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Tips to increase produce intake and make other healthy shifts in your lifestyle. 

• Make at least half your plate vegetables. 

• When eating out, consider what you can switch out for veggies. 

• Use frozen vegetables.  

• Try to eat a big salad as your main course for lunch or dinner. 

• Substitute plant proteins for animal proteins. 



Jessica walks through some common daily meals and tells how you can tweak them to be more healthful.

Red Curry Vegetables

Garbanzo Bean & Tomato Salad

Almond Butter and Banana-Blueberry Tartines

Black Bean Quesadillas

Super Antioxidant Chili

Peanutty Tofu & Soba Noodle Salad

Garden Lentil Soup

Soft Tacos with Corn Salsa

Kale Chips



How can you "eat a rainbow" and why is it so important?

How to pack more fruits and veggies in your children's lunches. 

How do you incorporate wine into your diet?

Olive oil vs. coconut oil


Listener Question

What should I do if I don't like kale?

Jessica mentions her kale chip recipe in her answer.



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Gelson's Registered Dietitian, Jessica Siegel, has a Masters in Public Health. However, she is not a doctor and her nutritional recommendations are not tailored to specific health problems. Always consult your physician before beginning any nutritional program. 


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