Are you eating at least five servings of delicious, nutritious fruits and vegetables each day? If not, here are some suggestions from the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) and the National 5-A-Day Partnership to help you make healthy dining choices:
- Opt for a leafy, green salad rather than pasta or potato salad.
- Mix in spinach and other iceberg lettuce to boost your salad's vitamin content. with your
- Instead of a baked potato loaded with butter and sour cream, select a , which has just as much flavor without all the fat and calories. Also, sweet potato wedges can be an appetizing substitution for french fries.
- Replace the kids' PB and J with tasty, fun peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
- Cool off with a flavorful fruit sorbet instead of ice cream.
- For another sweet treat, try granola or yogurt topped with fresh fruit.