To peel or not to peel? That is the question.
With all your ingredients ready for cooking, baking or juicing, it can be frustrating when you soon realize not all fruits and vegetables should be peeled after all. You spend time peeling beautifully every single vegetable and fruit you have, and then you end up with mushed up pieces after cooking.
Fruit and vegetable peels are important because they contain essential vitamins and minerals that are otherwise found in the flesh. It’s almost universal that fruit and vegetable peels contain phytochemicals that act as the body’s defense against infection; thus, keeping your immune system high.
However, because of fear of contamination, hardy skins, and difficulty in digesting skins, there is sometimes a need to remove fruit and vegetable peels.
So here then is a comprehensive list of fruits and vegetables you can peel, cannot peel, and a few in the middle that you can peel depending on what you are preparing. [Read more…] about Do You Peel Turnips? A List of 40 Fruits and Vegetables You Can, Cannot Peel, and A Few in Between