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What are some healthy meal ideas without fruits and vegetables?

What are some healthy meal ideas that don't include fruits and vegetables?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:23 PM on Jun. 8, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

Answers (12)
  • Well, you can't really have a balanced meal with no fruits or vegetables....
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:24 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • Tuna!! Yummy....
    LittlesMom549

    Answer by LittlesMom549 at 5:28 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • do you mean, like having to buy the fruits and veggies? or no fruits and veggies whatsoever, even in sauces and stuff?
    BeachyBabe

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 5:28 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • I've never really liked fruits and vegetables. I like stuff like the garden vegetable pasta but not straight vegetables and fruits.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 5:30 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • I don't think what you are looking for is actually possible. They are both very important to any healthy diet.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 5:32 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • Do veggie burgers work for you?
    Cafemomoftwo217

    Answer by Cafemomoftwo217 at 5:34 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • you can mix vegetables in a number of dishes... such as mashing cauliflower in with your potatoes, adding diced carrots and green peppers to mean loaf, using salsa in your cooking. Adding spinach to our pastas... Even this is not going to totally balance the meals out but it is a start...
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:35 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • We drink a lot of v8 (splash or fusion) to make up for lack of veggies here. Maybe not perfect, but healthy.
    wanderingmuse

    Answer by wanderingmuse at 5:35 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • You really need to find ways to prepare vegetables that you'll eat them. They offer a lot of nutrients you don't get otherwise, and if you don't eat them, it can slow your metabolism, and deficiencies can lead to diseases. Even pureeing vegetables and putting them into foods can be good. I puree carrots and spinach and put them into meatloaf. You don't have to eat vegetables all by themselves to make them count. Add broccoli or asparagus to pasta, throw sliced zucchini into casseroles, etc. They're a big part of the food pyramid for a reason!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 5:42 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • I agree with everyone else...for a meal to be healthy you need a healthy balance. Experiment with different veggies and different ways to prep them
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 7:46 PM on Jun. 8, 2011

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