6 ways to elevate your fiber!

Why fiber? Fiber can control your blood pressure, reduces colon cancer, lowers cholesterol–especially LDL the troubled one!

How much? Shoot for 25-30 g per day

#1 Roasted Parsnips: 1 cup = 7 g fiber

Add to salads, serve as a side, make into soup

#2 Coffee Flour: 1 Tbsp.6 g fiber

Add 1/4-1/2 cup to homemade baked goods, add to spice rubs, smoothies, Acai bowls

#3 Artichoke hearts: 1/2 cup = 7 g fiber

Add to salads, toss in cooked pasta, side dish for chicken or fish, puree as dip base

#4 Black beans: 1/2 cup – 7.5 fiber

Add to soups, use as a dip base, black bean tacos, in taco salad, use in burgers, chili, salsas

#5 Coconut flakes: 2 Tbsp. = 7.5 g fiber

Add to smoothies, cereal, granola, Acai bowls, homemade baked goods, top pancakes/waffles

#6 Pears, 1 medium: 6 g fiber

Eat whole, slice or grate into salads, add to smoothies, bake, poach for dessert, spread with almond butter