Winter has officially arrived, and the change of season brings fresh new seasonal produce for you to incorporate into your diet.
By eating fruit and vegetables that are in season you can be comforted knowing that you are consuming produce that tastes great, is fresh and is rich in vitamins and minerals needed to support your immune system and general health and wellbeing throughout the chillier months.
Luckily for you there are so many delicious types of fruit and veg to choose from this winter that are perfect to add into your favourite recipes including soups, hearty mains and warming desserts! Read on to find out which fresh produce is in season this winter!
Winter sees fruits such as apples, bananas, rhubarb, grapefruit, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, imperial mandarins, Navel oranges, and pears in season. These fruits are perfect toppings for your morning porridge or to add into delicious desserts such as this delectable apple and rhubarb crumble!
All these winter fruits are high in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Vitamin E to help fight those nasty winter colds and keep your body functioning at its best throughout winter.
This winter sees plenty of dark green leafy vegetables in season that are packed with vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin K to help fight cancer, support the immune system, bone health, blood pressure and more!
These vegetables include asian greens such as bok choy and choy sum, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, kale, onions, potato, pumpkin, spinach and silverbeet.
Asian greens are perfect to add into a yummy stir-fry, while vegetables such as potato, pumpkins and broccoli can be easily roasted to compliment a roast lamb for Sunday lunch or added into a delicious vegetable curry!
Head into your local A Better Choice retailer to shop an outstanding range of high quality, fresh and in-season produce this winter.