a veggie a day

tasty ways to eat more vegetables


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Ramsi’s tortellini graciella pasta

Ramsi's pasta

This delicious pasta at Ramsi’s Cafe on the World will give you a serving of broccoli and tomatoes without you even realizing that you’re eating vegetables.

I asked for blackened chicken, because that’s what the waitress recommended, and it was an awesome combination with the creamy pesto sauce!

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chicken and vegetable dish from El Alcapulco

chicken & vegetables

Usually Mexican restaurants don’t make me think of healthy food.  That’s why I was so surprised when I saw Pollo Sinaloense on the menu at El Alcapulco.  The platter came out with grilled chicken, red peppers, yellow peppers, asparagus, squash, zuccini, broccoli and onions. It was so delicious! Even before I put shredded cheese and queso on it.. I highly recommend this great dish!


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Add a side of peppers to your kid’s naked queso burrito from Qdoba :)

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I love Qdoba!! And since I eat there at least once a week, I decided to add a side of peppers to my usual meal  to get in a serving of veggies.  I’ve been ordering  a kid’s naked chicken queso burrito instead of the adult one, which ends up being about 500 calories, rather than  955 calories.  The whole meal costs $5.07 and includes milk and a side of chips or beans.  I chop up the red and green peppers with a plastic knife and add them to my meal.  It doesn’t take too long, and it tastes delicious!!

This is how I order my naked queso burrito:

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