by Ellie Wilson, MS, RD Senior Nutritionist
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber – we seem to have a theme with our produce on sale through Saturday, as many of the items are a good source of all four of those nutrients! Asparagus, blackberries, cauliflower, oranges, and cantaloupe are all on sale and taste wonderful!
As you would expect, the NuVal scores for this group are very high. Oranges and cauliflower both score 100, cantaloupe rates a 93 and blackberries come in at 91! All produce supports heart health – take advantage of the Best in Fresh at Price Chopper and keep loving your heart!
Asparagus is a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A. It is also an excellent source of folate and flavor! Check out this Eating Well recipe for Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce and enjoy!
Asparagus is also a lovely addition to a fish dinner – consider pairing it with salmon, swai or cod. These can be easily seasoned with fresh herbs like dill and garlic. Salmon packs in heart benefits too with omega-3’s!
Oranges are a great source of fiber and high in Vitamin C! New Cara Cara oranges are also on sale through Saturday – check out the fun facts sheet at the pharmacy! Our eating Well recipe for Bulgur with Ginger and Orange makes it easy to use oranges in new ways!