Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Spaghetti Squash Melange Plate
Avocado, Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Melange Get Recipe
Skim milk
Whole Grain Baguette Slice

FreshDelMonte.com

Plate Cost for 4 People
$11.53 ($2.88/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
2.25 Cups

Featured Recipe
Avocado, Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Melange
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $9.74 ($2.43/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 560
Total Fat: 22g
Saturated Fat: 4g
% of Calories from Fat: 35%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 6%
Protein: 40g
Carbohydrates: 55g
Cholesterol: 70mg
Dietary Fiber: 11g
Sodium: 560mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
2 cup
.25 cup
1 oz
2.5 oz
1 cup

Each Serving Provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B 6, folate, vitamin B 12, pantothenic acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and iodine, and a good source of vitamin E, iron and copper.

Learn More About Avocado
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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   1 Del Monte® avocado
1 medium (about 3 lb.) spaghetti squash
1 red onion
Dairy   1 wedge Parmesan cheese
1 quart skim milk
Meat/Poultry/Fish   1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
Herbs/Dressings/Oils/Baking   Olive Oil
Bread/Pasta   1 whole grain baguette
     

Healthy Resources

FreshDelMonte.com
ChooseMyPlate.gov

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Summer 2016.

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