1.) Add veggies to your meatballs/kebabs/minces 🍅
--> Onions, garlic, zucchini and tomatoes blend beautifully + add moisture!
2.) Eat a wide variety of colorful in-season vegetables every day 🍛
--> Bowls, stir fry, curry and soups are great for this !
3.) Veggie bowls at breakfast 🥑
--> The perfect opportunity to get plenty of vitamins + minerals, healthy fats, fiber + protein in one shot and a great use of left overs!!
4.) Add beans, lentils or mushrooms to your minced meat 🍄
--> Black beans + grass-fed ground beef for tacos and lentils + ground turkey for lasagna
5.) Wrap your main in lettuce 🥬
-->Great for tacos, stir fry, noodles, grilled meat, sandwiches, etc. The possibilities are endless and the crunch is unbeatable!!
6.) Add equal parts zucchini or spaghetti squash to all your pasta 🍝
7.) Use zucchini, yellow squash, spaghetti squash, bell peppers, tomatoes and/or eggplant as the base of your dish! 🍆
--> Zucchini Boats, Spaghetti Squash Burritos, Stuffed Peppers, Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes, Stuffed Eggplant, etc.
8.) Add an assortment of finely chopped colorful veggies to all casseroles 🥕🥦🍆
--> Even enchiladas and other things that don't traditionally call for veggies!
9.) Put "Flare Free Sprinkles" on top of everything 🧂
--> Stay tuned for what this is!
10.) Mix your gluten free grains 🍚
--> Cut brown rice with black rice, cut quinoa with millet, etc.
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