Winter Vegetables : Their Benefits & Recipes Ideas.

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Dear readers,

I don’t know about you, but for me winter isn’t the best season to find the most delicious fruits or vegetables. But since everything had been created to perfection, the fruits and vegetables that we can found are nonetheless, delicious and full of good things. In this article we are going to focalize on the winter vegetables.

In winter, what can you find on the byre of your favorite shop or to the market?

  • Cabbage
  • Onions
  • Pumpkin
  • Leeks
  • Mache
  • Celery
  • Potatoes
  • Beet
  • Carrots

I selected in this list the winter vegerables I love and cook the most, I named : carott, leek and potato.

Let’s see together the benefits of each one, and three recipes of what you can do with them.

1-Leek

I call it the star of the winter vegetables. We can find it everywhere, and for good reason leek tastes so good plus it’s amazing for our health.

A few of his benefits :

Full of water and fibers leek is going to help stimulate and regularized our intestinal transit. A good source of vitamin B6 it plays a role on energy, the nervous system and the reduction of tiredness. Thanks to his vitamin C, it stimulates the immune system.

What can you do with it?

-Creamy Chicken and Leeks.

-Broccoli Leek Soup.

-Garlic and Leek Mashed Potatoes

2-Carott

Who remembers when we used to hear : “Eat your carotts, they’ll make you nice.” and yes I believed it for a long time…

A few of his benefits :

But if someone tells you that carrot is good for the skin, well it’s true. It’s also rich with antioxydantes which may reduced bad cholesterol. Carrot protects the heart against heart diseases. It’s good for your body, sight and bones. So next time, eat your carrots!

What can you do with it?

-Coconut Ginger Carrot Soup.

-Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

-Carrots Veggie Puffs.

3-Potatoes

Native from South America (Perou to be precise), this food became essential in our kitchen. Its uses are endless making potato one of the greatest thing ever. What if I told you that potato is not just a vegetable? That’s true, ma’am is sometimes considered as a starchy, sometimes as a tubercule.

But that doesn’t matter, right? As long as you continue to delight us, and do good to our health, we accept you as you are potato.

A few of his benefits :

Potato brings complex carbohydrates to th body, which is perfect for sportives. And contrary to the rumors it helps if you want to loose weight. Extremely rich in vitamin B6, it will help maintain a healthy nervous system. With high quantities of iron and copper that will stimulate the brain activity. Potato will also help maintain a healthy intestin, thanks to its richness in fibers.

What can you do with it?

-Roasted Garlic Butter Parmesan Potatoes.

-Crispy German Potato Pancakes.

-Double Stuffed Taco Potatoes.

I hope you enjoyed this kind of article, if you do one of the recipes let me know in the comments. And don’t forget to share to who it might be usef.

With love, Arba.

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