Carrots are root vegetables, well-known for helping with eyesight, but don’t underestimate their additional health benefits. The more colorful a fruit or vegetable, the more anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties it has. This bulletin contains a recipe for Red Lentil Carrot Soup.
Grapefruit is an abundant winter fruit in Florida and whether grilled, baked, juiced, or eaten raw, it adds a tangy zest to any meal. It also is a great source of antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and fiber. This week's bulletin includes a tasty grapefruit salad.
The radish is a member of the same plant family as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and collards. This root vegetable is easy to grow in a home garden and is a good source of vitamins A and C and calcium. This bulletin contains a festive-looking salad that makes a refreshing and healthy side dish during this holiday season.