Parsnips are another family favourite! They look like carrots and have a real earthy flavour. We love them in soups, casseroles, stews, roasted and cooked like chips.
- Parsnips is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, B1 (Thiamin), B6, B3 (Niacin), Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, and Dietary Fibre)
- Best Stored: In a dry place
- Can be eaten raw or cooked.
- Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
- Vitamin K makes proteins for healthy bones and tissues and blood clotting.
Folate is a B vitamin (These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat). Folate helps your body make new cells and regenerate. It is essential for everyone but very important for pregnant women.
- B1 (Thiamin) helps the body generate energy from nutrients. It is also necessary for the growth, development and function of cells.
- Vitamin B6 is found naturally in many foods. Your body needs vitamin B6 to help support more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. It is also essential in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.
- B3 (Niacin) is a B vitamin that's made and used by your body to turn food into energy. It helps to keep your nervous system, digestive system and skin healthy.
- Manganese is an essential nutrient for your body to function! It helps process cholesterol, carbohydrates, protein and may also be involved in bone formation.
- Copper works with iron to help the body form red blood cells. It also helps keep the blood vessels, nerves, immune system, and bones healthy. Copper also aids in iron absorption.
- Phosphorus is needed for the formation of bones and teeth. It plays an important role in how the body uses carbohydrates and fats. It is also needed for the body to make protein for the growth, maintenance, and repair of cells and tissues.
- Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.
- Add to Soups, Stews, and Casseroles
- Roast and serve as a side
- Make Parsnip Chips