Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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Make this Grilled Chicken w/Pilaf Plate
Grilled Chicken and Avocado Quinoa Pilaf Get Recipe
Orange Slices
Fat-Free Milk

CaliforniaAvocado.com

Plate Cost for 4 People
$18.30 ($4.58/serving)*


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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1 Cup

Featured Recipe
Grilled Chicken and Avocado Quinoa Pilaf
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $14.71 ($3.68/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 580
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 25%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 3%
Protein: 37g
Carbohydrates: 73g
Cholesterol: 50mg
Dietary Fiber: 9g
Sodium: 340mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
0.5 cup
.75 cup
2 oz
2 oz
1 cup

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

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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   1 fresh California avocado
1 large red bell pepper
1 medium onion
1 clove garlic
1 lemon (or bottled lemon juice)
2 Navel oranges
1 bunch basil
Dairy   1 quart milk, non-fat
Meat   2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
(1 lb total)
Pasta/Grains   1 package quinoa, red
Baking/Cooking   Chicken bouillon, sodium-free
Condiments/Oils   Olive oil
     

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, September 2012-March 2013

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