Summer and fall are two seasons where you can turn poor eating habits around, because there are plenty of local fruits and vegetables to discover. If you’ve never tried some of the delicious produce that is available at this time of year, I suggest you start slowly by introducing one or two new fruits or vegetables into your diet each week.
When it comes to healthy recipes to prepare those tasty fruits and vegetables, the Internet is an amazing resource for people who don’t have their bookshelves full of cookbooks.
To help you get started, I’ve listed seasonal fruits and vegetables for October and November. They will add some much-needed variety to your shopping list and help you with your healthy eating goals!
* Asian vegetables: I’ll talk more about those healthy Asian vegetables later; for now, I’ll simply list them and let you go to your nearest grocery store or market to discover them!
Popular Asian vegetables: mustard greens, choy sum, yow choy, snow pea shoots, Chinese broccoli, chrysanthemum greens, Napa cabbage, lo bok (daikon), bitter melon, fuzzy squash, bok choy, amaranth, water spinach.
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I eat a copious amount of almost all the fruits and vegetables listed above, and I hope this list of seasonal fruits and vegetables will inspire you to do the same. Remember, there is no shortage of healthy recipes to help you eat better — you will only be limited by your own willingness to try new foods and by the creativity you are willing to inject into your meals.
I’d love to know which are your favourite fall vegetables and how you prepare them. Just leave your comment below!
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