Keys to Balancing Your Plate
GRAINS: 1/4 of your plate
Whole grains such as whole wheat, quinoa, millet, bulgur, whole wheat bread or pasta, brown or wild rice, hot or cold cereals made from whole grains.
PROTEIN: 1/4 of your plate
Baked or grilled lean meat, skinless chicken and turkey, eggs, fresh seafood and shellfish, Greek yogurt, tofu, beans, and lentils.
FRUITS AND/OR VEGGIES: 1/2 of your plate
Pick anything you like! Can be raw, sauteed, or grIlled.
DAIRY OR DAIRY ALTERNATIVE: aim for 1 serving with each meal. Organic milk, yogurt, cheese, unsweetened dairy free milks such as almond, soy, or coconut milk.