Imagine a basket full of beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, radishes, apples, and more . Fall harvests are coming up in Georgia.
Fall recipes with these seasonal fruits and vegetables will warm the heart—and the belly. Here are a few of our favorite fall recipes!
Have you ever heard of a parsnip? It looks like a thick, white carrot. Parsnips have a sweet taste and similar texture to a potato that make them the perfect substitute for fries .
You may have seen yellow squash, but have you seen a big, beautiful butternut squash? This squash is harvested mainly in September and October . A ½ cup serving of cooked butternut squash is a good source of potassium and an excellent source of vitamin A . In fact, it provides 130% of your daily vitamin A needs! Vitamin A helps your keep your vision strong and maintains the health of your organs .
Turnips are a white vegetable with a purple top and a leafy top. Many think the turnip belongs in the root vegetable family with potatoes and rutabaga. Surprisingly, the turnip is related to cruciferous vegetables like brussel sprouts and broccoli . You can eat both the turnip and its greens!
While the other vegetables might be new to you, apples are a familiar fruit option for fall. Enjoy an ingredient you know and love in this new fall-inspired recipe! The apple cinnamon bars are great for breakfast on the go or a tasty dessert to pack in a child’s lunchbox.
Written by Taylor Newman, MS/DI student | Edited by Laurel Sanville, MS, RDN, LD
Posted September 21st, 2018
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