If you’re trying to work in more veggies, you’re going to love this month’s 1-day, 2-pounds-of-vegetables post! As always, you’ll get tasty tips for working veggies into your menu. However, you’ll also find 3 delicious whole-food, plant-based (WFPB) recipes from around the web. Each is fast and … [Read more...]
How to Eat 2 Pounds of Vegetables a Day
Want easy ways to work more vegetables into your day? You’re in the right place! One day a month I make it my mission to eat at least 2 pounds of vegetables—and share exactly what’s on the menu with you.
Why 2 pounds? I got the idea from Dr. Joel Fuhrman, who promotes a nutritarian diet for health--including 2 pounds of vegetables a day. Since I’m all about dodging disease, I’m a fan of his plan. You'll find a vegetable tally and the day’s nutrition facts (calories, protein, etc.) at the end of each post.
Ready to get inspired? Read on for fast and tasty ways to get your veggies!
Are you trying to eat more vegetables? Me too! So once a month, I challenge myself to eat 2 pounds of vegetables in 1 day. And this month's theme is sweet potatoes. That's mostly because I love them, but it's also in honor of Cook a Sweet Potato Day, celebrated every year on February 22nd. In … [Read more...]
Want to see a day packed with lightning-fast vegetables? Read on! This month, I’ll show you how to eat 2 pounds of delicious vegetables in 1 day—with no veggie taking more than 5 minutes of hands-on time to prepare. I've also included 3 easy tips for eating more vegetables with less effort. … [Read more...]
Are you trying to eat more vegetables? You’re in the right place! Once a month I make it my mission to eat at least 2 pounds of vegetables in one day—and share the menu with you. I also tally up my veggies eaten to see if I reached my 2-pound goal. By popular demand, I also include nutrition … [Read more...]
Are you trying to eat more vegetables? You’re in the right place! Once a month I make it my mission to eat at least 2 pounds of vegetables in one day—and share the menu with you. I also tally up the veggies eaten to see if I reached my 2-pound goal. (I've made it every month so far. I think I have a … [Read more...]
Want to know what 2 pounds of vegetables a day looks like? You're in the right place! One day per month I make it my mission to eat at least 2 pounds of vegetables—and share exactly what's on the menu with you. … [Read more...]
Are you ready for day packed with delicious vegetables—with minimal effort? If so, this post is for you! I'll show you how to eat 2 pounds of yummy vegetables in 1 day with 10 minutes of prep time total. (How's that for lazy?) I'll also share 4 easy hacks for veggie-rich meals and snacks. The … [Read more...]
Are you trying to work more veggies into your day? Me too! They're slimming, filling, and oh-so-good for you. That's why the Veggie Quest 2-pounds-a-day challenge is probably my favorite blog post each month. Of course, I can't claim to have thought up the 2-pound idea. Rather, I got it from Dr. … [Read more...]
Now that I’m done with nutrition classes, I’ve had some time to breathe. I took a Memorial Day vacation to West Virginia with my husband and in-laws, scrubbed down my kitchen, and even caught up on filing. What can I say, I'm a wild woman! Oh, and I turned 35. Happy birthday to me. :-) … [Read more...]
As you may have noticed, I haven't posted on Veggie Quest in awhile. That's partly because I've been researching a new media project. (More to come on that later!) But, alas, it's mostly due to the fact that I've been off the wagon big time. And when you have a blog focused on healthy eating and … [Read more...]