10 ways to keep your diet exciting

Don't get stuck eating the same thing every day. Here's how to keep your diet exciting so you can stick with it


Make your own salad bar

For a family dinner one night this week, put together a salad bar and invite the whole crew to create their own salads. Include at least two vegetables that aren’t usually on the menu — jicama, radicchio or artichoke hearts, for instance, as well as some cooked chickpeas and lentils for protein. Warm up a loaf of whole-wheat bread. For dessert, serve up a selection of colourful sorbets topped with berries.

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