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Want to have a little bit of fun today here on the blog? We'd love to hear your list of favorite foods for each color of the rainbow! I wonder how many of us will have similar fruits and vegetables on our lists, and how many of us will come up with vegetables and fruits that others have overlooked?

Here are our lists!

Jim likes the following fruits/vegetables the best:

Red: ?Watermelon

Orange: ?Oranges

Yellow: Bananas

Green: ?Kale

Blue: ?Blueberries

Violet: Kale

And here's Wendi's list of favorite veggies/fruits:

Red: ?Cayenne Peppers

Orange: ?Oranges

Yellow: ?Lemons

Green: ?Kale

Blue: ?Blueberries

Violet: ?Purple Kale

Jim and I had some similar favorites. For me, when I wrote "lemons" on my list, I realized yet again how much I adore that fruit! It makes me happy and it feels good when I eat lemons.

Please share your list in the comments! It will be fun reading what your rainbow assortment of favorite vegetables and fruits includes!

Original Comments

Below, we have included the original comments from this blog post. Additional comments may be made via Facebook, below.

On June 10, 2011, Kate VH wrote:

Red: Raspberries

Orange: Tuscan Blood Oranges

Yellow: Apricots

Green: Asparagus

Blue: Blueberries

Violet: Plums

On June 10, 2011, Britt wrote:

Red- strawberries

Orange- carrots

Yellow- mango

Green- avocado

Blue- blueberries

Violet- blackberries

On June 10, 2011, Kelly wrote:

Today my favorites are:

Red: bing cherries

Orange: clementines

Yellow: lemons

Green: spirulina

Blue: blueberry green smoothie

Violet: acai

On June 10, 2011, Jim wrote:

Good call on the plums, Kate!

Britt: Can't believe I didn't also say strawberries... I must eat a pound/day! :-)

Kelly: YES! And, bing cherries are IN SEASON now!! I'm hoping to find some deals here in Portland on organic bings. We'll see, eh? It's our first summer in PDX.

On June 10, 2011, Annie wrote:

Red: Strawberries

Orange: Ripe Apricots

Yellow: Pineapple, also LOVE lemons!

Green: Spinach

Blue: Blueberries

Violet: Purple Cabbage

On June 10, 2011, Kelly Jeanette wrote:

Hi, glad I found you guys!

red-watermelon

orange-peppers

yellow-lemons

green-romaine lettece

blue-blueberries

violet-purple cabbage

On June 10, 2011, Jim wrote:

Welcome, Kelly! Saw your blog. Is your Barnabas really mean ? I love cat pics, btw. :-)

On June 10, 2011, Jim wrote:

Hey there, Annie... Yes! Purple cabbage is awesome! It's nice to see so many different and interesting choices here! :-)

On June 12, 2011, bitt wrote:

Red: strawberries

Orange: peaches

Yellow: bananas

Green: pea shoots

Blue: Blueberries

Violet: black berries

all this in a smoothie sounds delicious!

On June 12, 2011, Yardsnacker wrote:

Red: Cactus Fruit

Orange: Mango!

Yellow: Star Fruit

Green: Napa Cabbage

Blue: Huckleberry

Violet: Aronia Berry

On June 24, 2011, Wendi wrote:

Ooh! I agree that it would make a great smoothie!! I dreamed about pea shoots the other day.

XOXOXO

On June 24, 2011, Wendi wrote:

Sam,

I've never heard of Aronia Berry! Thanks for teaching me about something new!!

XOXOXO

On February 20, 2012, Yellow Mustard Seed wrote:

I like,

Red : Watermelon

Orange : Oranges

Yellow : Lemon