It's Spring and summer is around the corner! It is absolutely beautiful outside, and honestly it is my favorite time to get creative with juicy fresh fruits and vegetables. How lucky are we? The markets are in abundance of fresh colors ready to be consumed! Right now mango's, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, pineapple, avocado's, beets, tomatoes,and spinach are in peak season to name a few of my favorites. I am loving seeing the colors, but to be honest I am twenty times more excited to taste the freshness. Now, here are some ideas on how to keep your fruits and veggies on the top of your priority list when it comes to your daily meals.
Breakfast tips: - Green smoothie - Fresh fruits and veggies- SIMPLY JUICE THEM! - Sliced bowl of fresh fruit topped with fat-free greek yogurt. - Egg white omelette with fresh chopped veggies. - Whole grain toast topped with avocado and spices. - Whole grian toast topped with cottage cheese and fruit. Snack tips: - Bowl of fruit,chia seeds, and mint. - Piece of fruit - Green smoothie - Bowl of fresh chopped vegetables spritzed with lime, and served with a lime quinoa. Lunch: - Salad with tons of fresh veggies, fruit, seeds/nuts. - Sushi paper wrapped around tons of veggies and fruit. - Fish, chicken, tempeh, or quinoa topped with a homemade fruit salsa served with an amazing small seasonal balsamic drizzled salad. Dinner: - Eggplant grilled with a balsamic glaze served with a side of mango &strawberry mixed greens salad. - Grilled hearts of romaine topped with a lemon grilled fish/chicken/tofu/tempeh/turkey/(or lemon infused grain) topped with homemade salsa- - Yummy seasonal tacos Now get to cookin', or better yet EATIN'