Having a hard time getting your daily dose of vegetables? Here are five easy recipes that will help satisfy your body’s nutrient requirements. Packed with vitamins, fiber, and few calories, vegetables are an excellent addition to any meal. They are proven to lower the risk of strokes and heart attacks while nourishing your body with fiber and vitamins. These easy recipes are a must try!
Sliders are a year-round favorite, but those buns won’t help your waistline—especially, if you can’t help having more than one! Replace that bread bun with two slices of zucchini to not only give your sliders a crunch, but lower the carbs and calories. Visit Domestic Fits for the recipe.
Known as a low-carb recipe, this dish is healthy twist on one of America’s classic cuisines. The eggplant serves as an alternative to bread, eliminating excess carbs, while the easy homemade sauce eliminates any artificial additives often found in store bought pizza sauce. Even better, eggplant is an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and vitamin K. This new take on pizza will surely satisfy anyone’s taste buds! Visit Kalyn’s Kitchen for the recipe.
Get the pleasure of eating spaghetti without all the carbs. Spaghetti squash is a quick, tasty way to integrate extra nutrients into your diet. This easy-to-make recipe can be customized to anyone’s tastebuds. Add cheese, bacon, and eggs for a satisfying breakfast, or make it like your favorite cheesy pasta dish for dinner. Watch this Tasty video recipe.
Quesadillas are a favorite amongst many but are often times a high-fat, low-fiber meal with no vegetables in sight. These tasty quesadillas are filled with freshly roasted vegetables and wrapped in a whole-grain tortilla to give your body a good source of whole grains, fiber, and vitamins. Visit Domesticate Me for the recipe.
Mac ‘n’ cheese is an American classic and a favorite especially among kids. Unfortunately, it is a high-carb, high-fat meal with few nutrients. This quinoa mac ‘n’ cheese is packed with protein, and filled with essential vitamins. Even better, it can be made in one pot in no more than 20 minutes. This new twist on mac ‘n’ cheese is worth a try! Visit Simply Quinoa for the recipe.
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