Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Veggie Pizza Plate
Tic Tac Toe Veggie Pizza Get Recipe
Non-fat Milk
Melon Slices

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Plate Cost for 4 People
$8.65 ($2.16/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1.5 Cups

Featured Recipe
Tic Tac Toe Veggie Pizza
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $6.16 ($1.54/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 360
Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 13%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 5%
Protein: 22g
Carbohydrates: 61g
Cholesterol: 15mg
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Sodium: 660mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
1 cup
.5 cup
2 oz
0 oz
1.5 cup

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

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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   1 carrot
1 red bell pepper
1 summer squash
1 cantaloupe
Canned Produce   1 can/jar pasta sauce, reduced sodium
Dairy   4 sticks string cheese Mozzarella, reduced fat
1 quart skim Milk
Bread/Pasta   1 package whole wheat pita rounds
     

Healthy Resources

Disney.com
ChooseMyPlate.gov

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

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