My kitchen was ablaze with orange: apricots, carrots and vegan cheddar. With free time on my hands and a bunch of ingredients, I finally got around to trying recipes on my to-do list.
Eat your veggies!
Carotenoids are credited with giving fruits and vegetables their colourful hues of yellow, orange and red. These organic compounds have been found through studies to help reduce the risk of certain cancers and promote eye health. So forgo the cupcake craze and get on the carotenoid bandwagon. There are a variety of ways to prepare these foods and the health benefits will catch up with you sooner or later. Then, once you’ve eaten your veggies, I can say “orange you glad you did?!” (Cheesy I know! And thus concludes the food puns in this post.)
The role of carotenoids in human health on PubMed