As summer begins and school ends, it can mean more grab and go meals because of busier schedules. Hy-Vee registered dietitian, Jen Haugen, will share ideas on balanced meals on the run by showing you the healthiest fast food restaurant: your supermarket!
Source: Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine
All you need
4 (7 inch) whole wheat pitas (left whole, not halved)
4 lettuce leaves
12 ounces deli roast beef
½ red onion, thinly sliced into rings
3 medium Roma tomatoes, chopped
½ medium cucumber, halved and thinly sliced
6 tablespoons cucumber-dill Greek yogurt dip
All you do
On each whole pita, top with 1 lettuce leaf, a fourth of the roast beef, tomatoes, cucumbers and onions. Top with dip, fold in half to serve.
Grab and Go Options:
1: Whole Grains
Whole grain crackers
Whole grain pita chips
Whole grain sandwich thins
Brown rice cups
Tuna or Salmon Pouches
3: Fruits + Vegetables
Celery and Carrot Sticks
Jen Haugen represents Hy-Vee as a nutrition expert promoting healthy eating throughout the community. Jen is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.