10 Ways to Sneak More Veggies Into Your Meals

Start eating healthier by adding or swapping vegetables in your meals. Get started with these tips and recipes!

10 Ways to Sneak More Veggies Into Your Meals

If you’re like many people, you might not be eating enough vegetables every day. Your recommended vegetable intake will vary depending on your age, gender, and other factors, but the general rule is to eat at least two to three cups of vegetables daily. The 2015–2020 dietary guidelines for Americans recommend eating “a variety of vegetables, including legumes (beans and peas), dark green, red, orange, starchy, and other vegetables.” Make healthy eating a reality by swapping or adding vegetables into your breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and even desserts. Get started with these delicious ideas.

Swap Pasta for Vegetable Noodles

Peel or spiralize vegetables like carrots, parsnips, and zucchini into thin noodle strands and use it as a base for a veggie bowl, with meatballs, or under marinara sauce or pesto. It’s just as satisfying as your regular spaghetti, and you won’t miss the extra carbs. Give these faux noodles a try with this Roasted Vegetables on Zucchini “Pasta” recipe.

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