It’s pumpkin season aka fall!
Although we love grabbing a hot cup of pumpkin spice coffee on a cool Monday morning we have to say we nothing beats these 10 seasonal produce picks.
– Not only great at keeping the doctor away but also giving the body a generous dose of vitamin C and close to 20% of your daily fiber allowance
– Now that there in season try all the varieties or even throw them in a slow cooker with oatmeal, cinnamon, and walnuts for an easy breakfast
– It’s time to can canned artichokes, instead, try switching to fresh artichokes this fall!
– Gram per gram, they actually contain more antioxidants than any other vegetable
– For the most flavor and nutrients, the best method is roasting
– Beat out colds with these sweet, honey-like, fruits not only are they full of vitamins and antioxidants but are also rich in fiber
– Hachiya persimmons aren’t ripe until they are pretty mushy
– Fuyu persimmons are delicious even when hard to the touch
– Unbeetable is the perfect way to describe beets
– Rich in inorganic nitrate which is converted into nitric oxide, this compound is great for expanding blood vessels, increase blood flow and improve cardiovascular function
– Beetroot juice has also been found to reduce how hard your heart works during exercise allowing you to work harder before tiring
– The seeds or arils are the key here, these little gems are packed with antioxidants and nutrients, some of which may even help with blood pressure and muscle recovery after exercise!
– Pomegranate juice can even contain more disease- and cancer-fighting antioxidants than red wine and green tea
– These tiny sprouts are so healthy they are believed to prevent cancer due to their sulforaphane. Additionally, they are also a good source of filling, muscle-building protein.
-These little rubies have been shown to lessen cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension, arterial stiffness, and inflammation
– Pick whole cranberries and skip out on the juiced and dried prepackage ones. It’ll help cut down on additives and other unhealthy chemicals that may lower nutrients and increase the sugar
– Add them to the slow cooker with oatmeal or oven roast them with pork!
– Looking for the perfect cold-weather nut? Well, no need to look much further!
– Chestnuts are packed with vitamin C and whole carbs, low in fat and contain fewer calories per ounce compared to other nuts
– These spuds blow regular potatoes out of the water with a generous helping of vitamins B6, C, fiber, magnesium, potassium, and beta- carotene
– Just one sweet potato can supply anywhere from 3 to 5 times of your daily needs of vitamin A while only being around 110 calories!
– Versatile it sure is, delicious you better believe it, and packed with half of your RDA of both fiber and potassium wow!
-The secret to fighting off wrinkles? It may be, seeing as how it contains roughly 5 times your daily needs of vitamin C, which stimulates collagen
Fall is the perfect season to try out new fruit and veggies! Don’t just settle for the classics, like pumpkin spice, because these flavors are worth falling in love with.