May is National Salad Month and at Pasta Fits we love a good salad, complete with healthy veggies, protein filled meats and of course nutrient filled pasta!
Salads are a great nutritional meal choice, as they fit in with the new Dietary Guidelines issued in 2016 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). These guidelines recommend Americans adopt healthy eating patterns which include a variety of nutritious foods found in salads like vegetables, fruits, grains, low-fat and fat -free dairy, lean meats and other protein foods and oils.
Adding the following to your salad can help you reach your daily recommended food servings:
To celebrate National Salad Month, NPA teamed up with the Association for Dressing and Sauces for a Pasta Salad with Pecans and Spinach recipe – a healthy and delicious pasta salad, complete with delicious cheese, protein filled pecans, and healthy spinach:
Discover more about the USDA guidelines here.
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