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Cart Smarts: New year, more veggies

January 9, 2019

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends! We are officially in 2019, which means many of us are on our best behavior to reach this year’s new year resolutions.

Many of us start the new year by trying to eat healthier — eating less fast food, eating less sugary beverages, eating less sodium, and so on.

However, a more positive way in aiming to eat healthier is focusing on what you can eat versus focusing on foods or ingredients you should stay away from.

Focusing on eating more vegetables will bring ample benefits to your eating patterns along with helping you not dread foods that you should stay away from.

For example, for breakfast, look forward to a vegetable scramble filled with spinach, tomatoes, and avocados.

For a snack, as you drive home from work, enjoy sliced apples sprinkled with cinnamon. For dinner, try sweet potato noodles, vegetable quiche, cauliflower quinoa tacos, or the below recipe for winter vegetable soup.

Whatever your new year’s resolutions may be this year, look forward to consuming more flavorful, nutrient-dense veggies.

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