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.

Support Center: How to Eat More Vegetables and Fruits

Join the conversation and get advice from experts as you try to add servings of fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.

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Tara Duggan

Healthy Habits Hero: Tara Duggan

Kick-start the journey to a healthier you with new ways to enjoy vegetables more often.


Lauren Von Der Pool

Healthy Habits Hero: Lauren Von Der Pool

"I want to eat foods that will be beneficial to my body." —Lauren Von Der Pool


Deborah Madison

Healthy Habits Hero: Deborah Madison

"Fruits and vegetables are beautiful for a reason—to entice." - Deborah Madison, Chef and author of multiple cookbooks, including Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, Galisteo, N.M.


Mary Lynn Meyer

Healthy Habits Graduate: Mary Lynn Meyer

"I went from one serving of vegetables to five or six." - Mary Lynn Meyer, Health-care consultant, Churchville, Md.


Cooking Light Staffer: Robin Bashinsky

Staff Profile: The Embattled Dad

“My kids won’t eat veggies, which affects the whole family.” - Robin Bashinsky: Age 40, Recipe Tester


Cooking Light Staffer: Margaret Barnhart

Staff Profile: The Restaurant-

“How do I add in veggies when I’m always eating out?” - Margaret Barnhart: Age 39, Sales Manager, Atlanta


Cooking Light Staffer: Kristi Hart

Staff Profile: The Busy Mom

“I eat breakfast and lunch at my desk, dinner on the fly. I don’t have time to deal with produce.” - Kristi Hart: Age 36, Human Resources Director


Cooking Light Staffer: Fernande Bondarenko

Staff Profile: The Uneven Eater

“I’m kind of an all-or-nothing eater.” - Fernande Bondarenko, 53, Art Director

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