National Eat Your Veggies Day!

It’s national eat your veggies day and we are getting in the spirit with tying them into the grilling season! Did you know that the current recommendation is 5-9 servings of fruit and vegetables in a day? Most people are only getting in around 1-2 servings. Remember that a serving is 1 cup raw or ½ c. cooked. So load up when and where you can! This recipe is perfect to get in 1, half cup serving if you’re serving as a side dish. 

What You Need

8 cherry Tomatoes

8 baby Carrots

1 small Squash

1 small Zucchini

½ small Eggplant

½ small Purple Onion

1 Tbsp. olive oil

Salt and pepper as desired

 How It’s Made:

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat
  2. Soak wood skewers in water
  3. Cut squash, zucchini and eggplant in 1 inch slices
  4. Open the onion in layers and cut them into 2 inch squares
  5. Skewer the vegetables starting with tomatoes, followed by carrots, squash, zucchini, eggplant and purple onion
  6. Brush lightly with olive oil and salt and pepper as desired
  7. Place on grill for 2-3 minutes per side just enough to obtain grill marks

Serves 4

Nutritional Facts:
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Calories 62
Total Fat 3g
Protein 1g

Sodium 40mg
Fiber 1.5g
Carbohydrates 7g

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