Fruits and vegetables in season now and how to use them
One of the best things about a new season is that there are new fruits and vegetables! It can be hard to keep track of what is available and when you can get it, so we created a list your favorite fruits and vegetables that are coming into season this fall and some ideas of what to do with them!
Apples- Have you tried throwing some apples in with your pork chops? Check out this sheet pan pork chops with apple recipe!
Cranberries- Cranberries are a staple for the holidays but, if you want to make something other than cranberry sauce, try throwing cranberries and other fruits and veggies that are in season (brussel sprouts and sweet potatoes) in a bowl with some of your favorite ingredients for a harvest bowl
Pomegranates- A lot of the fruits and vegetables this season pair well together, including pomegranates and pears! Make a pear and pomegranate salad with goat cheese, apples, and pecans
Figs- Figs are the perfect addition to charcuterie boards! Add some sweetness to the salty and savory elements of your board!
Brussel sprouts- Harvest chicken casserole is a great way to combine other veggies that are in season! Add chicken, brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, cranberries and your favorite seasonings to this dish to make it your own!
Broccoli- Make Broccoli ranch tots for a healthy take on tater tots. These are perfect for a snack or an addition to your breakfast!
Pumpkin- Slow cooker pumpkin chili is the perfect comfort food for cool autumn days!
Sweet potatoes- Yet another recipe that includes other fruits and veggies in season! Sweet potato salad combines sweet potatoes and cranberries for a yummy fall salad.
Zucchini- Zucchini fries are a healthy and fun option to have on the side of meals!