Crisp mornings and autumn leaves… ah, FALL! Try a new, plant-based recipe using September seasonal produce: apples, cherries, cabbage & carrots.
You’ll never find us eating boring food here at Sweet VegTable! I love celebrating the amazing flavors of fruits, vegetables, grains and other plants. And, the most delicious (and cheap!) way to enjoy them is when they’re in season. So each month, we showcase recipes using seasonal produce from food bloggers around the world.
Let’s dig in to September’s bounty!
What’s more “September” than apples? From Ambrosia to Granny Smith, Honeycrisp to Braeburn… whatever kind you get, they’ll be MAGIC this month. Sweet, crispy apples can be easily turned into many plant-based fall delights: baked desserts, applesauce, chips and cider will get you started!
Oh cherries, we’ve waited ALL YEAR for you! When I bring home a heap of ripe cherries, my family comes running. These four amazing, plant-based recipes will seriously up your cherry game with minimal effort.
The tenderest of summer greens are gone, but humble cabbages are with us all autumn and winter. Thankfully, the days of boring cabbage are gone too! These 4 amazing food bloggers have created some amazing & recipes with big flavor. Try a crispy and crunchy salads with apple this September… you had to know I wasn’t done with apple yet! Or for a flavor explosion, spice things up with Jamaican steamed cabbage. Feeling even more adventurous? Try a new kind of cabbage, like chicory!
While carrots are easily found (and grown) year round, they’re especially lovely this time of year. Plus, their sweet flavor is appealing to kiddos AND can be turned into a myriad of dishes. Little tummies will love carrot pizza, while a fancy carrot hummus will impress at a potluck. Easy Moroccan carrot salad is a delicious way to enjoy more veggies, while perfect carrot cake cupcakes (no gluten or dairy) will satisfy your sweet tooth. What CAN’T carrots do?!
Which of these September ingredients is calling YOUR name? Let me know in the comments below! If you’re still hungry for more, check out the entire Sweet VegTable seasonal produce collection.