Five pieces of fruit or vegetables a day, how?
Therefore, we will try to offer alternatives to achieve take 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day. So that you can choose the one that suits your lifestyle and, with a slight change of habits, be conformed easily incorporated into your daily routine as necessary for your health, improving your quality of life.
If you do not like the fruit, starting with the most accepting. You can eat strawberries, bananas, cherries or one you like each day.
Try entering the fruit in small amount (half a block or half mango) in your salads or combine it with foods you really like. Useful to complement your meat and fish dishes. For example: pineapple chicken drumsticks grilled pork chops with apple slices ... Boost your imagination, so do not get bored eating.
Try smoothies or shakes, is an original way of introducing them into your daily diet. They are ideal for dessert or for breakfast or snack. Blender / Mixer + 2-3 pieces of fruit + milk. For example, you can use papaya and orange, apple and lemon, banana and pear, pineapple and kiwi. You can add sugar to taste and so will complete your meal with a rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and calcium of milk. Perfect Morning Shake to revitalize your day!
Enter your vegetables in all your dishes. Both the first and second course, or as a garnish. You can do it in salads (green, tropical, temperate, Iberian, etc..). Play with the ingredients, you can change them and introduce something new every week, like celery, bean sprouts, endive, cabbage, beets ... You have to eat all the colors! There are also fried, mashed or creams. One way to eat is mashed cooked vegetables and serve them for meat and fish sauces.
Another technique is to cook it, cook or bake with a little sugar or honey to make compotes of fruit (apple, pear) and use it either as dessert or to prepare a sauce for meat or fish.
The natural juices are a good choice for breakfast, mid-morning or afternoon snack. But even they do not forget to eat some more pieces of fresh fruit a day and you will make an adequate amount of fiber.
You always have fun recipes vegetable: pepper skewers, cherry tomatoes, onion, shrimp.
Breaded or scalloped, baked, mixed with cheese and endless compositions that you can imagine.