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Easy ways to increase your Veggies!

Did you know that the CDC found that only 9% of the US population eats the recommended amount of vegetables each day? 

We understand that it can be difficult, so I want to share 5 easy tips to help you increase your vegetable intake! 

Tip #1: Clean and cut your veggies ahead of time!

Chopping your veggies ahead of time will make it easier to choose whole foods first! Be sure to portion them out and place them front and center of the fridge. 

Tip #2 Try roasting or air frying your veggies

Most of us don’t like mushy food! Instead of steaming, try roasting your veggies, like broccoli, in the oven at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes! 

Tip #3 Sneaking Vegetables into a Dish

Find creative ways to add vegetables into a dish with great flavor so it feels incorporated into what you are eating rather than needing to get through the veggies alone on the side of your plate. Here are a few great recipes to sneak extra veggies in:

Meatloaf Muffins

Egg Muffin

Zucchini Lasagna 

 

Tip #4 Add frozen riced cauliflower to your smoothie

You may be thinking… what in the world, but I swear by this one! Adding 1 cup of frozen riced cauliflower gives your smoothie a milkshake like consistency and adds additional vitamins and minerals!

Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Tip 5: Add veggies to your breakfast

Think egg muffins, smoothies, omelets, or breakfast sandwiches!

Eating vegetables is crucial for our health and wellness. Try out these 5 easy tips and if you are looking for more guidance, support, and accountability- Apply for nutrition coaching or join one of our upcoming nutrition challenges!

Contact us today & Let us help you become the healthiest version of yourself!

click HERE to visit our nutrition coaching page!

 

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