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More Fruit In The Day



I pack my fruit & cheese snack the night before, ready to grab & go the next morning.

I pack an apple & banana or grapes and apple, whatever. But the point is I grab 2 fruit items and they are what I have as my morning snack & afternoon snack. I don't miss daily fruit servings that way! :)

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  • I sneak in fruit in the mornings by putting strawberries, and/or blueberries and/or sliced bananas in my cereal. - by MALUANOVA
    This can be done with raisins by buying those small boxes and putting them in your car or purse or bag- they stay fresh longer than fruit and are always there. - by IAMALIGHTHOUSE
  • I cook a few frozen strawberries in with my morning oatmeal and then add 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries after it is finished cooking. It cools down the oatmeal and I get 2 fruit servings first thing in the morning. emoticon emoticon - by RHONDA_11
  • If you are worried about fresh fruit going bad, you can also keep those little containers of Dole pineapple tidbits (no sugar added) on hand. They are only 60 calories per container, packed in pineapple juice and give you 50% of your vitamin C. - by HEALTHYME47
  • i put frozen strawberries and blueberries in a food processor and soy milk drink it before i go to bed wnd wake up full of energy it fills you up - by DBAILEY0438
  • Prunes are a great snack, 5 prunes are 100 calories and very filling, also have a huge amount of anti-oxidents. - by BAREADER
  • I started to eat more fruit when I started eating it on an empty stomach. I read that tip somewhere, and it works for me. I might start my day with some watermelon or a banana. I use it as a snack, especially if I am hungry before bed. If I eat it with other foods, I can have some stomach discomfort. But, when I eat it alone, I love it! - by BAJANSEN1
  • I like frozen fruit smoothies. Mango is a favorite choice! - by JULIANNEC123
  • When I have a PB&J sandwich I slice two strawberries onto the sandwich. I strictly measure one tablespoon of peanut butter and two teaspoons of jam or jelly. emoticon - by NIAGCHRIS246
  • Fruit and veggies first! Terrific plan! emoticon - by APR574
  • I was just discussing fruit with my dad; I still have a hard time getting in my fruit servings. I hate to buy it because it is expensive and does not hold up very long. Dad told me my step-mom buys it and then washes everything as soon as she gets home and puts what can stay out in the fruit bowl on the counter for a quick grab snack. Then she separates the ones that go into the fridge into single servings and puts them in individual containers so again they are all ready to grab and go. I'm going to the store this weekend and I am going to pick up a few fruit items and some small storage bowls and try the same thing, but I think I'll bring most of it to work. My co-worker is also trying to lose weight and eat better so I figure we'll share and everything will be more likely to be eaten before it turns. - by SBHOUSER
  • This is my weak point. I am still struggling with eating enough fruits daily. - by ASHLESHA1
  • It's time I start snacking smart. I love those healthy items you wrote about. So glad I saw your post! - by ALLENJOSEPH
  • Fruit is a great snack or eaten as part of a meal. - by JOANN25
  • This thread reminds me to get back to unprocessed food snacking. I did buy some mangoes this week that look pretty spectacular. With spring coming, more fruit will be even easier. - by TORTOISE110
  • I'm good with fruit but need to find more ways of getting the veggies. I used to carry a bag of baby carrots, which I love, but can't chew them because of a ongoing tooth issue now. I still eat veggies but have to have them cooked.....same with apples. Don't really care for either of those cold though. - by 1LAZYCOOK
  • emoticon i love eating fruits, rally drinking it - by MARYMARTYMA1
  • BEEJANE1030
    while juice will give you the amount of fruits you need per day fresh or frozen will fill you stomach and keep you from over eating ,also it can satisfy a sweet craving plus it adds fiber and other nutrients without all the preservatives added. - by BEEJANE1030
  • I slice an apple then dice half it on my oatmeal and save the other half for a mid morning snack. I keep right on my desk so it's handy and I'm not going out of my office picking up something I shouldn't when I'm hungry. Our office is a dieters nightmare! - by SUEBME2
  • I eat out a lot. When it comes to selecting restaurant food, I make myself close my eyes to the bread and sweets and instead opt for fresh fruit items (i.e. yogurt and fruit parfait with granola (Panera has a good one); salads with fruit and nut toppings. Even Chick Fil-A offers a fruit cup. emoticon - by HOTMAMAJB
    I eat straw berries with my slimfast in the morning.
    2 apples with my lunch. - by DHOLLOWAY60
  • I also try to eat all my fruits and vegetables daily, and most of the timw I make it. - by BRADIA
  • Fruit can be cut up and added to most other foods----- Great ideas on here! - by LEANJEAN6
  • I also keep my fruit bowls in full sight and i was just a few serving at a time strawberries and keep in fridge till dinner and out them on the table.
    I always ate tomatoes with salad now I use grapes and kiwi instead. Pat in maine - by NORASPAT
  • Fruits seem to be difficult for me to keep up with. Bananas, apples, and grapes are convenient, but others require preparation. False teeth is part of the problem! emoticon - by GRAMMAP1
  • Oh I forgot............ I do put raisins in my cereal most mornings. emoticon - by TWINKIE14
  • I have a fruit bowl on the dining table, and still I sometimes do not get all my fruit and veggies in. emoticon - by TWINKIE14

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