The original color of the carrot was not orange. Santa likes carrots!

What comes to mind when you see a carrot? Bugs Bunny munching on an orange carrot with his signature line of “What’s up, Doc?”! Well did you know that the traditional carrot is not the original colors. The original colors of the carrot were: purple; yellow; white; red, and even BLACK! The orange carrot we and Bugs all love is actually a cross breeding of red and yellow carrots – how crazy is that?

PS: Don’t peel the skin, just scrub it! Most of the nutritional value is just below the skin.

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: Dutch farmers succeeded in growing the first orange carrots in honor of the House of Orange

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