From time to time, it can be easy to fall in a rut with your fruit and vegetable routine. Try something new and keep yourself nourished with these winning fruit and vegetable combinations!
Cucumber & Melon
Dice cucumber and melon into a fresh salsa with crisp mint, thinly sliced and seeded jalapeño pepper, and fresh lime juice.
Oranges & Beets
Layer sliced oranges and cooked beets on a platter, topped with fresh thyme, thinly sliced red onion, a spritz of fresh lemon juice, and a few drops of honey.
Fennel & Apple
Toss together thinly sliced fennel and julienned apple with a dressing made of equal parts apple cider vinegar and olive oil. Add in walnuts, sunflower seeds, or shaved celery.
Swiss Chard & Pear
Roast halved pears in a 375°F oven for 15 minutes and place on a bed of chopped, stemmed Swiss chard. Drizzle with your favorite vinaigrette and shaved Parmesan.
Sarah Mattison Berndt, MS, RD, CD
Owner Fit Fresh Cuisine & Hybrid Athletic Club