Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

5 Low-Fat/Low-Calorie Entrées & Side Dishes

  1. Honey Roasted Parsnips. Try this great recipe during fall when all the ingredients are in season. An excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Recipe: Honey Roasted Parsnips
  2. Pumpkin Pistachio Soup. This delicious soup highlights the flavors of autumn. Pumpkins are an excellent source of vitamin A and the anti-oxidant beta-carotene. Recipe: Pumpkin Pistachio Soup
  3. Roasted Squash and Eggplant Casserole with Chicken. Balsamic vinegar and basil add savory depth to this delicious low-calorie casserole. An excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of magnesium, potassium, folate and fiber. Recipe: Roasted Squash and Eggplant Casserole with Chicken
  4. Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Stuffed w/ Spaghetti Squash. This recipe is a whole new take on enchiladas. You won’t miss the tortillas when you make this low-carb, low-fat recipe. Recipe: Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Stuffed w/ Spaghetti Squash
  5. Root Vegetable Haystacks. Root vegetables are nutrition powerhouses full of fiber and antioxidants and packed with key nutrients including potassium and vitamin C. Savor the flavor of root vegetables this fall season with this recipe. Recipe: Root Vegetable Haystacks

5 Low-Fat/Low-Calorie Desserts

  1. Baked Apples. Warm up to a lightly spiced, bubbling, hot apple. Apples can be baked or microwaved. Recipe: Baked Apples
  2. Cinnamon Apple Chips. Apple chips taste like a mini apple pie. Crispy baked apple rings layered with cinnamon and sugar – a simple dessert, yet healthy enough for a snack. Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Chips
  3. Sweet Corn Pudding. Creamed and whole kernel canned corn are the main ingredients for this baked treat. Recipe: Sweet Corn Pudding
  4. Squash Nut Sweetbread. The perfect spice cake using canned squash. Serve with a scoop of frozen vanilla yogurt and maple syrup drizzle. Recipe: Squash Nut Sweetbread
  5. Baked Apple Fritters. Use the apples picked from the orchard in this recipe. A warm, sweet, perfect fall treat. Recipe: Baked Apple Fritters

5 Low-Fat/Low-Calorie Breakfast Ideas

  1. Sweet Potato Pancakes. Swap out your traditional pancakes for these delicious vitamin and mineral filled pancakes. Recipe: Sweet Potato Pancakes
  2. Blueberry Muesli. A nutritious and delicious breakfast cereal that pairs well with milk, nuts, grains, fresh or dried fruit. Recipe: Blueberry Muesli
  3. Veggie Egg Muffins. Packed with protein and vegetables, egg muffins can be made ahead for an easy morning meal. The egg protein and fiber from veggies work together to keep you feeling full longer. A winning combination! Recipe: Veggie Egg Muffins
  4. Herbed Garden Pizza. Cold pizza at breakfast is a winner! Try this pizza warm or cold and get a jump on your vegetable intake at the start of the day. Recipe: Herbed Garden Pizza
  5. Heartwarming Oatmeal with Fruit and Nuts. Cinnamon, navel oranges and fresh squeezed grapefruit juice highlight this warm and comforting breakfast food. Enjoy! Recipe: Heartwarming Oatmeal with Fruit and Nuts

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