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National Nutrition Month: Eat Right, Bite By Bite

Welcome to March! This entire month is dedicated to National Nutrition Month (NNM) and at Libby’s® Fruits & Vegetables, we’re thrilled to continue bringing fresh and nutritious products from the farm to your plate since 1868.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, who started NNM back in the 1980s, wants to help you and those you care about, focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. With our high-quality, nutritious, wholesome fruit and vegetable products, celebrating NNM is as easy as:

  • Week One: Eat a variety of nutritious foods every day!
    • Eat nourishing foods from all food groups. This includes plenty of fruits and vegetables in a variety of forms, such as canned.
  • Week Two: Plan your meals each week!
    • Choose healthful recipes to make during the week. Check out Libby’s® Recipe Box for nutritious recipes the whole family will enjoy.
  • Week Three: Learn skills to create tasty meals!
    • Share meals together as a family when possible. Cooking with  Libby’s® Fruits & Vegetables saves you time and can get you back to the table quicker to enjoy meals with family and friends
  • Week Four: Consult a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)!
    • Thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition.

You’ll always have Libby’s® Fruits & Vegetables as a partner in celebrating NNM – and that’s why we’ve selected these four recipes that are sure to be a hit this NNM. We hope you enjoy!

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Sweet Corn Salsa made with Libby’s® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn

Get NNM started off right with this kid-approved salsa. It can be added to all types of meals that include nutritious foods from all food groups, including as a topping on fish, chicken, steak, salad, or even a baked potato.

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Quick and Healthy Fried Quinoa with Mixed Vegetables made with Libby’s® Mixed Vegetables

This is a quick and healthy weeknight meal solution!

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Chilled Rotini Pasta Salad made with Libby’s® Sweet Peas Vegetable CupsLibby’s® Diced Carrots Vegetable Cups and Libby’s® Sweet Whole Kernel Sweet Corn Vegetable Cups

Prepare and enjoy this easy, nutrient-dense meal with those you care about this NNM.

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Peach Gorgonzola Flatbread with Uncured Bacon and Arugula made with Libby’s® Peach Slices (in Heavy Syrup)

This recipe was developed by Lauren Sharifi, who is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and mom of two. Happy NNM

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For more recipe ideas and inspiration, check out Libby’s® Recipe Box and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.