I just got my entire day’s worth of fruit and veggies in 20 minutes. Let me show you.
First, I had a Mexican Style Salad.
- Red Leaf Lettuce, no slug (0 pts)
- Fresh cilantro (0 pts)
- New Jersey Corn (1 pt)
- 1/2 cup canned black beans (1 pt)
- 1 oz 75% RF Cabot Cheddar (1 pt)
- Salsa (0 pts)
- 1/2 serving baked tostitos (1 pt)
On the side, I steamed some broccoli (0 pts)
And then had 2 baby cucumbers sliced, and 1 cup of cherries.
Everything that I ate (besides the canned black beans, cheese, salsa, and baked tortilla chips) was organic and from a local farm. It was so filling and satisfying, and the whole huge meal was only 5 points. As you can probably venture to guess, I’m trying to use up all the fruits and veggies I have because I have a new farm share box coming tomorrow! Normally I won’t have a problem using up everything but because I’ve been traveling on the weekends, its been tough trying to use it all.
What are some of your favorite ways to add extra flavor to meals, without adding too many calories? Adding fresh herbs to a salad is one of my favorite ways to add tons of flavor with minimal calories. I also love to use garlic and vinegar in cooking, and salsa for salad dressings, dip, or as a topping on baked potato.