Mix up your plate, and get saucy with fruit!

In our last post, we shared the USDA’s MyPlate, a helpful tool for balancing calories and portions while reminding us to increase our veggie intake by making half our plate consist of fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are filled with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, and are low in calories and fat, packing nutrition into your plate, and your diet. The ADA (American Dietetic Association) advises making 2 cups of fruit, and 2.5 cups of vegetables a daily goal. One fun way to start adding more vegetables into your diet is to use the ADA’s approach and “Color Your Plate […]

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