Have you noticed the change in season at your local fruit and veg shop? As the weather turns cold there’s a range of new seasonal produce available for you to cook up some delicious winter warmers to keep your body fuelled!
Our pick of the week is Broccoli. Broccoli is plentiful now, and of great quality. This nutritious vegetable is a favourite for getting in your nutrients over winter! Broccoli is a delicious option for a variety of uses, including salads, roasts, or mixed into muffins or fritters. Make the most of Broccoli this week with this Roast Broccoli Salad with Spicy Tahini.
Apples are plentiful at your local Fruit and Veg shop this week with a wide variety to choose from. Find pink lady, granny smith, gala and many other varieties for all your winter apple needs! For a boost of energy throughout the day, make these Raw Apple Pie Bars ahead of time!
Pick up some Lemons this week! Lemons are an excellent source of vitamin C to help boost your immunity in the colder months. Use lemons in your dinner this week in this Creamy Lemon Chicken for a simple one-pan meal!
Papaya is good value this week, and is widely available. Papaya is full of antioxidants to assist with the health of your skin and immune system. Pineapple is also a great pick this week as an excellent snack option, or for your weekend BBQ! After a sweeter option? Try our Pan-Fried Pineapple for a fruity dessert the family will love.
Celebrate healthy Asian greens this week, and pick up some Bok Choy or Chinese Broccoli for an easy stir-fry packed with nutrients! Add in some Kale to your grocery shop this week too, for a green veg-fuelled week to keep your body healthy in this colder weather.
Sweet Potato is a good buy this week. Sweet Potato is a great winter veg option containing vitamin A to promote eye and immune system health. Warm up your winter nights and whip up a Sweet Potato, Kale and Peanut Soup!
Mushrooms are a great option year-round. They are the only vegan, nonfortified dietary source of vitamin D. They also contain several other minerals that may be difficult to obtain from a vegan diet, including potassium, copper, iron and phosphorus, making them a powerful little vegetable to add to your diet, vegan or otherwise!
Snow Peas are a wonderful option, and are available at your local fruit and veg shop this week. Pick some up for a slightly sweet addition to your vegetable offerings for dinner this week. Try this Tofu & Snow Pea Stir Fry for a quick and healthy meal this week!
Immerse yourself in the seasonal wonders of these fruits and vegetables, carefully selected from local growers to ensure the highest quality. Visit your local fruit and veg shop to experience the joy of cooking with fresh, seasonal produce. Get inspired, try new recipes, and savour the flavours of the season. Your local Fruit and Veg shop hand select their produce from local Growers and Wholesalers at the central markets to bring you the best quality available! Pick up some of this produce and more from your local Fruit and Veg shop this week!