Sunday, November 24, 2013
Main Challenge (30 Points): For 30 points this week we will eat a rainbow!!
For each day that you eat at least 4 colors (or combined colors) of the rainbow you get 5 points. That means you either get 5 points or 0 points for each day. You have to eat at least 1/2 serving for it to count. Let’s see if we can all end this challenge as winners!
Copy and paste daily:
Yellow/Orange: yellow peppers
Green: peppers, jalepenos
White: onion, potato
Points for today: 5
Suggestions of colorful fruits and vegetables. (These are only suggestions)
Red: red apples, beets, cherries, cranberries, pink grapefruit, red grapes, red peppers, pomegranates, red potatoes, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, and watermelon.
Orange/Yellow: yellow apples, apricots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, carrots, grapefruit, lemons, mangoes, nectarines, oranges, papayas, peaches, pears, yellow peppers, pineapple, pumpkin, rutabagas, yellow summer or winter squash sweet corn, sweet potatoes, tangerines, and yellow tomatoes.
Green: green apples, artichokes, asparagus, avocados, green beans, broccoli, brussel sprouts, green cabbage, cucumbers, green grapes, honeydew melon, kiwi, lettuce, limes, green onions, peas, green pepper, spinach, and zucchini.
Blue/Purple: blackberries, blueberries, eggplant, figs, plums, prunes, purple grapes, and raisins.
White: bananas, cauliflower, garlic, ginger, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, and turnips. * If you peel your apples, they can also be considered white.
Bonus Challenge (20 points): try a vegetable AND a fruit you have never eaten before. Blog or post on the team post if you liked or disliked the new food.