Recipes Featuring Fruit

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Bowl of fruit salad

There's something to be said about fresh fruit in the summertime - so juicy, refreshing and flavorful. This week's recipes all feature fruit.

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Blueberry Grilled Chicken and Corn Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Since the chicken and cheese are both 25% foods, choose one or the other. This salad would be perfect served on top of brown rice. Don’t eat chicken? Use spiced chickpeas instead.

75%water-fiber – foods brown rice, mixed greens, cilantro, blueberries, grilled corn, spiced chickpeas
25% – foods dressing, chicken/cheese

Mango Carrot Ginger Smoothie

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your smoothie with a slice of avocado toast.

75% water-fiber foods – mango, orange, carrot, ginger, avocado
25% foods – unsweetened soy milk, bread

Easy Fruit Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your fruit salad as dessert. It would be delicious with a lasagna dinner with a side of broccoli and roasted carrots.

75% water-fiber foods – blueberries, peaches, strawberries, kiwi, carrots, broccoli
25% foods – honey, lasagna

Raspberry Peach Nice Cream

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Nice Cream is a delicious end to a grilled meal of veggie kabobs and fish with a side of black beans. Don’t eat fish? Grill up some tofu instead.

75% water-fiber foods – banana, raspberries, peaches, kabob veggies (squash/tomato/mushrooms/peppers), black beans
25% foods – fish or tofu

Fruity Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy this fruity breakfast as listed in the recipe.

75% water-fiber foods – quinoa, banana, pineapple, cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew, blueberries, mango
25% foods – unsweetened almond milk, maple syrup

Recipe Note: For more stable blood sugars, skip the maple syrup. The fruit alone will really sweeten your breakfast.

Water-fiber foods are 75% zone foods – whole, unprocessed fruits, vegetables, beans and cooked whole grains. For a more detailed explanation, watch Lesson 1.

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