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Not Your Ordinary Veggie Tray

Posted Jun 30th, 2018

When you’re asked to bring an appetizer or specifically a vegetable tray to your next gathering considering adding in a few different bright colored veggies. A typically line up for snack veggies is carrots, celery, cherries tomatoes and broccoli. While these are very nutritious and a great options for a snack, there are also some other colorful foods you could add to the selection.

*Consider thinly sliced beets. Spring beets come in many different varieties. When you cut a raw beet in thin pieces it can provide a crunchy option for dips and hummus.

*Jicama is a slightly sweet unique vegetable that has a celery like consistency.

*Heirloom cherry tomatoes are a great summer option. They come in different shapes and multiple colors to liven up a vegetable platter.

*Asparagus often gets over looked when it comes to veggies that can be eaten raw. However thin asparagus stalks are a perfect anytime snack choice.

*Endive leaves are a delightful crunchy option for creamy dips and scooping guacamole.

Don’t limit yourself to a store bought veggie tray. Selecting your own produce allows your offering to be more nutritious, colorful and fresh.

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