Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

 

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 Make this Filling Soup Lunch Plate
 Mediterranean Potato Soup Get Recipe
 Whole Grain Bread

 
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  Plate Cost for 4 People
 $8.88 ($2.22/serving)*

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 Fruits & Veggies per Serving
 1.75 Cups

 
 

 Featured Recipe
Mediterranean Potato Soup
 Recipe Cost for 4 People: $8.37 ($2.09/serving)*

 
Nutrition Info
Calories: 550
Total Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 4.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 16%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 7%
Protein: 31g
Carbohydrates: 86g
Cholesterol: 20mg
Dietary Fiber: 17g
Sodium: 670mg

 

Each Serving Provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6, B12, folate, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and copper, and a good source of pantothenic acid.

 

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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   3 medium red potatoes
Fresh garlic (need one clove)
1 medium onion
3 medium carrots
Spinach (need 2 cups); or 1 cup frozen spinach
Canned   1 15-oz. can kidney beans
1 32-oz carton low-sodium chicken broth (or may reconstitute instant bouillon)
Dairy   Parmesan cheese (1/4 cup grated or 1-2 ounces block)
Fat-free milk, as accompaniment
Butter or margarine, as desired, for accompanying bread
Baking/Cooking   Dried Italian herb blend
Dry Goods   Whole wheat noodles (need 1 cup or 2 ounces)
Bread   Rustic whole grain bread of your choice, as accompaniment
     

 
 
 
 
 

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, July 2011
**Winner chosen weekly.

 
 

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