Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Your Meals – Summer 2016
5 Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Entrées
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Tuna Veggie Antipasto. Try serving Tuna Veggie Antipasto at your next picnic or get together. Everyone will love it!
- 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.
- Moroccan Salad. Invite company over for a stay-cation picnic. Have them bring dishes from world destinations to share. Try making Moroccan Salad.
- 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.
- Papaya Boats. A perfect dessert or side salad to accompany any entrée. Recipe: Papaya Boats
- 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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