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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Easy Herb Vinaigrette - Recipes

Say Yes to Salads

•   Supersize your salad. Just think of the possibilities of an entrée-sized salad. One cup of leafy greens is a serving; pile on healthy toppings, and every 1/2 cup of chopped fruits and vegetables is another serving. You can easily get half your daily fruits and vegetables packed into one glorious salad.

•   Don’t cheat yourself on the dressing. Be moderate, but be tasteful. A lot of the fat-free and low-fat dressings out there are full of sugar and sodium and are completely deprived on flavor. A few splashes of a good, heart-healthy canola- or olive-oil based dressings can do wonders to that bed of greens. Try making your own with our Easy Herb Vinaigrette  (shown). Make a batch to keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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