Sunday, September 25, 2016

 Take advantage of the weather!
 Fall can be a treat for the senses: Smell the crisp air, see the gorgeous canopy of fall foliage, and feel the crunch of leaves underfoot.
Five Fall Super foods

 Apples  are delicious eaten raw or baked in a dish. Be sure to wash well and eat the skin to get a dose of heart-healthy flavonoids. Apples are full of antioxidants & approx. 4 grams of dietary fiber per serving.

Brussels sprouts are great combined with tangy or savory sauces, like balsamic vinegar. One half cup contains meet daily recommended intake of vitamin K. Also a good source of iron.

Parsnips have a light color and sweet, almost nutty flavor. Use them to flavor rice and potatoes or puree them into soups and sauces. Rich in potassium and a good source of fiber.

Pears have a sweet and juicy taste which can be brought out when baked. Good source of vitamin C, copper and fiber.

Rutabaga is a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. Their earthy flavor make them ideal for casseroles, pureed them with turnips and carrots to make a sweet soup, or roast them with ginger, honey, or lemon. Good source of fiber and vitamin C.

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