Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup parsniips, peeled
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled
  • 1 cup turnips, peeled

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp grated lime zest
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
Boil 1 quart of water. Combine lettuce and cilantro and divide onto four plates. Place parsnips, carrots and turnips into boiling water. Return water to a simmer, cook vegetables for 2 minutes. Strain into a colander. Mix ingredients for dressing right before use. Place hot vegetables on top of greens and top with homemade dressing. Serve.
 
Serves: 4
 
1 Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 90
Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 40%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 5%
Protein: 1g
Carbohydrates: 14g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 35mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A, C and K, and a good source of fiber, folate, manganese and potassium.

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