Benefits: Vitamins A and C, fiber, carotenoids*
What to look for when buying carrots: Slim carrots with green tops attached are the sweetest. Most “baby” carrots are nubs cut from mature carrots.
Storing: Always remove the greens before placing in the refrigerator. Stays fresh for 2 weeks.
Using: The sugar content in carrots makes them tasty in muffins or cake.
*Carotenoids are phytochemicals with strong antioxidant effects.
You’ll love this Tunisian Vegetable Chili made with carrots.