The autumn comes with a variety of root vegetables and crisp food options. As the weather starts to cool down a bit with the beginning of autumn, you should also start preparing your comfort food meals to enjoy the season healthily and joyfully. With the chillier months ahead, you definitely need some hearty fall recipes that everyone in the family will enjoy the advantage of good health.There's no need to scour your cookbooks any longer, because we are here with some best seasonal foods DIY’s ideas that make you switch to seasonal foods healthfully.
✔ Coconut and chickpeas lemon stew: Stews took a big leap up this year. Stews are not only about chicken; this fabulous vegetarian stew will make your autumns warm and cosy. Just slow-cook chickpeas and spinach in coconut milk, ginger, garlic, and a splash of lemon to finish. The coconut milk will give it the creamy texture, spinach will provide you with the iron and antioxidants and chickpeas will add quality protein in the diet. Lemon will give you refreshment in the middle of this cosy stew. You are all set to have your daily dose of veggies in on the go!
✔ Chicken soup with ginger: Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served hot and gives you a sense of cosiness with the benefit of important nutrients. Cook ginger, cilantro bundle, chicken, chile, and a big pinch of salt together. When done, season with salt, if needed! Serve with dark-green scallion parts, chopped cilantro, and a pinch of pepper. The chicken in the soup will give you low-fat proteins, essential vitamins and minerals, ginger has powerful medicinal properties and can reduce muscle pain and soreness.
✔ Apple pie porridge: Porridge is one of the most preferred foods when you want something simple and healthy. With the seasonal colours and flavours here is this one which you will definitely love. All you have to do is to combine all of the ingredients together in a bowl, and microwave for 5 minutes on 50% power. Drizzle honey, give it a stir and enjoy! Apples are a great source of antioxidants, flavonoids, dietary fibre and pectin (found in apple skin).
✔ Herbal Tea: The cool & dry winds, unsettled weather in autumn and winter can be difficult for our bodies but herbal teas are a cure to everything. It restores your energy and replenishes the mood. Blend nettle leaf, peppermint or spearmint leaf, lemon balm leaf, milky oats, red clover blossom together. Steep 1-2 tablespoons tea blend in each 1 cup of boiling water for 10-15 minutes. Sweeten to taste with honey, if desired. Consume several cups of this power tea throughout the day. It is rich in several vitamins and minerals.
✔ Autumn salad bowl: This bowl is loaded with hearty fruits like carrots, beetroot, broccoli, bean sprouts and many more topped with pomegranate. Carrots, beetroot and broccoli are a good source of proteins and fibres, whereas pomegranates are rich in vitamins and potassium.
Over to you
Polish of your plates with these healthy seasonal foods and make your autumns perfect with nourishment. The above-mentioned recipes are delicious and easy to make. We wish you healthy autumn!