Wow! I’m already 5 weeks into the New American Plate Challenge, so it’s time for another update. The past two weeks have had me focused on eating more whole grains, and making each of my plates as colorful as possible. The goal for week 3 was to replace any refined (white) grains with whole grains like whole wheat bread, oatmeal, brown rice or quinoa. Week 4 had me working on making rainbows– on my plate that is. The goal was to eat a fruit or vegetable with every meal, and try to hit all of the colors in a rainbow. Continue Reading..