Red Bell Peppers

Red Bell, the KING OF THE GRILL. Try these delicious red bell peppers grilled, as a sauce (as you would tomato), dip or dressing. Also makes a beautiful stuffed pepper and adds a sweetness to stuffing. Of course you should add it to your juice/smoothie routine!

As many know, one bell pepper contains double the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C. That's more than a large orange! However, did you know that the Red Bell is also a great source of Vitamin A?

Characteristics:
Firm, crisp, crunchy, fleshy, high juice content, rich red in color, versatile

Benefits:
Excellent source of Vitamin C, good source of folic acid, Vitamin A, antioxidants, fiber and iron

Flavor:
The sweetest of all, especially when roasted, crunchy, holds char/ grill flavor well

Yellow Bell Peppers

One yellow bell pepper contains 5x the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C. That's more than a large orange! Try juicing a fresh bell pepper with apple, lime and a splash of ginger for an excellent pre and post-workout boost!

Characteristics:
Firm, crisp, fleshy, crunchy, high juice content, vibrant yellow color

Benefits:
5x the daily amount of vitamin C required, good source of folic acid, antioxidants, a source of fiber and iron

Flavor:
Sweet, carries heat well, fruity taste

Orange Bell Peppers

Orange bell peppers are not as fire-friendly as the red and yellow bells, but can hold their own. Excellent color contrast in salads, sauce, dips, dressings, and stuffing. And don't forget them in your juice/smoothie for the Vitamin C blast! Vitamin C is important in helping the body to better absorb iron.

Characteristics:
firm, crisp, fleshy, crunchy, high juice content, vibrant orange color

Benefits:
3x the daily amount of Vitamin C required, good source of folic acid, antioxidants, a source of fiber and iron

Flavor:
Sweet/tangy, fruity taste