As we start the new year, it’s the perfect time to check out all the awesome fruits and veggies that January has to offer. Whether you’re bundled up in the North with snow all around or enjoying the sun in the South, January’s produce brings a ton of flavors and nutrients to liven up your meals and keep you healthy.
(What’s in season January coloring page, print it out and give it to your kids!)
Picture citrus bursting with flavor, root veggies keeping us down to earth, and leafy greens laughing in the face of the frost. January is a great time for produce, depending on where you are. Generally, in the Northern Hemisphere, you can get your hands on:
Citrus Fruits: Oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes are typically at their best in the winter months.
Grapefruit arugula salad with avocado
Arugula, grapefruit and avocado salad recipe with shallot dressing.
citrus salad with walnut dressing
This citrus salad with lettuce and walnut dressing is delicious. It is amazing with lettuce or with whatever green you have in the fridge: spinach, watercress, agúgula, kale, …
Ginger grapefruit wellness shot
This shot is full of superpowers. It is very easy to make and perfect to start drinking wellness shots.
Root Vegetables: Carrots, turnips, and beets are hearty and plentiful during this time.
vegan CARROT ginger SOUP with apple and red lentils
This detox carrot soup is straightforward to make. It can be done in a pressure cooker, instant pot or regular pot. This detox carrot soup has red lentils and apples.
Carrot cake Breakfast cookies
Carrot, oatmeal, and raisin cookies, full of spices and flavor. Finish these cookies with a lemon glaze.
Roasted rainbow carrots with cilantro pepita dressing
These rainbow-roasted carrots with cilantro pepita dressing are perfect for Thanksgiving or any other friends or family gathering. The color is so beautiful and eye-catching, and the contrast with the cilantro pepita dressing takes it to another level in color and flavor.
Sweet potatoes and potatoes.
Vegan Enchiladas with Lentils and sweet potato
These Mexican enchiladas are vegan enchiladas and 100% healthy. They are filled with lentils and sweet potatoes and then smothered in chile ancho tomato sauce.
All about Baked sweet potatoes
I bake sweet potatoes each week after grocery shopping for their versatility—perfect for soups, baked dishes, or even ramen. About sweet potatoes Sweet potatoes have long been a staple in many cuisines worldwide. Not only are they delicious, but they also boast numerous health benefits and a wide range of …
Leafy Greens: Kale, collards, and Swiss chard are more flavorful after a frost.
Vegan farro salad with kale and navy beans
Beans, grains and greens in a bowl with an amazing orange vinaigrette.
HEALTHY VEGAN KALE SANDWICH
Kale, white beans, and red bell pepper make this kale sandwich ridiculously delicious and perfect for any time of the day.
Kale salad with lemon dressing
Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing can be served as a main dish or as a healthy side dish for dinner. It is a delicious and nutritious option that combines the crunchy texture of kale with the freshness of the dressing and the crunchy touch of pistachios.
Pears: While the peak season is in the fall, many varieties are still delicious and available in January.
Beet juice with carrots, pear and lemon juice
It is the perfect juice to start the day or as a mid-afternoon treat. This juice has beets, carrots, and pears.
Easy Fruit crumble with oats topping (vegan)
If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert, this vegan cherry, raspberry, and pear crumble is the answer.
Prepared with natural ingredients and without animal products, it is perfect for sharing with friends and family.
Cauliflower: They are often at their peak in the early winter months.
Farro salad with roasted cauliflower and romesco sauce
Farro salad with roasted cauliflower, romesco sauce, greens and chickpeas.
Roasted cauliflower tacos with chipotle crispy slaw
Super healthy and light tacos made with chipotle roasted cauliflower tacos topped with a crunchy and spicy slaw.
Crunchy cauliflower tacos
I have a fantastic recipe for crispy cauliflower tacos that are both delicious and easy to make. The best part is that the whole family enjoys them, and they even eat their salad in the "taquito."
Brussels Sprouts: These are commonly available and are sweeter after the first frost.
vegan CHORIZO TOSTADAS, powerful & delicious
These vegan chorizo tostadas are perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The chorizo is made with Brussel sprouts and Mexican spices.
Roasted Brussels sprouts salad
This delicious roasted Brussels sprouts salad is a colorful addition to your holiday table. The sweet Dijon vinaigrette perfectly complements the roasted sprouts, creating a mouth-watering flavor. Whether served warm or at room temperature, it’s the perfect side dish for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. About this recipe Don’t you …
Autumn Harvest Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Apple and Pomegranate
Embrace the flavors of fall with this vibrant Autumn Harvest Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad. This delightful dish combines the earthy tones of fresh kale with the subtle bitterness of Brussels sprouts, creating a perfect green base. The salad is then uplifted with the sweet crispness of sliced apples and the tangy burst of pomegranate seeds, offering a symphony of flavors in every bite.
Broccoli is a versatile and nutritious vegetable. It belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which also includes the likes of cabbage, kale, and cauliflower. With its distinct earthy taste and crunchy texture, broccoli can be enjoyed in a variety of dishes, from stir-fries and salads to soups and casseroles.
Broccoli and spinach soup with cilantro croutons
This recipe for broccoli soup with spinach, cilantro, and croutons is the best broccoli soup you’ll find. It is amazing and loved by all the family.
Roasted broccoli with peanut sauce
This roasted broccoli with peanut sauce recipe is perfect for eating as is or serve over rice, quinoa, or noodles.
Healthy Broccoli soup with greens and beans
This broccoli and greens soup is one of the best soups ever. It is easy to prepare, hearty, and full of greens, which translates into full benefits. It is the kind of soup that is so healthy and powerful that it will become a staple in your home. It has broccoli, a bunch of greens, cilantro, and navy beans. It is perfect for a light lunch or as a starter for dinner.
Leeks are a versatile and delicious vegetable that belong to the same family as onions and garlic. They have a milder, sweeter flavor than their relatives, making them a great addition to a wide variety of dishes. From soups and stews to stir-fries and salads, leeks can be used in countless recipes to add a unique depth of flavor.
Pumpkin sage Oven-baked risotto
This is the perfect oven-baked pumpkin risotto when craving something savory, comforting, creamy, and delicious. This vegan risotto comes together pretty fast and is always a showstopper.
Mexican Vegan potato leek soup
This Mexican vegan potato leek soup is on the menu in many Mexican homes, and when you try it, you'll see why. This Mexican leek potato soup is chunky, simple, satisfying, and easy to make.
All About Leeks
Leeks are versatile and flavorful vegetables that have been a staple in cooking for centuries. They are known for their mild, sweet flavor and unique texture.
Kiwi. Kiwi is a delicious and nutritious fruit that is packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, and fiber, making it a fantastic addition to a healthy diet. The fuzzy brown exterior hides a bright green flesh that is both sweet and tangy, creating a unique flavor that delights the taste buds.
Kiwi is not only a tasty treat, but it also offers numerous health benefits. Its high vitamin C content makes it a great immune-boosting fruit, while the fiber promotes good digestion. Additionally, its antioxidant properties contribute to overall health and well-being.
Kiwi can be enjoyed on its own, or used to add a burst of flavor to salads, desserts, and smoothies. Whether enjoyed as a snack or as part of a meal, Kiwi is a versatile fruit that brings both flavor and nutrition to the table.