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.
Chard is sought after because of its large, crinkly green leaves. It comes in different colors that include yellow, purple, or red. In addition, all chard varieties are rich in vitamins A, C, and K. Young chard leaves can be eaten raw in salads, but when chard matures, it tastes best steamed, boiled, roasted, sautéed, or in a stew.