Tips For Planning & Shopping
Keep a bowl of fresh fruit in the community kitchen and ask coworkers to replenish the fruit as it gets eaten.
Keep a bowl of fruit on your desk or counter.
Stash bags of dried fruit at your desk for a convenient snack.
Are pastries always served at meetings? Ask management to modify your company's catering policy to encourage healthier eating habits.
Some brown bag options:
a. Dried fruit (raisins, apricots, apples)
b. Fresh fruit (bananas, oranges, apples, pears)
c. Raw vegetables (carrots, broccoli florets)
d. 100% fruit juice (paper cartons or cans)
e. Fruit cups (applesauce, peaches, pineapple, mixed fruit)
f. Vegetable juice (cans)
g. Hearty vegetable soup
h. Sandwiches with lots of sliced vegetables and leafy greens
i. Pasta salad with lots of crunchy vegetables
j. Vegetable salads with low fat dressings and marinades