4 Recipes For Taking Advantage of the Plate Method
Healthy recipes for balanced meals.
The Plate Method is a meal-planning tool that helps simplify healthy eating. Here’s how it works:
1. Fill half your plate with nonstarchy vegetables, such as vegetables,
2. fill a quarter of your plate with lean protein, and
3. fill a quarter of your plate with carbs in the form of whole grains and starchy veggies.
Plate Method Idea #1
Roasted beets are a flavor-packed pick for your nonstarchy veggie, and pork tenderloin is a good protein. Complete your plate by adding a carb, such as piece of crusty whole wheat bread or a baked sweet potato.
Plate Method Idea #2
A green salad is a great source of nonstarchy veggies and a good way to round out your plate. Here, we topped kale with celery, radishes, snap peas, cherry tomatoes, and a sprinkling of Parmesan