Super Meal

Super Meal

Grain foods are one of the major food groups as part of an overall healthy eating plan. MyPlate, which is the tool developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help Americans make healthful choices, allots about one-quarter of a standard plate for grain foods, approximately the same amount as proteins, fruits, and vegetables.

When you think about a meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you should aim to have about one-quarter of that meal coming from grain food sources. Pair enriched and whole grain foods with nutrient-dense vegetables, fruits, low-fat protein, or dairy to round out a complete meal packed with nutrients.

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Sandwiches are an excellent way to get more grains, while also delivering vegetables and quality proteins.

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Pasta pairs well with a veggie-packed sauce and a sprinkling of cheese. Lean chicken, beef, or seafood makes it a complete meal.

Rice creates the perfect foundation for a colorful stir-fry of veggies, protein, and cheese.

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Ready-to-eat cereal or oatmeal is so much better with low-fat milk and topped with your favorite fruit.

Pizza crust is a means of bringing all food groups together in one complete meal – ham, cheese, pineapple and tomato sauce make a delicious Hawaiian pizza.

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