It’s finally getting cooler, the leaves are starting to turn colors, and we’re pulling out our favorite sweaters…you know what that means– it’s fall y’all! Here’s our favorite nutritious recipes that feature produce that’s in-season right now in Texas.
Bolognese Zucchini Pasta (seasonal produce: onion, garlic, carrots, zucchini, and tomato)
Try a healthy twist on traditional pasta! Our low-carb, high protein Bolognese Zucchini Pasta is a great way to add more vegetables into your diet. Zoodles, or Zucchini Noodles, are simple to make with a hand-held spiralizer. If you don’t have a spiralizer, you can also find zoodles in the produce section of the grocery store. Click here for recipe.
Black Bean and Chickpea Salad (seasonal produce: green onion, tomato, red onion, bell pepper, and garlic)
This high fiber, high protein salad comes together in 20 minutes or less and is full of flavor and nutrients. It’s also versatile enough that you can eat it tons of different ways! We like it as a topping on baked sweet potatoes, as filling for tacos, on a bed of your favorite leafy greens, or just enjoy it by itself. Click here for recipe.
Fall Slaw (seasonal produce: pears, red onion, kale, bell pepper, and pecans)
Fall Slaw is loaded with nutrient rich, colorful fruits and vegetables. The pecans add an extra nutritional punch and plenty of protein. This recipe would be perfect to bring to a holiday meal. Click here for recipe.
Savory Yogurt Bowl (seasonal produce: garlic, tomato, cucumber, and bell pepper)
You may be used to sweeter yogurt recipes but trust us, this Savory Yogurt Bowl will become a family favorite! Protein rich Greek yogurt is topped with delicious, chopped veggies and crunchy nuts, making it the perfect afternoon pick me up. Click here for recipe.
Roasted Root Vegetables (seasonal produce: carrots, sweet potato, and red bell pepper)
You can’t go wrong with classic roasted veggies. This dish uses a simple cooking technique to help caramelize the vegetables and bring out even more flavor. Click here for recipe.
Three Bean Chili (seasonal produce: garlic, carrots, red bell pepper, tomato, and onion)
This simple dish is plant-powered and packs tons of flavor. You can swap out the beans for any variety you prefer and can use up any vegetables you have on hand. Top it with some cheese or heart healthy avocado! Click here for recipe.