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October 03, 2016

Seasonal Snapshot: What Is in Season in October

Butternut squash salad

Eating with the seasons is not only great for your body and the planet; it’s also a terrific tool for the budget-conscious home cook. If you’re looking for some seasonal cooking inspiration—and happen to live in the US, Canada or elsewhere in the Northern Hemisphere—here’s a little peek at what is in season in October.

(Pro tip: Search for these ingredients on the PlateJoy Meal Queue to find recipes that showcase them!)

Fruit

Apples
Blackberries
Figs
Pears

Vegetables

Artichokes
Root vegetables like beets, carrots, parsnips, turnips, rutabagas and sweet potatoes
Bok choy
Cruciferous vegetables like Brussels sprouts, cabbage and broccoli
Winter squash, like kabocha and acorn
Pumpkin

Try some of our favorite autumn recipes! 

Warm up and get into the fall spirit with some of this month’s featured PlateJoy meals. You'll find them in your Meal Queue:

To make the most of the fall season - and eat in line with nature - consider making the ingredients above the focal point of your meals. Not only will it be more affordable to work these in at this time of year, seasonal produce requires much less work to get maximum flavor.

- Amy Height

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