Eating in Season from A to Z

Eating in Season from A to Z

Eating food items that are in season is a great way to experience new fruits and vegetables as well as ensure you are enjoying produce at its best. With the fall season on the horizon, you may find yourself inspired to try something new. Below is a list of produce that is in season during the fall months (September to December). I have also included several recipe ideas. Grocery delivery companies, listed below, are a great way to support your local farmers, avoid long lines at the grocery store, and give you the opportunity to try seasonal produce.

Food Delivery Companies:

Fall Produce:

Apples

Serving: 1 medium (3-inch diameter)

Calories: 95

Carb: 25 grams

Fiber: 4 grams

Recipe idea: Apple, Cranberry, Walnut Cake

Beets

Serving: ½ cup sliced

Calories: 37

Carb: 8 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Broccoli

Serving: 1 cup, chopped

Calories: 31

Carb: 6 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Recipe idea: Broccoli Mashed Potatoes

Broccoli Rabe

Serving: 1 cup, chopped

Calories: 9

Carb: 1 gram

Fiber: 1 grams

Brussel Sprouts

Serving: 1 cup (88 grams)

Calories: 38

Carb: 8 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Recipe idea: Brussels sprouts with shallots & sundried tomato

Cabbage

Serving: 1 cup, shredded

Calories: 17

Carb: 4 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Recipe idea: Easy Moo Shu Chicken Lettuce Cups

Carrots

Serving: 1 medium (6 inches long)

Calories: 25

Carb: 6 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Recipe idea: Shredded Vegetable Asian Chicken Salad

Cauliflower

Serving: 1 cup, chopped

Calories: 27

Carb: 5 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Celery

Serving: 1 large stalk (11-12 inches long)

Calories: 10

Carb: 2 grams

Fiber: 1 gram

Celery Root * great substitute for potatoes

Serving: 1 cup

Calories: 66

Carb: 14 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Chicory leaves (also known as endive)

Serving: 1 cup, chopped

Calories: 7

Carb: 1 gram

Fiber: 1 gram

Fennel

Serving:

Calories:

Carb:

Fiber:

Recipe idea: Mushroom Fennel Stuffing

Grapes

Serving: 10 grapes (49 g)

Calories: 34

Carb: 9 grams

Fiber: 0 grams

Recipe idea: for a delicious after dinner treat, try eating grapes frozen

Greens

Serving: 1 cup

Calories: 7

Carb: 1 gram

Fiber:  1 gram

Recipe idea: Vegetable Egg Scramble

Leeks

Serving: 1 leek (89 grams)

Calories: 54

Carb: 13 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Mushrooms

Serving: ½ cup, pieces

Calories: 8

Carb: 1 gram

Fiber: 0

Recipe idea: Mushroom Honey-Mustard Chicken

Onions/Shallots

Serving: 1 slice, medium

Calories: 5

Carb: 1 gram

Fiber: 0

Pears

Serving: ½ cup, cubed

Calories: 46

Carb: 13 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Parsnips *similar to a carrot

Serving: ½ cup, sliced

Calories: 55

Carb: 13 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Pomegranates

Serving: ½ cup arils (seed/juice sacs)

Calories: 72

Carb: 16 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Quince  *looks like a pears 

Serving: 1 fruit (92 grams)

Calories: 52

Carb: 14 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Radishes

Serving: ½ cup, sliced

Calories: 9

Carb: 2 grams

Fiber: 1 gram

Sweet Potatoes

Serving: 1/2 sweet medium size (5” long) sweet potato

Calories: 56

Carb: 13

Fiber: 2

Recipe idea: Mini Sweet Potato and Roasted Pepper Sliders

Winter Squash

Serving: 1 cup, cubed

Calories: 40

Carb: 10 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Recipe idea: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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