Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Mango Soup Plate
Mango Cucumber Soup Get Recipe
Whole-Grain Pita
Hummus
Sparkling Water w/Lemon

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Plate Cost for 4 People
$10.71 ($2.68/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1.75 Cup

Featured Recipe
Mango Cucumber Soup
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $6.43 ($1.61/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 290
Total Fat: 4.5g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 14%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 1.5%
Protein: 16g
Carbohydrates: 53g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Sodium: 310mg

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

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

Learn More About Mangos
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Learn More About Cucumbers
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Learn More About Onions
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Learn More About Jalapeno Peppers
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Learn More About Limes
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Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   2 mangos
1 English cucumber
1 small onion
1 jalapeno pepper (optional)
1 bunch cilantro
1 lime
1 lemon
Dairy   2 6-oz containers Greek non-fat, plain yogurt
Deli Refrigerated   1 container Hummus
Bread   1 package small rounds whole-grain pita
Beverages   1 quart sparkling water
     

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

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