Keep calm and carrot on this week with with a fresh and healthy summer dish! Orange-Glazed Carrots can be made with some delicious and refreshing local ingredients. Isn't that just so ap-PEEL-ing? Read on for more information on the benefits of this healthy dish! Orange you glad you didn't miss this post?
Oranges are full of vitamins, minerals, and other plant compounds that improve heart health, boost the immune system, and may help to prevent kidney stones and anemia.
Carrots are well-known for their nutritional value and are a great source of vitamins, minerals, and other plant compounds. Carrots may reduce the risk of cancer, lower cholesterol, and are good for eye health.
Food produced locally is more nutritious. This is because food contains the most nutrients around the time it is harvested. The longer food spends traveling, the less nutrition it contains. Less time traveling also means less exposure to harmful chemicals and less production of greenhouse gasses. What a tasteful way to decrease our carbon footprint!
Find ingredients for Orange-Glazed Carrots and more at Anderson’s Farm Market, The Local Food Market, or through a CSA share at Main Street Farms. Also be sure to stop by the Cortland and Homer Farmers Markets and Shared Roots Farm to see what nutritious and delicious foods are available this season. Check out the healthy and delicious recipe for Orange-Glazed Carrots below.