Presented By Fiber One
A lot of folks know the fiber is important to their diet, but they think its a bland and tasteless waste of calories. Nonetheless, the USDA still recommends a daily intake of 25 grams of fiber.
The real truth? You can get fiber and flavor too!
Here are five ways to get more fiber in your diet while delighting your taste buds.
Berry Blast: 8 Grams
A cup of raspberries has 8 grams of fiber. Add a dollop of whip cream and a drizzle of chocolate for a sweet treat.
Barley al Prego: 6 Grams
Pearl-cooked barley has 6 grams of fiber per cup. Boost the nutty flavor by adding fresh spinach, tomato sauce, fresh basil and Parmesan cheese.
More Flavorful Fruits: 4 Grams
Pears and apples top the list for flavor-filled, fiber fruits. Apples and pears carry more than 4 grams of fiber per serving.
Lentil Luster: 15 Grams
One cup of cooked lentils has over 15 grams of fiber. Add leeks with some tomatoes, sweet potatoes and kale for a spicy side or main dish!
Portable Storable: 9 Grams
A quick and easy way to grab some major fiber points is from the aptly named Fiber One bars. The Oats & Chocolate bars have 9 grams of fiber that will delight your taste buds.
Getting more flavor helps you stick to your fiber-rich menu. Plus, keep in mind fiber can help lower cholesterol, improve your digestive health and cut down on the risk for many cancers.
Here are some for getting fiber with flavor on the go: