If you're moderately active, you should be eating between 2 ½ - 3 cups of vegetables per day. What’s more, vegetable are pretty dang perfect when it comes to weight loss. They’re low in calories, high in vitamins and fiber, they have almost NO adverse effect on blood sugar, and there’s LOTS to choose from!

So this week your challenge is to add vegetables to every meal.

Not sure where to start? Here are some ways you can add more vegetables to your meals:

  1. Make a vegetable based soup.

  2. Give vegetable noodles a try - using a peeler, or spiralizer, you can use just about any vegetable to make a pasta replacement.

  3. Make a quiche - it’s hard to beat a quiche when it comes to a yummy, easy-to-make, veggie packed meal.

  4. Drink your veggies! Add vegetables to your smoothies. Adding spinach and kale to smoothies is an easy way to get more nutrients. Just 1 cup of kale provides 206% of your daily needs for vitamin A, 134% for vitamin C and 684% for vitamin K.

  5. Just say ‘no’ to the bun. Try a lettuce wrap.

  6. Make a cauliflower crust.

  7. Bake some avocado brownies.

  8. Make your own veggie burgers.

  9. Eat vegetables for breakfast. Try the Perfect Breakfast Casserole.

  10. Got the munchies? Snack on veggies!

What other tips, and strategies do you have for fitting in more vegetables? Do you have any quick go-to recipes or resources for eating vegetables at breakfast, lunch, and dinner? What helps you enjoy vegetables at every meal? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

For more details on the challenge, including how to earn your points for completing it, go here: https://community.fitera.com/contests/view/250

Good luck!