Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A Colorful Diet = Optimum Nutrition!

Pink, red, orange, yellow, green, purple and blue. These are not the hot fashion colors for spring, but the colors that should be represented on your plate daily.  Here are some food suggestions by color as well as some delicious and nutritious recipes.

Pink:  grapefruit, raspberries, salmon
Red:  tomatoes, steak, red potatoes, red onions, chile pepper
Orange:  oranges, mangoes, peaches
Yellow:  pineapples, lemons, honey
Green:  lettuce, edamame, mint, cucumbers, parsley
Blue:  blueberries, blue cheese
Purple:  grapes, plums

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