Seasonal Food & Recipes
It's the time of the year for hearty, warm, filling dishes. Yet, we can still eat healthily and seasonally while enjoying yourself. Here are some of our favorite seasonal recipes to get you through the coming darker days.
It's important to try and eat seasonally as the foods are going to be fresher and in turn more nutritionally rich.
For Northern Europe the produce in season are the following: Apples, Artichokes, Beetroot, Broccoli, Butternut Squash, Cabbages, Calabrese, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Chard, Courgettes, Endive, Fennel, French & Kidney Beans, Grapes, Iceberg Lettuce, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Little Gem Lettuce, Marrows, Mushrooms, Onion, Parsnips, Pears, Peas, Plums, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Quince, Radishes, Rocket, Runner Beans, Savoy Cabbage, Salsify and Scorzonera , Spring Greens, Swedes, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes, Turnips, White Cabbage and Watercress.
FOR A SNACK…
What better way could there be to use up a whole pumpkin once you're done with the flesh. Pumpkin seeds are full of valuable nutrients, high in magnesium, antioxidants and fiber and linked to a reduced risk of certain cancers.
Vegetable crisps are amazing, add your own seasoning and you're away with a delightful snack.
A perfect pick me up snack for when you 4pm snack time rolls around.
With a hint of balsamic the sweet sharp taste will bring your veggies to the next level.
The color of this is enough to make anyone excited about their dinner.
Pure deliciousness wrapped in puff pastry.
FOR A SWEET TOOTH…
You just can't go wrong with a carrot cake, even if you're not a big fan of carrots.
Mary Berry's Double Crusted Apple Pie. Considering apples are in season all winter this would definitely be worth making.
Great for an on the go breakfast or after dinner snack.
about the author
Sabine Fasching comes from a long line of pharmacists. With Sagittamed, she wants to share the knowledge that her family has gathered over generations with others. Her goal is to make the world a little healthier with "Healthy Habits".
She became acquainted with the concept of Healthy Habits many years ago in England, where she lived for a long time. Building small, healthy habits into life instead of major changes that are difficult to sustain seemed brilliant to her. That's how she started incorporating Healthy Habits into her life, and she's still amazed at how well it works.