Easy On The Eyes

By: Monica McCarthy

 

“Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes.” – Mothers everywhere.

 

Our health-minded moms knew what they were talking about, but they often forgot to mention other peeper-friendly fruits and veggies.

 

Try chowing down on as many of the following fruits and vegetables as catch your eye (pun definitely intended)!

 

Dark Leafy Greens

Kale – Green Lemonade Juice
Spinach – Great Greens Juice
Collard greens – Garam Masala Spiced Collard Greens
Mustard greens
Arugula – Arugula Spinach Salad

 

Yellow/Orange Vegetables

Sweet Potatoes – Sweet Potato Fries
Corn – Corn and Tomato Salsa
Pumpkin – Pumpkin Potato Bake
Carrots – Apple Carrot Beet juice
Summer Squash – Summer Green Juice

 

Yellow/Orange Fruits

Mangos – Mango Salsa Juice
Cantaloups – Melon Mania
Oranges – Orange Sun Blast Juice
Persimmon
Papaya

 

Berries

Strawberries – Very Berry Mango Blend
Blueberries – Berry Bowl
Gojiberries
Raspberries – Razzle Dazzle

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Monica McCarthy

Monica McCarthy is a certified Holistic Healthy Lifestyle Coach specializing in the benefits of a plant-based diet. She lives in NYC with her fiance and their rescue pup.

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