Non-starchy vegetables are very nutritious, and contain a much smaller amount of carbohydrates and calories. In fact, a typical serving has only 5 grams of carbohydrates! This allows us to eat more of them – i.e. 3-5 servings per day. As part of healthy eating for children in your home, vegetables is a great decision!
Some examples of non-starchy vegetables are:
Artichokes, asparagus, green beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, green onions, mushrooms, onions, spinach, squash, raw tomato, zucchini.