Veggies and fruit can be a really tasty and handy snack food that is easily carried to anywhere you need to go. You can include them in almost every meal and they are the most important part if you want to maintain a healthy and well balanced diet. The warmest suggestions how you can make the best out of your fruit and veggies would be to always keep a snack size veggie and fruit portions that you can easily access. For example, a salad would be a good example of how you can have a tasty and nutritious snack without having to buy or eat any of the unhealthy snacks like chips or any deep fried snacks. Always keep fresh fruit in your sight. This is easily done if you keep it on the table or the bench.
Add more fruit and veggies to your favorite recipes and meals. Just enrich your usual menu with some added veggies and you are good to go. Also, you can make your meals much more interesting if you start using the variety of colors and texture of both fruit and vegetables. Not to mention that your meals will become a lot healthier if you do. By experimenting with these combinations, you can even discover some new ways of serving veggies and fruit and thus, improve your cooking skills. Some fruit goes well with veggies so making a salad is the best way to get the best of both. Meat and vegetables are always going very well together so meat and veggies stirfries is a good solution too. It is always best to eat fruit and veggies raw if it is possible. There are a lot of different veggie soups.
There is a disbelief that all fruit juice is healthy and good for you. What people do not know is that fruit juice does not contain the same amount of healthy and good nutrients as fresh fruit at all. The biggest problem is that the fruit juice is full of sugars, lots of sugars of all types. Some of them are good for you but, most of them are really bad for your health. They are natural but that does not necessarily mean that they are good for your health. It is always better to eat the fresh fruit and drink a glass of water instead.
Avoid bruising by using a sharp knife. Try veggies or fruit pureed into smoothies. Always cut off only the inedible parts. Usually, the best and the most useful nutrients are found in the skin or leaves or just below the skin. If it is possible, use monounsaturated cooking oils and stirfry, grill or steam and bake methods. You can reduce nutrient loss if you don’t overcook your veggies, a lot. Avoid creamy sauces and butter or sour cream. You can use vegetable pestos.