40 Recipes To Help You Eat More Fruit & Veggies

June 13th, 2018

 By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, CSOWM, RDN, LDN


June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month.  I find in my practice that most people (me included) don’t eat enough fresh fruit and veggies.  One of the easiest ways to eat more fruit and vegetables is to add both to your meals. I asked dietitians from across the country to share their favorite recipes that include both fruit and vegetables.  Here are 40 recipes to help you eat more fresh fruit and vegetables.


Mini Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa   – Nourished Simply

Herb Avocado Dip – Shahzadi Devje

Peach, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa – Nutrition Starring You

Kiwi Pineapple Salsa – Nourished Simply



Green Smoothie – Nourished Simply

Pineapple Ginger Smoothie – Nourishing Plate


Side Dishes

Raspberry Zucchini Carrot Coleslaw – Jeanette Kimszal

Citrus Asian Coleslaw – Healthy Inspiration

Sweet Cranberry and Apple Lentils – Amy Gorin


Main Dishes

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Shrimp Veggie Kabobs with Wild Blueberry BBQ Sauce – Kara Lydon

Sausage Squash and Apples – Smart Nutrition

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Tacos with Grilled Bananas – Rachael Hartley

Leftover turkey salad – Nourished Simply

Grilled Chicken and Nectarine Salad – Jenny Shea Rawn

Summer Chicken Salad  – Nourished Simply

Blueberry Pecan Chicken Salad – Lone Star Nutrition

Autumn Salad with Roasted Chicken – Edwina Clark

Green Salad with Chicken, Strawberries, & Goat Cheese – Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Fresh Peach Salsa with Chicken – Kroll’s Korner

Summer Strawberry Chicken Salad – Bucket List Tummy



Harvest Salad – Nourished Simply

Mango Salsa Salad – Food Coach for Me

Kale Apple Salad  – Nourished Simply

Strawberry Spinach Salad  – Nourished Simply

Cosi Copycat Salad – Nourished Simply

Citrus Beet Salad – Lively Table

Healthy Broccoli Salad – Nutritionist Reviews

Honey-Glazed Poppy Seed Salmon Salad – Stacey Mattinson

Kiwi Herb Salad with Pistachios and Orange Dressing – Sharon Palmer

Breakfast Salad with Blueberry Dijon Dressing – Sinful Nutrition

Warm Kale & Brussels Salad – Sweat and Glow

Make Ahead Lunch Kale Salad – Jessica Ivey

Berry Bacon Salad – Hungry Hobby

Watermelon Feta Salad – Marisa Moore

Beet, Walnut and Egg salad – Nutrition Hungry

Grilled Hoisin Steak Salad – The Nutrition Adventure

Super Crunch Salad – Tasty Balance Nutrition

Broccoli Salad with Dried Cranberries and Bacon – Betsy Ramirez

Citrus Salmon and Beet Salad – Beautiful Eats & Things


Jennifer Pullman MA, CSOWM, RDN, LDN has been a practicing dietitian since 2001.  Since 2007 Jen has solely worked with patients undergoing weight loss surgery including Roux Y gastric bypass, lap-bands, and sleeve gastrectomy.  In addition to her work as a bariatric dietitian Jen runs two blogs: www.nourishedsimply.com a general nutrition and recipe blog and www.bariatricbits.com a website dedicated to providing nutrition information for weight loss surgery patients.


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