Peppers

Taste: Depending on the colour of the red bell pepper, you'll get a different taste. Red peppers have a sweet, almost fruity taste. Green are more bitter. Orange and yellow have a refreshing fruity taste as well. All bell peppers have the same satisfying crunch!

Nutritional Info:

  • Outstanding source of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients
  • Excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), vitamin C, and vitamin B6
  • Recent research has shown that sweet red peppers can activate thermogenesis and increase metabolic rate

When to Look for Peppers: You can find peppers at markets during the end of the summer. 

Best Uses for Peppers: Peppers are delicious when eaten raw, but they are also a healthy addition to stir frys, quesadillas, and sandwiches. Try stuffing a pepper with quinoa and veggies and baking it! 

How to Store Peppers: Green peppers generally stay crisper longer than the other colours, but all should be stored whole in the refrigerator until you're ready to eat them. 

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