Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

5 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Entrées

  1. Pork Chops in Warm Cherry Sauce. Impress your guests with a delicious dinner on the table in 30 minutes. Recipe: Pork Chops in Warm Cherry Sauce
  2. Pears. Utilize the pear harvest in salads. Add meat or beans to make it a meal. Recipes: Grilled Steak & Peppers Salad w/ Pears or Pear & Celery Salad.
  3. Lentils. A versatile legume that provides protein as well as fiber and nutrients. Recipe: Lentil Cakes, Lentil Vegetable Salad and Quick Red Lentils.
  4. Barley and Spinach Skillet Dinner. Last minute guests? Toss together easy Barley & Spinach Skillet Dinner to fill them up.
  5. Soup. Complex or simple soups are a great way to feed a crowd and get lots of veggies into everyone. Try Creamy Squash Soup w/Shredded Apples, Pumpkin & Bean Soup, or Macaroni Chickpea Soup.


5 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Side Dishes & Desserts

  1. Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash. A perfect fall side dish for a potluck or dinner guests. Recipe: Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash.
  2. Grapes. Luscious, juicy, sweet grapes are perfect for dessert or as a side dish. Try Grape Tasting Treat, Grapes and Grains, and Grilled Grapes.
  3. Kale & Parsnip Sauté. A perfect side dish to any meat. Recipe: Kale & Parsnip Sauté.
  4. Kiwifruit Cobbler. A flavorful dessert for a party or simple dinner. We won’t tell that it contains a serving of fruit. Recipe: Kiwifruit Cobbler.
  5. Fresh Orange Compote w/Granola. A blend of yummy fruits to enjoy as a side dish or dessert. Put over Greek yogurt and serve as a salad next to chicken or enjoy as a nutritious dessert. Recipe: Fresh Orange Compote w/Granola.

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