Ways to Get More Fiber
You've probably heard the dire statistic: The average American gets less than half of the daily recommended amount of fiber. Why? Even if you're being "good," It's not that easy to get 25 to 30 grams daily. But we've got some easy ideas that will help.
If the word fiber conjures up a box of brown flakes, it's time to open your eyes to the colorful possibilities of low carb, high-fiber plant foods. Transforming these fruits and veggies into quick and delicious dishes doesn't even require cooking.
Broccoli and Almond Soup Grilled Salmon Salad with Orange-Basil Vinaigrette Cranberry Orange Sauce Chicken and Ginger Noodle Soup Shrimp Fried Rice Wilted Kale and Cannellini Beans with Garlic Slow-Cooked Turkey Thighs in Barbecue Sauce Watermelon Lemonade Surprise Chocolate Cake Pineapple Garlic Pork Chops
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