Ready for fresh veggies? Get healthy this summer since June is Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month!
Today we have the Top 5 Fresh Veggies for summer.

Avocado. Who doesn't love an avocado in the summer?
There's so many options from the basic guacamole to a unique
avocado mac & cheese. In the hot summer, no one wants to turn
on the oven or stove. Avocados are great because they don't have
to be cooked, just throw them on a sandwich or add salt and
enjoy alone.

Nutrition Facts:
          • 50 calories
          • 2 grams of fiber
          • Source of good fat (low in cholesterol)



Fresh Spinach. Once again, this is a great vegetable that doesn't
need to be cooked. Prepare a great salad by adding some beans,
tomatoes, croutons, and dressing.

Nutrition Facts:
         • Only 7 calories per serving
         • 1 gram of fiber
         • Great source of Vitamins A, C, E and other nutrients


 
Eggplant. Perfect to throw on the grill for a few minutes with
a little bit of oil. In the cooler weather, it can also be stuffed or
breaded for a rounded meal. They even look pretty in a fruit or
vegetable bowl/basket!

Nutrition Facts:
         • 20 calories
         • 3 grams of fiber
         • Great source of Potassium




Zucchini. Zucchini boats anyone? Cut these in half down the
 length of the zucchini and make cheese-filled boats for an
 appetizer. Or, cut the zucchini into rounds and grill it on the
 BBQ for a dinner veggie.

 Nutrition Facts:
         • Only 14 calories
         • 1 gram of fiber
         • Good source of Riboflavin, Thiamin, Niacin,
             and Vitamin B6 (the energy vitamin!)

Asparagus. They are practically cancer-fighting sticks!
Asparagus can actually be really tasty with a little bit of
oil, garlic, and salt. BBQ them to desire crispness and
start fighting that cancer!

Nutrition Facts:
        • 20 calories per serving (about 6 spears)
        • 2 grams of protein
        • Great source of fiber and iron





Good luck with your healthy eating,
and enjoy those fresh fruits and veggies!

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