Searching for the perfect ingredients to include in your seasonal menu? We’ve got you covered. Enjoy these seven nourishing superfoods during the next few months.
One cup of this fall favorite is pumping with fiber, potassium and more than 200% of your daily vitamin A. Thanks to its delicious versaility, pumpkin can perk up any autumn menu. For a tasty and satisfying meal, try Nourish Snacks founder, Joy Bauer’s Angel Hair Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin, Sage, and Walnuts.
C is for Cranberries! Drenched in antioxidants like vitamin C and anthocyanins, these sweet-tart berries help fight free radicals and strengthen your immune system. Sweeten up to cranberries when you make this Pear, Cranberry, and Gingersnap Crumble.
Satisfy your sweet tooth and beautify your skin with this irresistible beta-carotene packed veggie. Sweet spuds are also a great source of fiber, which helps to keep you feeling full and stabilize your blood sugar. Love sweet potato casserole? Healthify your with this recipe.
Squash those germs with this good-for-you gourd. Dabble with different varieties to boost your immune system and absorb extra beta-carotene. Need an easy-to-make squash recipe? Try Joy’s Butternut Squash Soup – top it off with Just Chillin’ for a crunchy, flavorful kick!
PER-what? Filled with fiber and bursting with vitamins A and C, persimmons will help stabilize your blood sugar levels, prolong fullness, and aid in digestion. Enjoy spoonfuls of soft Hachiya persimmons or chomp on a firm Fuyu variety like you would an apple.
Revive your body with cancer-fighting, antioxidant-rich pomegranates. Use the tart seeds to liven up your favorite salad or refresh your palate with a shot of fresh pomegranate juice mixed with bubbly seltzer.Just don’t stain your whites! Also, try this simple and delicious Roasted Pepper, Walnut, and Pomegranate Dip.
Aside from adding yummy flavor to just about anything, cinnamon has been shown to help lower blood sugar and potentially fight inflammation. Get your cinnamon-fix with Cinn-sational, made with cinnamon-dusted almonds and apples.