Healthy Recipes for Easter

file000910515558Have you made your weekend plans yet? If you are planning an Easter brunch, why not add a few healthy items to the menu?  Easter is a great time to include colorful fruits and vegetables and to think about ways to cut the fat and calories in other festive favorites.

Recently, the MyPlate program launched a recipe index on Pinterest, a popular social media site.  MyPlate is the food guidance system developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that helps Americans to achieve and maintain a healthy weight through diet and exercise.  If you’re trying to lose weight, MyPlate will help you develop an eating plan to reach your goals.    The new MyPlate Pinterest site offers recipes arranged by food group that are easy to find and easy to prepare.

Try a few of these for Easter or visit the MyPlate Pinterest page to see all the recipes.  While you’re there, check out the new Healthy Weight Loss Pinterest boards.

Nutritional information is provided for each of the recipes.

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