How many fruits and veggies have you eaten today? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend for people to eat at least 5 servings of fresh fruit and veggies per day. Now, letís think about that for a moment. When you are eating the same foods day after day, it gets real boring, right?
Here are some very good creative tips to help you eat more fruits and veggies throughout your day:
Tip 1: Add fruit to your cereal, oatmeal, waffles or pancakes at breakfast.
Tip 2: Create your own yogurt flavors using plain yogurt and adding various fresh fruit.
Tip 3: Add frozen veggies to any pasta dish.
Tip 4: Make a colorful fruit bowl arrangement for your table or kitchen counter.
Tip 5: Add your own beans and veggies to canned and quick-serve soups.
Tip 6: Add extra veggies and pineapple to your pizza instead of fatty meats.
Tip 7: Try berries and melons for a naturally sweet dessert.
Tip 8: Add fruit to nutritional meal shakes and smoothies.
As you can see there are creative ways to fit your fruits and veggies into your daily routine. Keep this list very close to you throughout your day and use it when your meals get dull and boring.