Taste: Depending on the colour of the red bell pepper, you'll get a different taste. Red peppers have a sweet, almost fruity taste. Green are more bitter. Orange and yellow have a refreshing fruity taste as well. All bell peppers have the same satisfying crunch!
- Outstanding source of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients
- Excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), vitamin C, and vitamin B6
- Recent research has shown that sweet red peppers can activate thermogenesis and increase metabolic rate
When to Look for Peppers: You can find peppers at markets during the end of the summer.
Best Uses for Peppers: Peppers are delicious when eaten raw, but they are also a healthy addition to stir frys, quesadillas, and sandwiches. Try stuffing a pepper with quinoa and veggies and baking it!
How to Store Peppers: Green peppers generally stay crisper longer than the other colours, but all should be stored whole in the refrigerator until you're ready to eat them.