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Are you trying to eat more fruit & veggies in 2017?

Hack your way to more delicious fruit and veggies with a little help from the graze team.

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healthy hack: freeze fruit for smoothie bowls

Smoothies are such an easy, delicious way of getting more fruit and vegetables each day but if you’re not used to making them on a regular basis they can seem like a lot of work!

We are all about simple hacks to make it easier to live a healthy life - try freezing your fruits and vegetables! Simply prep a week’s worth of chopped fruits and veggies and put all of the ones you need for your smoothie recipes mixed together in freezer bags to create your own homemade smoothie kits. Next time you need to make a smoothie you can simply grab a bag, blend and go!

Why do we need to eat fruits & vegetables?

Fruits and vegetables are natural nutrient powerhouses! They contain the vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber needed to power the billions of chemical reactions our body needs every second of the day. Fruits and veggies contain the information our bodies need to allow them to keep working the way they were meant to and they are also amazing sources of energy to help fuel your every move!

It’s recommended to eat 5 fruits and vegetables a day but we should really be eating more like 8-13 portions of high quality fruits and veggies for optimal wellness. (Smoothies, juices, soups and stews are great ways to get more every day!) Another thing that will influence the amount of fruits and vegetables your body will need is the amount of exercise you do each day.

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healthy hack: have frozen fruit instead of ice cream

Are you the type of person who loves something sweet after dinner? This fruit-based dessert is your dream recipe! This “ice cream” recipe used frozen mango, yogurt and baobab powder for a snack that is packed with natural goodness and has no added sugars.

Easy ways to get more fruit & veggies

Getting more servings of fruits & veggies into your body has never been easier and more delicious! With health awareness on the rise, kitchens everywhere are filling up with juicers, blenders and spiralizers. Here are our nutritionist’s top 5 hacks for getting your 5 fruit and vegetable servings a day!

  • Start your day with a morning smoothie.
  • Spend 20 minutes on a Sunday pre-chopping a bunch of vegetables.
  • Add a side salad to your lunch.
  • Make a cauliflower pizza instead of buying takeout.
  • Blend frozen fruits into plain yogurt for a quick snack.
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Vegan buddha bowl

One thing we can’t get enough of lately are ‘buddha bowls’. A buddha bowl is pretty much a big bowl of healthy goodness! Upgrade your lunch into a delicious, vibrant and nourishing meal packed with protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Check out our easy how-to guide!

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