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Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Apple-Banana Salad Plate
Apple-Banana Salad w/Peanuts Get Recipe
Whole-Grain Bread
Non-Fat Milk

Plate Cost for 4 People
$7.61 ($1.90/serving)*

Fruits & Veggies per Serving
2¼ Cups

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Featured Recipe
Apple-Banana Salad w/Peanuts
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $6.50 ($1.63/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 490
Total Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 3g
% of Calories from Fat: 33%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 6%
Protein: 22g
Carbohydrates: 67g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Dietary Fiber: 10g
Sodium: 520mg

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

Learn More About Bananas
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Learn More About Apples
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Learn More About Peanuts
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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   2 bananas
1 14-oz package apple slices, or 3 apples (sliced)
2 packages 5-lettuce blend salad
Dairy   1 quart non-fat milk
Low-fat plain yogurt
Bread   1 loaf rustic whole-grain bread
Baking/Cooking   1 container dry roasted peanuts
Condiments   Light mayonnaise
Honey
     

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, Fall 2011
**Winner chosen weekly.

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