You are here: Home » For Moms » MyPlate Fits in a Bowl MyPlate Fits in a Bowl For Moms,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/myplate-fits-in-a-bowl/ by Candace FloydJuly 20, 2012 A soup brimming with vegetables, lean meats and whole grains like corn and topped with grated cheese or a dollop of yogurt is the perfect nutritional prescription. http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/my_plate_poster.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Last year the government revealed a nutrition prescription for our plates. With the healthy MyPlate model, it’s easy to picture a dinner plate with fruits and vegetables filling half, lean protein filling a quarter, and whole grains filling the rest. Low-fat milk fills the dairy beverage glass. It may be even simpler to visualize how MyPlate could fit into a bowl: Think soups and stews brimming with a cornucopia of vegetables, lean meats, whole grains like corn, and topped with grated cheese or a dollop of yogurt. This Tortilla Meatball Soup could just become not only “my” plate, but “your” plate, too. By Serena Ball, a registered dietitian in Chicago. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Tortilla Meatball Soup A soup brimming with veggies, lean meat, whole grain corn and low-fat dairy.