It’s winter, and plenty of colorful and nutrient-rich vegetables are available now!

  • Kale contains some of the highest amounts of Vitamin K in a vegetable, which helps the body heal from injury. Snack on these crunchy baked Kale Chips.
  • Sweet potatoes are one of the extremely versatile vegetables. They can be mashed, baked, boiled, fried, and even microwaved. Check out some of our sweet potato recipes, and try your favorite!
  • Beets have antioxidant properties, a high fiber content, and an abundance of vitamins and minerals. Beets can be easily added to a salad like this protein-packed bean salad recipe.
  • Turnips have a sweet and peppery flavor, similar to a radish. Enjoy the leafy green tops and roots raw or cooked. For something different, try this Roasted Root Fries recipe.


USDA Food and Nutrition Service