Celebrate National Nutrition Month with a Healthier You! ๐ŸŒฑ

March is National Nutrition Month, and it’s the perfect time to embrace a nourishing lifestyle that fuels your body and boosts your well-being. Discover the transformative power of healthy eating with our specially curated 3-day meal plan:


**Day 1: Energize Your Morning**

  • Breakfast: Greek yogurt parfait with fresh berries and a sprinkle of granola.
  • Snack: Apple slices with almond/or peanut butter.
  • Lunch: Grilled chicken salad with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, and balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Snack: Carrot sticks with hummus.
  • Dinner: Baked salmon with quinoa and roasted vegetables


**Day 2: Revitalize Your Day**

  • Breakfast: Oatmeal topped with sliced banana and a drizzle of honey.
  • Snack: Handful of mixed nuts.
  • Lunch: Whole-grain wrap with turkey, avocado, spinach, and a side of sliced cucumber.
  • Snack: Greek yogurt with a handful of walnuts.
  • Dinner: Stir-fried chicken with brown rice and assorted stir-fried vegetables


**Day 3: Nourish Your Body**

  • Breakfast: Whole-grain toast with smashed avocado and poached eggs.
  • Snack: Orange slices.
  • Lunch: Chicken salad with chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, and lemon-tahini dressing.
  • Snack: Cottage cheese with pineapple chunks.
  • Dinner: Grilled shrimp with sweet potato wedges and steamed broccoli


๐ŸŒŸ **Benefits of Healthy Eating:**

  1. **Increased Energy:** Nutrient-rich foods provide sustainable energy throughout the day.
  2. **Enhanced Mood:** Balanced meals contribute to stable blood sugar levels, promoting better mood regulation.
  3. **Improved Immunity:** A well-nourished body is better equipped to fight off illnesses and infections.
  4. **Weight Management:** Healthy eating supports weight maintenance and overall body composition.
  5. **Better Digestion:** Fiber-rich foods promote digestive health and regular bowel movements.

ย This National Nutrition Month, let’s embark on a journey towards a healthier, happier you. Cheers to wholesome meals and vibrant well-being!

Laura Lauinger, RDN, CFPP
Senior Director of Food and Nutrition Services
[email protected]