(These tips brought to you by D.C. Central Kitchen’s Healthy Corner Stores)

DID YOU KNOW: Just 1 cup of carrots contains 113% of your daily needs of Vitamin A!

HOW DO I EAT IT?

  • Season steamed carrots with garlic, basil, and pepper
  • Blend them into smoothies
  • Shred and have them in salads
  • Boil and mash them

WHY SHOULD I EAT IT?

  • Carrots are high in Vitamin A which is good for your eyes
  • Carrots lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer
  • They are high in fiber!

 

Recipe of the Month:

CarrotRaisinRecipe

 

Don’t forget to visit one of the 62 participating corner stores to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and healthy snacks. Need a list of participating corner stores? Click here.