Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggie

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Make this Gazpacho Plate
Watermelon Gazpacho Get Recipe
Non-Fat Milk
Whole Grain Pita Bread/Chips
Hummus

National Watermelon Promotion Board

Plate Cost for 4 People
$5.98 ($1.49/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1.5 Cups

Featured Recipe
Watermelon Gazpacho
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $2.71 ($0.68/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 310
Total Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 2.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 23%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 7%
Protein: 15g
Carbohydrates: 47g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 580mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
0.5 cup
1 cup
1 oz
1 oz
1 cup

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

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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   1 medium watermelon
1 medium cucumber
1 small yellow onion
1 clove garlic
1 package basil
Juice   1 bottle lime juice
Dairy   1 quart fat-free milk
Deli   1 8 oz container prepared hummus
Snacks   1 8 oz bag whole grain pita chips
Condiments/Oils   Olive oil
     

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

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