MY PLATE & The Dietary Guidelines


Let's eat healthy. It can be simple using the MY PLATE as a guide. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides information about healthy eating for all Americans every 5 years. This is called the Dietary Guidelines.

This video will explain the MY PLATE and the 5 Groups of the MY PLATE.

The MY PLATE WRAP Recipe will also be shown and if you would like to print the recipe, click on the PDF below.

Wrap It Your Way


  • 1- 10inch Whole Wheat Tortilla
  • 1 TBSP Hummus – roasted tomato or roasted garlic
  • ½ cup Green Leaf Lettuce or other Greens
  • 1 oz Sliced Turkey
  • 1 Tbsp shredded Mozzarella Cheese


  • Spread wheat tortilla with hummus, top with turkey, lettuce, and cheese. Roll up and enjoy.

Nutrition Analysis:

  • Each serving: 150 calories, 2.5g fat, 1.1g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 548mg sodium, 22g carbs, 3g dietary fiber, 11g protein

This event is sponsored by The LSU AgCenter, which is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Our purpose is to enhance the quality of life for the people of Louisiana through research and educational programs that are focused on rural and urban issues and needs.

9/6/2017 4:18:08 PM
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