Posted in Link on November 18, 2011 |
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My local grocery store, Hannaford’s, has a healthy eating newsletter and information on their website. This week they are spotlighting Root Vegetables. I love root vegetables, in particular, sweet potatoes. I think they are the perfect food and I like them any way you cook them. Other root vegetables are carrots, potatoes, onions, parsnips, and turnips.
Below is the beginning of the Hannaford article on root vegetables:
Just as it seems the harvest is ending, root vegetables enter the scene. Many of these underground treats are now available year-round, but they’re at their best “in season” when the weather starts to turn colder. Low temperatures convert root vegetables’ starches to sugar, making them that much sweeter. Root vegetables are a great way to get your family to eat more veggies, stay healthy, and enjoy the long winter!
Read the full article here.
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