Whether you, your spouse, or your kids dislike veggies or just don’t know how else to add more, these recipes with vegetables will be a game-changer!
But first, watch this quick video with simple tricks on how to eat more vegetables in a day at every meal.
How Many Servings of Vegetables Should Be Eaten Per Day?
While the number of servings may vary depending on your age, sex, height, and weight, adults should eat 2 or 3 cups of vegetables per day, according to nutritional guidelines.
How much is 1 cup? When it comes to raw or cooked veggies or vegetable juice, 1 cup is 1 cup, but when we talk about raw leafy greens, 2 cups of greens is equivalent to 1 cup of vegetables.
That said, it’s not about measuring ingredients at every meal, it’s about adding more veggies to your meals by making little swaps, or adding them to your favorite foods.
How to Eat More Vegetables for Breakfast
Breakfast is my favorite meal to eat more vegetables. Breakfast? Yes! I know that we often think veggies = salads, so lunch and dinner seem to be the obvious moment of the day to get more veggies. But breakfast can be a great start!
The reason why I love to eat my veggies in the morning is that I found out that when I make sure my body has what it needs to thrive earlier, I feel better the rest of the day!
So, how to eat more vegetables for breakfast? These recipes are classic morning meals that can offer a good serving of greens.
How to Eat More Veggies at Lunch
At lunch, veggies can steal the show! There are so many delicious recipes you can enjoy while you give your body minerals, vitamins, and nutrients. Vegetables are also a great source of fiber, which keeps you full for several hours, so is less likely that you snack before dinner!
You can eat more vegetables by enjoying them as a salad or a side dish, but also by doing simple swaps, like using spinach tortillas for your lunch wraps instead of plain ones.
Recipes like the ones below are easy, tasty, and a terrific way to add more veggies to your daily rotation:
How to Eat More Vegetables at Dinner
Dinner is the easiest time to get more veggies on the table, but with a little extra effort, you can get even more servings into your day! It’s not about changing your diet all of a sudden, but just adding a little more to every meal.
I know green is not picky eaters’ favorite color, but how can anyone resist vegetables when you have these delicious dishes for dinner?