Variety is the spice of life and food!

Are you choosing the same foods and getting bored with your everyday meals?  A variety of foods, colors and textures will help you enjoy your meals while getting the nutrients you need to fuel your active lifestyle. Challenge yourself to enjoy something new with these three tips:

grainsChoose a grain you’ve never tried before on your next grocery store visit, for example, quinoa, couscous, farro and buckwheat provide additional protein and fiber.

 

Try this recipe: Whole Grain Veggie Fried Rice

 

colorsEat the colors of a rainbow. Eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables help boost immunity and muscle recovery after exercise.

 

Try this recipe: Chick Pea Cucumber & Kale Tomato Cup

 

protein varietyIncorporate a variety of proteins like eggs, nuts, beef, poultry, fish and dairy to help build and rebuild the muscles that fuel your active body.

 

Try this recipe: Vegetable-Mango Beef Stirfry 

 

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