We haven't talked food for a while in the Wellness tips department, so this week, we are!
Stop for a moment, and think about what your dinner or lunch plate looked like today. How many colors did it have? Was it a little too much of one color. It's ok to eat some white foods (bread, potatoes, rice)... but remember these foods have very little nutritional value! So try to add color to your plate to boost nutrition content.
Here are some fun things I do!
*Wilt a couple handfuls of spinach into mashed potatoes
* Use sweet potatoes in place of regular potatoes.
* Have a glass of V8 frusion with dinner for a serving of fruits and veggies!
*Add spinach, mushrooms and onion to your eggs (omlette or scrambled!)
Most importantly this week, just stop and take notice of your plate. Remember your plate should be MOSTLY veggies, with some fruit, starch and protein.
For added ideas- check out websites like eatright.org... or just google things like "colorful diets" or "veg