Color Me Healthy

For Moms,How-To,Ingredient
January 19, 2012

Use a colorful palette to paint a fun and fresh meal for your kids!

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Colorful foods contain nutrients that are good for you. 
Eat at least two colors (servings) everyday—four is better.

 
See how many different colors you can include on your plate:
 
Reds- Loaded with Vitamin C and Lycopene
Tomatoes
Red bell peppers
Strawberries
Red grapefruit
Raspberries
 
White
Milk
Cauliflower
Apples, pears
Yogurt
 
Greens- Packed with Vitamin C and Fiber
Green beans
Spinach, greens
Parsley
Green bell peppers
Broccoli
Brussels sprouts
Asparagus
Edamame
Kiwi
Arugula
 
Oranges- High in Beta Carotene, Vitamin A, Antioxidants, Vitamin C and Fiber
Sweet potatoes
Oranges, orange juice
Pumpkins, squash
Dried apricots
Orange bell peppers
Peaches
Mangoes
Carrots
 
Yellow
Bell peppers
Lemons
 
Blue
Blueberries
Grapes (raisins) 
Blackberries 
 

Cauliflower Potato Mash

Using mashed potatoes as a base, this cauliflower can be eaten as a side dish or stuffed back into potato shells

Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Topped with fresh blueberries and a sweet crumb, this breakfast cake feeds a crowd.

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