10 HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES

1.  BANANAS – Fiber, potassium keeps blood pressure in check.

  
 
 
 2.  BEANS – Fiber, protein, iron, B vitamins, zinc, magnesium, antioxidants.
  
  3.  BERRIES – Antioxidants, boost brain power.
 
  
 
4.  APPLES – Fiber, protects brain cells from tissue damaging free radicals
 
 
 
5.  OATMEAL – Fiber, omega-3‘s, helps burn belly fat
  
 
6.  SALMON – Improves mood, omega 3’s
 
 
 
 
  7.  SPINACH – Loaded with vitamins C, K, A & folate, great brain food, improves mood
 
  
 
8.  YOGURT – Boost immune system, protein
 
 
 9.  KIWI – Vitamin C, potassium
 
  
 
 
10.  PINEAPPLE –  Vitamin C, good for skin.  No knives?  Pick up easy to peel tangerines.
 
 
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10 Healthy Meals with Recipes

10 Healthy Meals with Recipes

By: Wendy Wu, R.D., M.S.

1) Marinated Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil in Whole Wheat Pita. Recipe.

Mozzarella, tomatoes, basil and garlic.

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

2) Sauteed Tofu with Mixed Veggies and Brown Rice. Recipe.

Tip: Throw in some mushrooms!

Mixed Veggies with Tofu and Brown Rice

3) Spinach and Chickpeas with Whole Wheat Pasta. Recipe.

Spinach and Chickpeas with Whole Wheat Pasta

4) Mesclun Salad with Tuna Fish, Avocado, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Cucumber, Mushrooms, Pumpkin seeds, Peppers with Red Vinegar and Olive Oil Dressing.

Mesclun Salad

5) Loaded Tacos filled with Shrimp, Corn Salsa, Guacamole and Cilantro. Recipe.

Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa

6) Curry Chicken with Brown Rice. Recipe.

Tip: Buy a jar of curry powder so you don’t need to get so many different kinds of spices.

Curried Chicken in Coconut Milk with Tomatoes and Mixed Veg

7) Homemade Sushi with Brown Rice (Shitake Mushroom and Spinach or Avocado, Shrimp, Cucumber, and Carrots). Recipe.

Shitake Mushroom and Spinach Sushi

8) Peanut Butter and Jelly with Whole Wheat Bread

Natural Peanut Butter and Jelly with Whole Wheat Bread

9) Homemade Pizza on a Pita. Recipe.

Tomato-Two Cheese Pizza with Mushroom and Basil

10) Chicken Soup with Whole Wheat Pasta. Recipe.

Quick chicken whole wheat pasta soup

Do you have any Healthy Meal ideas you’d like to share? Post them here.