In Season

Right now the Catholic Church celebrates the season of Eastertide. It is a time of new life.carrots  

The season not only continues for the eight days of the octave of Easter, but for 50 days.  It comes to a close the Monday after Pentecost Sunday, on which we celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit.

The colors of the Easter season are white. It symbolizes purity and joy.

It is Spring here in Virginia, that means Carrots are now in season.

This time of year carrots are sweet and delicious! They have may health benefits too. Eating carrots can help reduce glaucoma (an eye condition). It also has been known to have cancer fighting properties as well.

If you are looking for a delicious way to add some carrots into your diet I have a few recipes that will help you out.

Cold Veggie Pizza

Chicken Pot Pie

Carrot Salad

Carrot Bundt Cake

Carrots come in many varieties. It is believed they were brought over during colonial times from the Middle East. Most carrots are bred for year round enjoyment, but the peak season varies to the climate they are grown. The freshest carrots will have a vibrant color and beautiful green tops.