Pack a Summer Picnic!
The hazy, lazy days of summer
are here, and life is a little better lived in the
great outdoors. Fresh air, sunshine,
and exercise only make you appreciate a good meal even
more. Why go indoors for meals when you can take a delicious
picnic to the park, the beach, or a friend’s backyard?
The Fresh1 can help you create a picnic basket packed with
fresh, nutritious foods that will help fuel your summer
adventures. Grab a blanket, a picnic basket, and some of
summer’s tastiest offering for a delicious and
Produce To Go!
What makes a good picnic? Build-your-own sandwiches
are a crowd pleaser, and a terrific way to get
a good assortment of fresh vegetables into your
diet. Pack cold cuts, cheese, and veggies such as tomatoes,
lettuce, bell peppers, sprouts, and avocado to
custom sandwiches everyone will enjoy. Try a
pasta salad with fresh vegetables, such as our
featured recipe, for a special meal. Fresh fruit
is a great
dessert, and sweet plums, peaches, and nectarines
are at their very best this time of year.
Broccoli and Cauliflower
Cooked or fresh, this powerful pair of cruciferous
vegetables make every meal healthier—and tastier!
They complement each other in taste, texture and appearance,
and they share a number of important nutritional qualities
as well. Try our featured recipe for a delicious way
to get both of these vegetables into one meal. Or keep
a container full of chopped, raw veggies in your refrigerator
and turn to them when you want a snack that does more
than fill you up.
Broccoli (about | recipes)
Broccoli has only 25 calories per
serving and is high in vitamins A and C, folic acid,
and beta-carotene. It also contains powerful phytochemicals
that have been associated with a lowered risk of
Cauliflower (about | recipes)
Cauliflower is another low-calorie treat, and like
broccoli is rich in potassium, vitamin C, and folic
acid. It also has vitamin B6, riboflavin, and niacin.
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