For years wine has been touted for promoting a healthy heart. More recently though, we've learned that it's not wine, but rather, the grapes themselves that reduce the risk of heart disease. Try one of these recipes this week to add more grapes to your diet.
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Make it a Full Plate Meal: Use this fruit salad to Power Up lasagna night. Add a side of roasted broccoli and you're set.
75% fiber foods – strawberries, tangerine, pineapple, blueberries, red grapes, fresh mint, broccoli
25% foods – lasagna, dressing
Make it a Full Plate Meal: Pack this salad for lunch. Mini sweet peppers and carrots would make a nice crunchy side.
75% fiber foods – farro, grapes, kale, sweet peppers, carrots
25% foods – dressing, feta, walnuts
Recipe Note: Use half of the feta and walnuts to keep the 25% items in their zone.
Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your roasted Brussels sprouts to Power Up salmon night. A side of brown rice will finish off the meal.
75% fiber foods – Brussels sprouts, grapes, brown rice
25% foods – walnuts, olive oil, salmon
Make it a Full Plate Meal: This salad would be a wonderful side to a black bean soup.
75% fiber foods – broccoli, cucumber, grapes, black beans, garlic, onions, tomatoes
25% foods – bacon, mayo
Recipe Note: Skip the bacon and use low-fat mayo to keep the saturated fat low in this recipe.
Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy this cooling treat with a chickpea salad sandwich.
75% fiber foods – grapes, celery, onion, garbanzo beans, pickle, lettuce, tomato
25% foods – bread, mayo