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Seasonal Produce Guide For January

Danielle Day | Jan 4 2022 | Tags: Seasonal Produce Guide

January is a great time of year to get back on the healthy eating bandwagon. After indulging in over-the-top holiday meals, it’s time to add some greens and veggies to your diet. With produce that is in season during January, you can tuck into a bowl of delicious fruits and veggies without breaking the bank or your New Year’s Resolutions.

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Broccoli

Broccoli is a great vegetable to include in your January diet. It’s high in fiber and vitamin C and can be steamed or boiled in just a few minutes. It is also full of other vitamins and minerals, and can help your immune system during the winter months.

 

Cabbage

Cabbage is also in season during January and can be used in a variety of dishes. It’s high in vitamin C and fiber and can be boiled, roasted or added to salads. Cabbage is also a rich source of vitamin K, which helps your body form proteins that are essential to blood clotting.

 

Brussels Sprouts

If you’re looking for something a little bit different, Brussels sprouts are in season during January. These little cabbages can be roasted or boiled, and are a great source of vitamin C. Look for these veggies at your local farmers market or grocery store for the best prices and flavor.

 

Avocados

Avocados are incredibly versatile. They can be used as a substitute for butter or oil in baking and they pair well with other fruits and veggies. They’re also a great base for dips, or as part of a salad dressing.

Avocados are great because they can be substituted for butter or oil in baking and they pair well with other fruits and veggies. They also make a great base for dips, or as part of a salad dressing.

 

Grapefruit

Grapefruit is a great source of vitamin C and can help boost your immune system. It’s also a good source of fiber and antioxidants. Try adding grapefruit to your breakfast or lunch for a healthy and delicious meal.

 

Kiwi

Kiwi is a fruit that contains a high level of vitamin C and fiber. It also contains plenty of antioxidants, which can help reduce the amount of free radicals in the body. Kiwis are considered to be one of the healthiest fruits because they contain so many nutrients and their skin is edible.

They are full of fiber, vitamins A, E, B6, potassium, fluorine, magnesium, calcium and zinc. The kiwi is only in season during the winter so you can pick up this tasty fruit the next time your at the supermarket.

 

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Mango

Mangoes can be used to make sweet and spicy salsa or chutney or eaten on their own. Mangoes are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and dietary fiber.

They also contain antioxidants, which can help reduce free radicals in the body. Mangoes are available year-round, but they are in season during January. Try adding mangoes to your breakfast or lunch for a healthy and delicious meal.

 

Strawberries

Strawberries are a delicious and easy-to-make addition to your January diet. They’re full of vitamin C and fiber and can be eaten on their own or added to a smoothie or yogurt bowl.

 

Winter Squash

Winter squash is a great source of vitamin C and fiber. It’s also low in calories and carbs, so it will keep you full and satisfied. Try roasted winter squash with a little bit of olive oil and salt for a healthy and delicious addition to your January diet plan.

 

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The winter months are a great time to get back on the healthy eating bandwagon. January is perfect for adding some greens and veggies to your diet without breaking the bank or your New Year’s Resolutions. These seasonal produce items can provide you with plenty of vitamin C and fiber while also providing low-calorie options that will keep you feeling full all day long!

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Danielle is the Director of Post-Purchase Experience at SmoothieBox and loves getting to know our members. A daily smoothie keeps her energized to support our members and care for her 4 children.

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