**On medicine? Ask your doctor about grapefruit.
See EWG's Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce to learn more.
Love lemons. Put lemon juice in your salad dressing. Cook fish on a bed of lemon slices to add flavor and moisture and keep your pan clean.
Cut and freeze fresh fruit
when it's on sale or overripe. Use later
in smoothies, oatmeal or yogurt (see recipes).
To eliminate clumping, lay pieces on a tray in the freezer or freeze
pureed fruit in ice cube trays. When frozen, transfer to a bag.
These healthy snacks average 44 cents per 1 cup serving— less than a postage stamp—and will power you up.
Snack on fruits and vegetables. You can get your five to nine servings a day for about the cost of a bus ride.
Apricots, bananas, pears and tangerines are great for lunch boxes (wrap apricots in a napkin to prevent bruising).
Make a fruit bowl. Slice up a kiwi and chop cantaloupe, watermelon, papaya (or have kids do it themselves with a spoon or melon baller) or starfruit (kids love the shape) into bite-size pieces. Fill a small container for lunches.
Try raw carrots, broccoli or snow peas as an afternoon snack. They are great dipped in hummus or bean dip (see recipes).