How to Make Sure You’re Eating a Varied Diet

5 November, 2018 ,

SOSCuisine: Smart Vegetarian Meal Plans

How to improve the variety of your foods?

Here are some tips to increase your food variety:

  • Replace oatmeal (made with oats only) with oatmeal made with other cereals (rolled oats, quinoa and buckwheat flakes, for example).
  • Alternate the type of grain products served with meals (rice, quinoa, couscous, wild rice, barley, spelt, freeked, etc.)
  • Add spices and herbs to your recipes
  • Try a new food every week. It can be as simple as trying a new apple variety!
  • Vary your snacks (a combination of different nuts and seeds every week)
  • Add (at least) one vegetarian meal to your week
  • Add more vegetables to your traditional meals (bolognese sauce with mushrooms, shepherd’s pie with carrots, peas, and onions, etc.)

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Jef L'Ecuyer

Jef L’Ecuyer

Registered Dietitian, RD at SOScuisine.com

Member of the Quebec College of Dietitians (OPDQ) and Dietitians of Canada,Jef graduated from McGill University in December 2014. Recently graduated and passionate about culinary arts, Jef poses a simple, effective and practical look at daily meal planning. With this in mind, she works in conjunction with the mission of SOSCuisine…

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One Response to “How to Make Sure You’re Eating a Varied Diet”

November 19, 2018 at 4:24 am, Maria Williams said:

I have just joined! Great idea. Really needed some good guidance on healthy eating and found some great ideas. I love the way I can store them in my own collection.

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