Apples, oranges, bananas, oh …boring? Health experts say we’re not eating enough fruit and veggies, but sometimes choices can seem limited. Check out these exciting fruits to spice up your diet.

Fruits are nutrient powerhouses and important for your body. For a 2,000 calorie diet, eating 2 cups every day is recommended. Try these out-of-the-ordinary fruits if you are looking for a little variety.

* Tomatillos are small, round, green or yellow fruits wrapped in a light-brown husk. They contain vitamin C. Like their cousin the tomato, tomatillos can be used in salads, salsas or sauces. Just remove the husk, wash and slice.
* Asian pears are round, yellow, fiber-rich fruits that are crisp and juicy like apples. Their flavor is slightly sweet and tart. They are ripe straight from the store. You can eat them as is or add them to slaws and sandwiches.
* Cherimoyas are green fruits that resemble pinecones and are loaded with vitamin C. They have a pulp that tastes like a combination of pineapple, papaya and mango. To eat, cut one in half, remove the seeds and scoop out the inside with a spoon.

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