|The MyPlate.gov Blue Plate Special|
Many of us learned to plan meals from our mothers or home economics teachers by listing the main course, and then the side dishes. However, there is a better way.
Since vegetables and fruits should form the majority of a healthy diet and take up half of your My Plate dinner, start your plan by deciding which vegetables and fruits to serve. Then follow up by thinking of a complementary protein (not necessarily meat) and other meal elements.
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