Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Couscous Plate
Apple, Fennel & Chicken Salad with Couscous Get Recipe
Non-fat Milk

USApple.org

Plate Cost for 4 People
$13.77 ($3.44/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1.75 Cups

Featured Recipe
Apple, Fennel & Chicken Salad with Couscous
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $12.78 ($3.19/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 520
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 2.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 28%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 4%
Protein: 33g
Carbohydrates: 69g
Cholesterol: 50mg
Dietary Fiber: 11g
Sodium: 360mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
1 cups
0.75 cup
2.5 oz
2 oz
1 cup

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

Learn More About Apples
See Nutrition Info, Selection & Storage Tips

Learn More About Fennel
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Learn More About Spinach
See Nutrition Info, Selection & Storage Tips

Learn More About Walnuts
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Learn More About Pecans
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Learn More About Almonds
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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   2 red U.S. Apples
1 bulb fennel
3 ounces (1/2 6 ounce package) baby spinach
Juice   Small bottle lemon juice
Dairy   1 quart non-fat milk
Meat/Poultry   12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast
Pasta/Grains   1 box/package whole wheat couscous
Nuts   1 small package walnuts
Baking, Oils, Condiments   Olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
     

Healthy Resources

USApple.org
ChooseMyPlate.gov

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Summer 2014.

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