cut-up raw vegetables and dip for an afternoon snack. You can cut them yourself or buy the pre-packaged ones.
Broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower are always popular.
day a month, have a family tasting party to try new fruits and vegetables.
a "build your own pizza" party with a variety of toppings,
including red, green, and yellow bell peppers, pineapple cubes, spinach,
olives, zucchini, and broccoli.
a basket with ripening fruit on the kitchen table or counter for easy
picking and as a reminder to eat more fruits and vegetables.
a super sweet treat, cut up and enjoy a golden pineapple.
It's great alone.
a fondue party with cut up fruits, such as banana slices, strawberries, or
your own smoothies by blending together frozen fruit, such as sliced bananas
or strawberries, and milk and/or 100 percent fruit juice.
off a bowl of frozen yogurt or ice cream with berries or sliced fresh fruit.
They add flavor and texture and are an easy way to meet your 5 A Day
100 percent fruit and vegetable juices in place of high-calorie drinks, such
as soft drinks. Remember, one
serving is 6 ounces or 3/4 of a cup.
raisins, berries, and other fresh or dried fruits to your cereal.
a mixed green salad or a vegetable soup with your lunch or dinner.
half of your plate with vegetables first, then add the other foods.
on the perfect grab-n-go foods: fresh apples, ripe plums and pears, carrots,
and celery. Have these foods
washed and ready for eating on your refrigerator shelf.
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