February is just around the corner, and you know what that means? Some of our all-time favorite ingredients are in season!
Eating in-season ingredients brings an unmatched richness of flavor to ANY dish you set your heart on.
Here’s why you should cook with seasonal vegetables:
If you’re looking for a great way to save time and money in the kitchen, then cooking with seasonal vegetables is it! Eating what’s fresh at that moment is one of the best ways to keep your meals tasty and healthy. Not only does cooking with seasonal veggies reduce costs, but it can also help you create unique flavors and dishes every time.
Cold winter months call for hearty, warm meals and so I’ve decided to round up the best recipes to enjoy while the season lasts!
For these recipes, I’m focusing on some major food groups that February just knows how to get right; I’m talking root veggies, soups, squash, and more. Buckle in!
Easy Rainbow Fruit Salad Recipe
This easy fruit salad recipe is quick to make and full of nutrients and flavor. You can mix it up and add any seasonal fruits you like tangerine or grapefruit.
Mushroom Kale Strata (aka a Great Breakfast Casserole!)
You’re going to love this Mushroom Kale Strata!
Made with fresh seasonal kale, eggs, cheese, bread, and veggies, this hearty brunch dish is perfect for serving a crowd or for a next-day breakfast.
Incredible Broccoli Slaw Recipe (in 5 Minutes!)
This is about to be the best 5 mins you’ve ever spent in a kitchen because yes, that’s all the time it takes to put together This beautiful broccoli slaw!
5 Ingredients, 5 Minutes.
This slaw is packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and hydration, and it’s insanely delicious.
Crockpot Shredded Chicken Tacos
I know it sounds crazy but you need to trust me when I say this: these slow-cooked tacos take less than 15 minutes to prepare. They’re nutrient-packed, AND they’re as satisfying as it gets.
Get ready to spice up Taco Tuesday!
Easiest Ever Healthy Thai Peanut Noodles
If you’re anything like me, I’m always looking for new things to add to my weekly “I can cook” list. And more often than not, I need these recipes to be simple and delicious.
These take-out style noodles don’t shy away from tapping into fresh ingredients while still being super comforting for any kind of winter day.
Fall Quinoa Bowl with Butternut Squash
Winter squashes like acorn and butternut are great sources of fiber, vitamin A, and potassium.
This bowl is your perfect opportunity to throw in all of your favorite seasonal veggies, and fruits, and make the most out of the season’s spices! Brussels sprouts? Throw them in there.
Cranberries? Go for it.
Maple & Dijon? Absolutely.
Vegetable Soup Recipe
This vegetable soup recipe is delicious, nourishing, and healing. Use any combination of veggies you like, the key is to make the most of root vegetables while they’re freshly harvested.
Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe
This cauliflower soup is low-carb, loaded with nutrients, and comforting all around.
And it’s Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Grain-Free.
With some staple pantry ingredients and a few mins on your hand, you got yourself a new winter go-to.