Benefits of eating root vegetables…

Root vegetables are some of the most nutrient-dense vegetables we consume. Things to consider:

1. Grown underground where they they have direct access to nutrients from the soil.
*Tip: Home or locally grown root vegetables are best. This limits your exposure to harmful chemicals and pesticides.3. Root vegetables are filled with slow-burning carbohydrates and fiber which make you feel full for a longer period of time.

4. They help regulate blood sugar and the digestive system.

5. Immune boosting and energizing.

What are some root vegetables?
Beets, ginger, radishes, yuca, turnips, yams, carrots, onions, garlic, celery root, horseradish, turmeric, artichokes, parsnips.

How to prepare your roots?
– Steamed
– Raw
– Sautéed
– Roasted

Best season for root vegetables?
Root vegetables are available year-round however they are best between the fall and spring seasons.