Buying produce that's in season means it's less likely that your fruit and veggies have been shipped across the world, and that means fresher, more nutrient-rich food. In the Fall, your local markets will be stocked with:
So how can you make the most of the season's bounty? Try a few new recipes that highlight these freshly-harvested fruits and veggies.
Honey Herb Roasted Root Vegetables - Naturally complement any entree with this sweet and savory side.
Cauliflower “Tater” Tots - Crispy vegetable side that goes great with dips.
Butter-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes - Another easy and delicious side dish with a crunch.
Poached Pears - A healthy dessert that's classy but super simple.
Baked Apples - This savory recipe is worth the work - it could stand alone or as a side.
Simple Pumpkin Soup - Comfort food from scratch, with a twist on the top.
Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta - A delicious, crowd-pleaser - even for folks who think they don't like brussel sprouts!