Resolve to Enjoy More Fresh Produce
Make the New Year healthy and delicious with Fresh1
You may not think of winter
as harvest time, but in the warm-weather locales that
grow Fresh1 citrus fruits
like oranges and grapefruits, the crops are coming
in! This is the best time of year to enjoy the sweet,
fresh goodness of citrus, and their powerful antioxidant
compounds come in handy during the cold and flu season.
Plus, crisp winter vegetable crops like broccoli,
asparagus, and Brussels sprouts are at the peak of flavor
goodness now, so experiment with some delicious new
recipes and enjoy winter’s harvest.
Broccoli (about | recipes)
Although broccoli is available year round, it’s
at its best during the winter months. This flavorful
cruciferous vegetable has a unique structure that gives
it texture and crunch, and contains a wide variety of
powerful nutrients. One cup of broccoli contains over
200 percent of your daily Vitamin C requirements! Plus,
you’ll enjoy Vitamin A, folate, fiber, trytophan,
potassium, calcium, and many more important minerals
and compounds. Broccoli can be enjoyed cooked or raw,
and adds taste and color to a wide variety of dishes.
Onions (about | recipes)
Onions are a versatile vegetable that finds its way into
nearly every world cuisine. They come in sweet yellow,
crisp white, or tangy red varieties and can be eaten
raw or cooked. They also are surprisingly nutritious.
According to the National Onion Association, these
humble vegetables not only contain dietary fiber, vitamin
C, vitamin B6, potassium, and other key nutrients,
they also have some special qualities that may help
protect you from disease. Choose onions to do your
body and your cooking a favor.