Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Bean Salad Plate
Garden Cannellini Bean Salad Get Recipe
Whole Grain Bread
Pear Slices
Fat-Free Milk

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Plate Cost for 4 People
$10.69 ($2.67/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1 Cup

Featured Recipe
Garden Cannellini Bean Salad
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $8.24 ($2.06/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 460
Total Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 1g
% of Calories from Fat: 22%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 2%
Protein: 23g
Carbohydrates: 71g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Dietary Fiber: 14g
Sodium: 280mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
1 cup
0.75 cup
1 oz
3 oz
1 cup

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

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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   2 on-the-vine greenhouse-grown tomatoes
1 greenhouse-grown yellow bell pepper
1 green-house grown cucumber
3 green onions
1 head Boston, Bibb or romaine lettuce
2 pears
Juice   1 small bottle apple Juice
Beans   2 14½ oz cans unsalted cannellini (white)
Dairy   1 quart fat-free milk
Nuts   1 small package almond slivers
Bread   1 loaf whole grain bread
Baking/Cooking   Tomato basic garlic seasoning blend
Condiments/Oils   Olive Oil
White wine vinegar
     

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, September 2012

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