Easy Ways to Work More Vegetables in Your Diet Without a Fuss

Veggies Are Loaded With Micronutrients And Antioxidants. (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Here are some easy ways to work more veggies into your diet, even for the pickiest of eaters

Veggies for Breakfast?

Many of us already enjoy eggs for breakfast. This a great way to start the day, as eggs are a good source of protein and other essential nutrients. Why not add a few veggies to the mix to help boost the nutritional value of your morning meal? It’s super easy to toss in leftover veggies from last night’s dinner, or throw in some spinach and diced tomatoes. It’s so effortless, but often overlooked.

Add Few Veggies To Help Boost The Nutritional Value Of Your Morning Meal (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Lunchtime Veggies

An easy way to get a serving of vegetables at lunchtime is to create a delicious salad. I know; many of you think salads are boring — but they do not have to be. Toss in 2 cups of your preferred salad greens, top with as many non-starchy veggies as you like, pick a lean protein source, and finish off with a healthy fat. The options are limitless.

Lunchtime Veggies (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Dinnertime Veggies

This is most likely the meal where most of us make an effort to include a vegetable. It’s pretty easy to add a side of broccoli or carrots to any meal. However, they don’t always have to be served as a side dish. Why not make veggies the star of the meal with your protein and carbs taking on a secondary role?

Zucchini Noodles Are Used As An Alternative To Traditional White Pasta (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Veggie Snacks

I’m not talking about those puffed veggies chips that hardly contain any real vegetables and are more like plain old potato chips. I’m talking about delicious, easy-to-make veggie fries. Sliced zucchini, carrots, green beans, and even avocado will do. Just lightly bread them and bake until crispy. Of course, you can slice them into chips, add some olive oil and salt, and bake for a nutritious alternative to your favorite chip.

Bottom Line on Getting More Veggies Into Your Diet

There are so many ways to include a variety of delicious vegetables to any meal or snack. After all, they are the most nutrient-dense foods that offer an abundance of vitamins and minerals to help reduce your risk for chronic diseases and heal and repair the body post-workout. You can even try plant-based proteins. Additionally, since they are low in calories and high in fiber, they are perfect for anyone trying to drop some weight.

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