Fruits and Vegetables
Appearance: Root vegetable that looks like a cream-colored carrot
Availability: September through March
Look for: Firm, pointy, no blemishes
How to Prepare: Rinse and peel outer skin. Cut off tops and root ends. Enjoy whole or cut into smaller pieces.
How to Store: Store in the refrigerator, unwashed for up to 2 weeks.
Fun Fact: Parsnips are sweet in flavor and often used in soups and salads.
Nutrition Fact: Parsnips are rich in potassium, which supports heart health.