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Real Moms Food Journey. Color-fy Your Winter Eats!

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Fruits and veggies are hard to get excited about when it’s 20 below, but try anyway. Did you know, half of everything you eat should be produce? That’s half of your breakfast, half of your lunch, and half of your dinner. Oh! And don’t forget, half of your snacks!

Mix it up too with a rainbow of color. “Go green” with broccoli, kale, peas, leafy greens, and honey dew melon. You’ll be seeing “red” with tomatoes, watermelon, pink grapefuit, cherries, and strawberries. Orange is well represented with carrots, sweet potatoes (or as my 5 y.o says “woot vegetables!”), apricots, cantaloupe, and papaya. And lastly, blue/purple can be had with blueberries, blackberries, purple grapes, prunes, raisins, plums, and eggplant.

Fresh is best, then frozen, then canned. Consider it “the color of health”. Sooooooo worth it.

I just saw this clipart of “Eat LikeĀ A Caveman/Cavewoman.” Hilarious! BUT TRUE!

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Becky Flansburg is freelance writer, blogger and virtual assistant living in Northern Minnesota. A dedicated mom to two beautiful kids, her veteran blog is filled with laughter and love about the joys parenthood. Becky is also committed to helping women realize their work-from-home dreams, enjoy life beyond the cubicle and find clarity in the work/life/family balance. Connect with Becky via her website, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest