September is here and it's time to savor the flavors of the season! We've rounded up five fruits and veggies that are at their peak right now, packed with nutrition and ready to enjoy.
Apples are a fiber powerhouse, aiding digestion and keeping you feeling full. Plus, they're a great source of vitamin C and antioxidants. Slice 'em up for a crisp snack, toss them into salads, or bake them into a comforting apple crisp.
This squash is a vitamin A and C superstar, promoting healthy skin and a robust immune system. It's also rich in fiber. Roast it for a creamy soup, mash it as a side dish, or spiralize it into "noodles" for a low-carb alternative.
Grapes are bursting with antioxidants and polyphenols that support heart health. They're also a hydrating snack. Freeze them for a refreshing treat, add them to cheese platters, or enjoy them by the handful.
These orange gems are a great source of vitamin A, fiber, and potassium, benefiting your vision, gut, and heart. Bake them into sweet potato fries, make a creamy mash, or add them to your morning hash.
Pears are loaded with dietary fiber, aiding digestion, and keeping blood sugar levels stable. Slice them into salads, pair them with cheese, or poach them for an elegant dessert.