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How to Eat Healthy and Make Your Plate Look Like MyPlate

Eat healthier with the USDA's new MyPlate guidelines

Are you trying to eat healthier? One easy way is to eat in line with the USDA's MyPlate guidelines (www.choosemyplate.gov ). We’re proud to say that most EatingWell recipes meet the MyPlate nutritional guidelines. To make finding recipes that meet MyPlate guidelines easy for you, EatingWell has partnered with First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America and created the recipe slideshow links below to highlight the EatingWell recipes that meet MyPlate nutrition guidelines so you don't have to pore over data just to figure out how to eat healthy. We have also put together a collection of recipes that meet MyPlate guidelines. Find out what's on First Lady Michelle Obama's plate and her healthy eating tips here. And see photographs of Michelle Obama's recent White House garden and kitchen tour here. On Pinterest.com, you can find more delicious recipe ideas from EatingWell and nearly a dozen other partner food websites to inspire healthy meals at www.pinterest.com/myplaterecipes .

MyPlate-inspired Recipes

Healthy MyPlate-Inspired Recipes

Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Breakfast Recipes

These healthy breakfast recipes will help you eat according to MyPlate.


Healthy Chicken Dinners That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Chicken Dinners

These delicious chicken recipes provide plenty of lean protein for a healthy diet.


Healthy Fish Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Fish Recipes

These delicious fish recipes contain a range of nutrients, including healthy omega-3 fats.


Healthy Side Dish Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Side Dish Recipes

These healthy side dish recipes will help you eat according to MyPlate.


Healthy Bean Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Bean Recipes

Each of these healthy bean recipes is inspired by the new MyPlate guidelines.


More Healthy MyPlate-Inspired Recipes

Healthy Quick & Easy Dinners That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy Quick & Easy Dinners Inspired By The New MyPlate Guidelines

Make one of these quick and easy recipes today, and move toward a healthier you.


Healthy Vegetable Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Vegetable Recipes

Find a wealth of recipes here that can help you incorporate more vegetables into your diet.


Healthy Dairy Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Dairy Recipes

Add calcium, vitamin D, potassium, and protein to your diet with these healthy recipes.


Healthy Grilling Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Grilling Recipes

These healthy grilling recipes will add even more flavor to your plate.


Healthy Dessert Recipes That Meet MyPlate GuidelinesHealthy MyPlate-Inspired Dessert Recipes

Treat yourself with these healthy and delicious dessert recipes.



Healthy MyPlate Tips

2010 Dietary Guidelines: How to Eat According to the New Food Pyramid, MyPlateHow to Eat According to the New Food Pyramid, MyPlate

Follow this guide to healthy eating with MyPlate.


What Counts As A Serving Of Vegetables?What Counts As A Serving Of Vegetables?

Make sure you’re getting enough vegetable servings each day with this handy portion control guide.


What Counts As A Serving Size Of Fruit?What Counts As A Serving Size Of Fruit?

Having enough fruit servings is essential for a healthy diet. Find out how many servings of fruit you need each day.


How to Eat Healthy Using My Plate
How to Eat Healthy Using My Plate

EatingWell's Brierley Wright shows how to eat healthy using the USDA's My Plate as a guide. She shares foods you'd eat in a healthy meal, how much fruit, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy to eat, and suggests some healthy meal ideas.

Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy Eating Tips

10 Cooking Tips to Make Your Favorite Foods Healthier10 Cooking Tips to Make Your Favorite Foods Healthier

EatingWell Test Kitchen's cooking tips for healthier homemade meals.



6 Flavorful Ways to Cook With Less Salt6 Flavorful Ways to Cook With Less Salt

Helpful tips for reducing salt in your diet.



How to Eat Well by ColorHow to Eat Well by Color

Pack your diet with fruits and vegetables.



Everything You Need to Help Kids Eat HealthyEverything You Need to Help Kids Eat Healthy

Ideas for healthy options for eating well even when you’re on the go.



Healthy Families

4 Healthy Foods You Want to Have in Your Kids’ Lunchbox4 Healthy Foods You Want to Have in Your Kids’ Lunchbox

Get ideas for 4 healthy kid's foods to pack for school.



2 Surprising Breakfast Foods You’re Eating (But Should Be)2 Surprising Breakfast Foods You’re Eating (But Should Be)

Find out what you should really be trying to eat at breakfast.



10 Genius 10 Genius "Cheater" Ways to Get a Healthy Dinner on the Table

Cook a delicious healthy dinner quickly with these 10 tips.



7 of the Healthiest Foods You Might Not Be Eating (Yet)7 of the Healthiest Foods You Might Not Be Eating (Yet)

Add these 7 healthy foods to your diet to help improve your health.



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