Serve up a nutritious meal in minutes when time is tight. Consider low-fat varieties most often. Options with whole grains and vegetables help boost nutrition. Or, add a salad and piece of fruit to balance your meal.
Packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber, just like fresh fruit. Choose varieties without added sugar or syrup most often to help trim calories. Stir into hot cereal or blend with a banana and fat-free yogurt for a creamy smoothie.
Grab a slice of good nutrition! Skip the meat and try veggie-topped pizza to trim fat and get vitamins, minerals and fiber, too.
A scoop of “light”, “low-fat” or “fat-free” ice cream or frozen yogurt is a tasty way to get some bone-building calcium. Fat-free sherbet, fruit sorbet and all-fruit or 100% juice bars are other cool treats that help keep fat and calories in check.
Freezing vegetables helps lock in key nutrients including vitamins A and C. Eat a colorful mix to get a variety of nutrients. Choose plain veggies without sauces or seasonings to save fat and sodium. Toss into pastas, soups and casseroles to boost taste and nutrition.
Frozen Waffles & Pancakes
Serve up breakfast in a snap! Select whole-grain or whole-wheat waffles and pancakes most often. Try nutritious toppings such as cooked-down peaches or sliced bananas and strawberries. Or, spread with peanut butter and all-fruit spread.