- At breakfast, top your cereal with bananas or peaches; add blueberries to pancakes; drink 100% orange or grapefruit juice.
- At lunch, pack a tangerine, banana, or grapes to eat, or choose fruits from a salad bar. Don't forget inidividual containers of fruits - they are easy and convenient. Kids think they're fun!
- At dinner, add crushed pineapple to coleslaw; include mandarin oranges in a tossed salad; have a fruit salad for dessert.
- For snacks, spread peanut butter on apple slices, have a frozen juice bar (100% juice), top frozen yogurt with berries or slices of kiwi fruit, or snack on some dried fruit.
Nutrition TidbitWhat vitamin do you associate with oranges and other citrus fruits? Vitamin C is correct! Citrus fruits are rich in this vitamin, but did you know that strawberries, mangoes, red peppers, and tomatoes are also sources of vitamin C? Vitamin C helps heal cuts and wounds and also keeps your gums healthy.