Food & Lifestyle
Updated: October 18, 2019
6 Fruits & Recipes to Fall for this Season
By now, you may have seen our fall vegetables blog and how to transform them into tasty recipes, but then we asked ourselves: “why do vegetables get to have all of the fun?”
So, you guessed it, we’re bringing you 6 fall fruits and some amazing, transformative recipes you can make with them.
Usually eaten raw, apples can also be used in various recipes, juices, and drinks. Various types have a variety of colors and sizes.
Apples are high in fiber, vitamin C, and various antioxidants which helps moderate blood sugar levels and promotes gut health. They are also very filling, with a low-calorie count
For this reason, this fruit may be a useful addition to a weight loss diet, especially if eaten between or before meals.
Apples are smooth with a bit of crunch to them, taste a little sour and bitter, but are mostly sweet and very juicy.
Check out just one of the many delicious apple recipes below.
Grapes are a good source of vitamin C and contain essential nutrients and powerful antioxidants necessary for connective tissue health.
They also contain many beneficial plant compounds, such as resveratrol, that may protect against various types of cancer, including colon cancer and breast cancer.
Grapes usually have either a dusty blue or green color with a tannic berry essence. They are usually sweet with a juicy, earthy taste.
You know we couldn’t leave you without an amazing grape recipe, check it out below!
Pomegranates are seedy, red fruits that are considered a superfood. This is because nearly every part of the pomegranate has been researched and been found to have potential health benefits.
These juicy fruits can help keep your body healthy and disease free. In fact, pomegranate juice has three times as many antioxidants as other antioxidant-rich beverages, such as green tea.
Plus, they may be just what you need to add a punch of flavor to everything, from salad to seltzer.
Speaking of salads, check out these tasty pomegranate recipes which include Squash, Pomegranate, and Feta Cheese Salad, Pomegranate Braised Short Ribs, Meyer Lemon Brisket with Pomegranate Gremolata, and Pomegranate-Coconut Trifle.
Cranberries are a healthful food, due to their high vitamin C, A, and K contents. They are also often referred to as a superfood and are low in calories, containing only 25 in half a cup.
Cranberries are tiny and red, and have a sharp, sour taste so, they’re barely eaten raw.
However, if you check out these recipes, you’ll definitely want to incorporate them into your everyday meals including Cranberry Barbeque Meatballs, Cranberry Bliss Seven Layer Bars, White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge, and Orange Glazed Cranberry Scones.
And now, without further ado, check out this inventive, succulent cranberry recipe.
Figs are sweet, mildly flavored fruits that are low in calories and have no fat. In facts, one large, raw fig has only 47 calories! If you’re looking to shed pounds, figs are a great replacement for unhealthy snacks.
Some evidence also suggests that the leaves of the fig shrub can help regulate diabetes symptoms.
In other words, you’ll enjoy a number of health benefits by eating figs including skin rejuvenation from an increase in blood circulation and hair recovery.
We’ve got another great fig recipe for you below!
Pears are packed with important vitamins such as vitamins C, K, and B-6, as well as dietary fiber, potassium, and calcium. They are cholesterol-free, fat-free, and only contain 100 calories.
Many studies have suggested that pears promote a healthy complexion, increase energy, and help with weight loss.
For the best flavor, allow pears to ripen in a warm, sunny area for several days.
Look below to find another delicious pear recipe.