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Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Your Meals – Summer 2016

5 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Entrées

  1. Roasted Chicken in Peanut Mole. This is a delicious hearty one-dish meal for your guests or family. Fire roast fresh veggies from the market to impress your guests. Recipe: Roasted Chicken in Peanut Mole
  2. Spinach. A nutrient-rich leafy green that tastes great raw or cooked. Add spinach to any recipe for flavor and nutrition! Recipes: Pork Chops w/Mandarin Orange Salsa, Vegetable Frittata, and Leafy Tofu.
  3. Skillet Zucchini Creole. Enjoy summer vegetables in this easy to make dish and add chicken or fish to make it an entrée. Recipe: Skillet Zucchini Creole
  4. Corn. Nothing says “summer” better than corn. It is the perfect summer veggie to serve alongside meats or highlighted in an entrée such as Oven Fried Chicken Salad.
  5. Tuna Veggie Antipasto. Try serving Tuna Veggie Antipasto at your next picnic or get together. Everyone will love it!


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

  1. Berries. Enjoy berries in all kinds of meals. Berries are great in salads, desserts, sides and as a yummy snack. Try berries in these great dishes: Brown Rice Pilaf w/Cherries & Pine Nuts, Avocado Garden Salad, and European Salad.
  2. Moroccan Salad. Invite company over for a stay-cation picnic. Have them bring dishes from world destinations to share. Try making Moroccan Salad.
  3. Cauliflower. A great summer veggie that can be used in many different ways. Cauliflower can be served up on veggie platters, mashed into soups or potatoes, grilled, or tossed into a salad. Try 10 Minute Veggie Soup, Spicy Cauliflower Tapas, or Roasted Cauliflower w/Paprika.
  4. Papaya Boats. A perfect dessert or side salad to accompany any entrée. Recipe: Papaya Boats
  5. Soup. Enjoy a nice warm soup on a cool summer day. Serve it as a side to a grilled sandwich. Better yet, have a sandwich and soup bar for your guests and let them make their own. Try Sweet Corn Chowder, Spinach & Seafood Soup, and Beans & Greens Soup.

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