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Ways To Add Fruits & Veggies To Your Meals And Hold On To Summer!

5 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Entrées

  1. Wrap. When cucumbers are abound in the summer, use them in this delicious and easy-to-make recipe. Bring the kids into the kitchen to have fun making their own wrap. Recipe: Cosmic Cucumber Wrap
  2. Lettuce Wrap. A quick and easy recipe packed with veggie goodness, flavor, and crunch! Forks not required. Recipe: Orange Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  3. Stuffed Peppers. When the pepper harvest comes in, stuff them with your favorite meatloaf recipe or kitchen creation. Recipe: BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells
  4. Chicken & Peaches. Move over tomatoes, peaches are joining the ranks as a primary salsa ingredient! Pair peach salsa with honey-dijon chicken for a new flavor combo you’re sure to enjoy. Recipe: Honey-Dijon Chicken w/Peach Salsa
  5. Avocado Wrap. Beat the heat in the kitchen and serve this fruit- and veggie-filled wrap that provides an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, niacin, vitamin B6 and phosphorous. Recipe: California Avocado Super Summer Wrap


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

  1. Chilled Soup. Beat the heat this summer with easy-to-prepare chilled soups. A novel way to consume fruits and vegetables. Recipe: 3 Chilled Soups
  2. Bean Salad. Did you meet your recommended fiber intake today? Beans are an excellent source for fiber and are paired with other veggies in this recipe. Recipe: Corn and Black Bean Salad
  3. Fritters. Need ways to use all that fresh corn this summer? For a side dish, consider making corn fritters. Recipe: Corn Fritters
  4. Strawberry Salad. Spinach and pecans plus strawberries will create quite a stir at your next barbeque. Add grilled chicken to complete a meal. Recipe: Spinach, Strawberry, & Pecan Salad
  5. Avocado Ice Cream. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! You’re going to love this ice cream! An amazing, healthier alternative to store bought ice cream. Recipe: Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream

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