Happy Fresh Veggies Day!

Happy National Fresh Veggies Day! While it’s not your typical holiday, this is a great reminder to incorporate fresh vegetables and fruits into your everyday diet. Experts recommend eating five servings of fruit and vegetables daily, with one serving being the equivalent of one-half cup. Check out one of Chicago’s wonderful farmers markets for fresh, in season fruits and veggies:

-Daley Plaza, May 24-October 18

-Willis Tower, June 21-October 25

-Chicago’s Downtown Farmstand, Year round

Not a fan of veggies? Scan the internet for recipes on how to cook your favorite one. Sometimes something as simple as roasting a vegetable can enhance it’s flavor and make you look at it in a whole new light! Bon appetit!