Facebook Twitter Email Print Expert Advice Can I eat fruits and vegetables with lunch and dinner on the same day? Answer Absolutely! Fruits and veggies should make up half your plate at every meal. They are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants needed for optimal health. Fruits and vegetables are also a low calorie food making them perfect for snacks. Eat a variety of fruits and veggies every day in order to get different nutrients. Check out our recipe and meal planning pages for ideas on incorporating fruits and veggies into your day.