During these cold Winter months, there are many ingredients that are able to help keep you warm, healthy, and boost your immune system. Below we have broken down a list of some of our favorite winter superfoods that we make sure to incorporate into our menu. Some you might have already known about, while some might come as a fun surprise.
You can check out our menu here, to see what new Winter superfoods we have added in the upcoming weeks.
Beets are filled with iron, which makes them a great source of energy when you are feeling cold and tired. They are also high in fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B, and potassium.
Brussels sprouts are a delicious winter superfood that has fiber, protein, antioxidants, and vitamin C. They are wonderful raw and shredded in a salad, or roasted in the oven just like on our roasted brussel sprouts and
Cauliflower is a low-carb ingredient that has omega-3, and fiber. They are known to improve your mood and can be found in a variety of colors such as white, purple, and green.
Fennel is a nutrient-dense vegetable that contains potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. It also has antioxidants that can be anti-inflammatory. Fennel can be roasted (like above) or put into soups and salads.
Pomegranates are not only a beautiful ingredient, they are also a well known antioxidant that helps with inflammation. They also have fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
The most impressive quality about sweet potatoes (that may come as a surprise) is that it contains about seven times your daily needed vitamin A. vitamin A is essential for most organ functions, increases eye health, and boosts your overall immunity. They also are high in potassium, and have fiber and protein.
To read further information on these winter superfoods, check out the following links:
Winter Superfoods to Boost Your Health and Ward Off Colds
Winter Superfoods You Should Already Be Eating
Winter Superfoods You Need to Buy