Root vegetables usually form a very substantial part of a meal
as they are often heavy and filling - particularly nutritious
and healthy! Root vegetables are sometimes known as favourite,
traditional winter vegetables or spring vegetables, as these are
the seasons in which many are grown and ready to eat.
Root vegetable recipes are often used at Christmas and
Thanksgiving, and will usually be used to accompany turkey for
the main celebration meal. Often, these vegetables are so
substantial that they can in fact be served alone, for example,
Root vegetables, not only provide a great deal of starch, they
also contain healthy carbohydrates as well as essential vitamins
and nutrients. For a list of vitamins in root vegetables, please
refer to the vitamins in vegetables page via the main index,
where you will find particular details about individual root
vegetables as well as interesting and important information and
facts about how they can benefit your health and lifestyle!