Hello all and Happy Monday! Let’s start the week with another fabulous box of organic produce! This week has a great array of fruits and veggies to keep you healthy and full all week long! Dive in…
A beautiful set of carrots, this week’s rainbow carrots are sweet, crunchy and the perfect snack throughout the day. Carrots are one of those special veggies that are good for so many things: eat them raw with your favorite dressing or alone; steam them for a sweet and savory side dish; stew them for texture and extra flavor; juice them for a morning pick me up and a cup full of nutrients; or shred them and thrown into a cake for a fresh and delicious dessert. Plus, these spears are packed with nutrition! See all the benefits!
What’s better than a delicious apple? Eat them throughout the day for a sweet treat. With winter still in the air, apple pie is still in order! Looking for the best apple pie recipe? Let us know what you think of this one! Packed with vitamin C, eating one of these a day, truly does help keep the doctor away.
Keeping the doctor away isn’t just with apples. More of a citrus fan? Have one of this week’s tangelos for another delicious way to stay healthy! Slightly more tart, a tangelo is a hybrid of a tangerine and a grapefruit. Packed with flavor, these are perfect for your morning ritual.
A fan favorite, red peppers are back with their powerful punch. stuff them, grill them, throw them in a salad. However you eat them, they will be delicious! And they are healthy! Red peppers are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Potassium and Manganese, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin B6 and Folate.
An underrated leaf, red cabbage is versatile, hearty and really yummy. Known mostly for slaw and braising, red cabbage is also great seared and pickled! Make it sweet, make it spicy, it soaks up all flavors perfectly! And according to Science Daily, the more red cabbage, the better! They say that red cabbage may provide cancer protection, improve brain function and promote heart health.
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