7 Delicious Sources of Vitamin C

Sources of Vitamin C

In keeping with my healthy eating post-physical, the other day I decided to get serious about looking into good sources of Vitamin C. My daughter is a huge fan of her daily orange juice, but sometimes I am not in the mood for that sweet a drink early in the morning. The good news is that the good folks at Dole have some great information about foods high in Vitamin C. They are all things that are terrific to eat daily and I plan to prepare more regularly. Here is some Vitamin C inspiration for everyone!

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  • Broccoli! 1 of 7
    Broccoli!
    Broccoli is a vegetable with one of the highest concentrations of Vitamin C. Just when you needed another reason to eat it, here it is!
    Make broccoli nuggets
  • Chile Lime Deviled Eggs 2 of 7
    Chile Lime Deviled Eggs
    Spicy addicts unite! Chile peppers are a great source of Vitamin C. Add them to your favorite meal for a daily dose of spice and vitamins.
    Make chile lime deviled eggs
  • Kiwi 3 of 7
    Kiwi
    Kiwi are very high in Vitamin C and are a nice break from sweet citrus. They pair well with other fruits to make delicious smoothies and salsas.
    Make strawberry kiwi salsa
  • Oranges 4 of 7
    Oranges
    This classic source of Vitamin C is most commonly squeezed and drank. For a new twist try making a homemade soda shop drink instead!
    Make an orange julius
  • Papayas 5 of 7
    Papayas
    Gorgeous papayas are deliciously high in Vitamin C and can be shredded and used in salads, or hallowed out and used as bowls.
    Make a papaya breakfast bowl
  • Stuffed Bell Peppers 6 of 7
    Stuffed Bell Peppers
    Get your vitamins at dinner! Red bell peppers are packed with Vitamin C and make fabulous savory sides or main courses.
    Try 15 ways to stuff a bell pepper
  • Strawberries 7 of 7
    Strawberries
    Probably the food highest in Vitamin C is the strawberry. Picked at peak ripeness they even have more vitamins than oranges. Make fun recipes like this with them that your whole family will enjoy.
    Make stuffed strawberries

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