Enjoying Winter Vegetables!


Winter Vegetables

In winter it can be sometimes hard to eat vegetables. Indeed, it is cold outside and we prefer something to warm us up like gratins, pies, pastas… and all those delicious meals are often fatty. On the other hand, winter vegetables are poorly known and people don’t know well how to cook them. In this article we will learn more about some winter vegetables and how to cook them with healthy but yummy recipes!

Beetroot

Really high antioxydant power

Rich in A and K vitamins (especially in the leaf)

Good source of B vitamins

Brocoli

Plays a role against cancers (such as ovaries, kidneys cancers).

Rich in C and K vitamins

Butternut squash

Contains a lot of antioxydants

Rich in A and C vitamins

Rich in potassium, and a good source of calcium and magnesium

Cabbage

Really low in calories

Plays a role against cancers (contains a lot of antioxydants).

Rich in C and A vitamins

Carot

Really high source of carotenoids (antioxydants)

Rich in A vitamin

Cauliflower

As brocoli and cabbage, cauliflower plays a role against some cancers

Good source of C and B vitamins

Celery

Rich in antioxidants

Rich in K and B vitamins

Chicory

High level in antioxydants (flavonoid and carotenoid)

Really rich in C, K, B9 vitamins and rich in copper

Leek

Role against cancer (thanks to the antioxidants) and inflammations

Parsnip

Good source of fiber

Good source of B vitamins and manganese

Pumpkin

High in antioxydants (beta-carotene)

Really rich in A vitamin

Spinach

Spinach contains a lot of vitamins and minerals

It is really high in A, K, B9, iron, manganese, magnesium

Now here are some delicious and easy recipes you can make at home. I hope you will enjoy eating winter vegetables!

Recipes