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15 Superfoods for Fall

Posted By Health.com, Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Fall superfoods
The weather is getting cooler, but your produce choices are heating up. These amazing superfoods are either hitting their peak in the garden or can easily be found in your local farmers market or grocery store.They're the perfect excuse to get cooking on cool nights

Apples
Sweet or tart, apples are satisfying eaten raw or baked into a delicious dish. Just be sure to eat the skin—it contains hearty-healthy flavonoids. Health benefits include:
• Full of antioxidants 
• 4 grams of dietary fiber per serving
Harvest season: August-November

Brussels Sprouts 

Made the correct way, these veggies taste divine. They have a mild, somewhat bitter taste, so combine them with tangy or savory sauces, like balsamic vinegar. Health benefits include: 
• 1/2 cup contains more than your DRI of vitamin K 
• Very good source of folate 
• Good source of iron 
Harvest season: September–March

Parsnips

Though these veggies may resemble carrots, they have a lighter color and sweeter, almost nutty flavor. Use them to flavor rice and potatoes or puree them into soups and sauces. Health benefits include: 
• Rich in potassium 
• Good source of fiber 

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