When trying to up your vitamin C game, you may often reach for the closest orange or bottle of OJ at brunch. The recipes ahead, however, offer way more of the energy-boosting vitamin than the citrus fruit.
3. Swap out your mid-day snack for papaya.
This sweet fruit is both versatile and rich in vitamin C - 1 small fruit happens to yield nearly 100 mg of the vitamin! Try it in this bowl of Barley and Rye with Papaya, Apple, and Chia Seeds.
4. Use peppers as your base.
Surprisingly enough, peppers (of all colors) provide 'lots of vitamin C. Instead of just using a little bit in a dish, make them the main event, such as in these Garbanzo Salad Stuffed Red Peppers.
5. Make it green with broccoli.
We know you've heard it before - "Broccoli is good for you!" and blah, blah, blah. But seriously, the stuff provides a whopping 130mg of vitamin C in just one cup, plus it's low in calories, too. Try it in this Bright Broccoli Slaw.
7. Add kiwi to your fruit salad.
Just one medium-sized kiwi gives you upwards of 60mg of vitamin c, and chances are, you're eating way more than just one. That's why this Strawberry Kiwi Salad is the perfect choice for those looking to up their C-game.