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fun and tasty recipes to help you get the nutrition you need

In a large bowl, combine peaches, olives and lettuce. Toss thoroughly with vinaigrette. Add Gruyère cheese, toss again, season with salt and pepper, and serve.

Nutritional information per serving (2 cups): 185 calories, 63% fat (13 g), 23% carbohydrate, 14% protein, 3 g fiber, 1 mg iron, 220 mg calcium, 123 mcg folate.

Chocolate-and-Pistachio-Dipped Strawberries*

Serves 4

    4     ounces semi-sweet chocolate

    1/2  cup pistachios

    16   large strawberries


Melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave. Finely chop the pistachios with a knife or in a food processor.

Dip strawberries in the warm chocolate, then dip the tips into the pistachios. Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate or store in a cool place until ready to serve.

Nutritional information per serving (4 strawberries): 270 calories, 53% fat (16 g), 40% carbohydrate, 7% protein, 6.5 g fiber, 3 mg iron, 43 mg calcium, 3 mg iron.

*Balance out this high-fat dish with lower-fat choices throughout the day.