawberry Salads - Recipes

Tip 8: Say Yes to Salads

Salads have the potential to be a Healthy Habit gold mine, rich in fruits, vegetables, and nutritional value. But we’re not talking about salads with a leaf of iceberg, and loads of bacon, cheese, and ranch. We’re talking dark green leafy beds with colorful, crunchy toppings.

•   Start one meal a day with a small salad. Get creative. One cup of leafy greens + 1/2 cup of fruit or veggie toppings = 2 servings.

•   Alternate your greens from the normal Romaine or iceberg… for general rule of thumb, the darker the greens the more nutrient rich they are.

View Recipe: Spinach Strawberry Salad

 

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