Planning meals around seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way to save money, get maximum nutrition and even help the environment as most produce tends to be sourced locally.
Whats more, we are spoilt in the Australian winter with delicious veggies that are perfect for comforting soups, warming casseroles and roast root veggies.
13 fruits and vegetables that are in season this winter
These foods which we call ‘in season’ are often cheaper, tastier and more nutritious.
According to the Seasonal Food Guide, food we associate with winter such as Brussel’s sprouts and broccoli are available in the cooler months, but there are heaps yummy winter vegetables and fruits available for you to take advantage of and whip up some healthy and tasty meals.
You can make all these delicious Healthy Mummy recipes using Winter fruit and veg!
Fruit in season this winter
Include bananas into your diet with our warm and yummy Hot Caramel Banana Creams this winter.
Get the RECIPE HERE.
Swap your usual after-dinner desserts for a slice of fruit salad that contains bananas, grapefruit and other fruit.
That way you’re still having your sweet fix but without the extra calories!
Our Supergreen Smoothie recipe contains kiwi fruit. It is high in vitamin C so it will keep you energised all day.
A perfect addition to a weight loss diet!
See FULL RECIPE here.
Our Lemon And Coconut Bliss Balls are DIRECT from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge and are a fun healthy eating snack idea that is packed with lemons, heart healthy coconut and the goodness of almonds.
To make these Lemon and Coconut Bliss Balls, click here.
Mandarins and oranges
Here’s a yummy healthy recipe for our Orange and Coconut Cremes – you will LOVE IT!
For FULL RECIPE, click here.
Vegetables in season in winter
If you want a healthy meal that’s packed with beansprouts and takes just 15 minutes to prepare, this Speedy Beef Stir Fry is for you. Super quick, super tasty and super healthy.
Check out this RECIPE here.
For a sweet, tangy and hearty meal idea to warm you this winter, our simple orange and mustard marinade is ideal – and it goes perfectly with broccoli.
See FULL RECIPE here.
If you’ve got a hungry family to feed, or friends coming over for dinner – this Roast Beef with Pepper and Mushroom gravy will hit the spot!
It’s also nice to have some fresh greens on the side, so why not prepare some peas, green beans, snow peas or Brussels sprouts to go with it.
Get the RECIPE here.
Our Mini Raw Carrot Cakes With Cream Cheese Frosting are a great option for an afternoon snack with your well-deserved cup of tea and they won’t ruin your healthy eating plan either.
Full RECIPE here.
This is comfort food at its very best. A healthy take on a classic Mac & Cheese that even the fussiest of the fussy will be happy to tuck into – and instead of pasta it contains cauliflowers instead!
Click here for MORE on this recipe.
This tasty pork recipe is super simple to make and contains lots of yummy ingredients including lean pork escalopes and fennel seeds.
For RECIPE, click here.
This risotto uses mushrooms but you can also add any meat if you want to bulk it up – it is also great for adding in extra veggies if you have them in the fridge too.
For the Mushroom Risotto, click here.
Here’s a really nourishing lunch or dinner that you can easily prepare with your own favourite toppings.
For full recipe for the Ultimate 5 Ingredients Ham and Cheese Baked Potato, click here.
Our Speedy Brekky Beef Stir-Fry is a great way to include silverbeet into your diet.
See FULL RECIPE.
Read our delicious recipe for Pesto, Spinach and Ricotta Rolls, is just 230 calories per roll! Get RECIPE here.
Our Super Greens
Did you know our Super Greens contain more IRON than 12 cups of Spinach, the Vitamin C equivalent of 1.4 kilograms of Oranges.
56 x more Vitamin B12 than a beef steak and the calcium equivalent to one litre of milk? AND it TASTES delicious!
Join the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge this winter!
Eager to reach your weight loss goals this Winter? Then jump on board with The Healthy Mummy and join the 28 Day Winter Weight Loss Challenge!
Our Challenge is designed by mums FOR MUMS – to help them reach their goal weight and tackle their health and fitness.
The Challenge is home to customisable meal plans, 24/7 social support and realistic exercises mums can do AT HOME.
Our Challenge entails:
- 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
- Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans
- Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
- Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
- Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels.
- Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes.
NEXT 28 DAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE STARTS SOON!
To find out more on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge click here.
Amazing Results From Mums On The 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge
Chloe Cox knew she needed to change her ways for her health and also so she could be the best mum to her kids. Within 15 months of joining the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, Chloe had lost a whopping 40kgs.
“ Never in my wildest dreams did I think losing such a large amount of weight, while feeding my bub and exercising, would be possible. I believe I owe it all to The Healthy Mummy.
“It is a hard habit to break but I’m so glad I have done it, and not focusing on the pesky number on the scales feels so liberating.”
2.Sascha Farley – 30KG weight loss
Sascha credits her healthy lifestyle changes thanks to the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge for helping to control her PCOS and give her the fertility to conceive baby number 3.
She is a Healthy Mummy convert for life and will never be without The Healthy Mummy app as it helps her and her family eat well and save money.
“I’ve lost over 30 kilo and I’ve gained SO much knowledge. I save so much money! I have found balance, energy and self love.
“Our food is simple, easy, delicious and the guess work of portions is non existent! Best thing I have ever done! “
3.Heidi Reynolds – 70 KG weight loss
Heidi Reynolds has lost a MASSIVE 70kg and learnt to love her body, scars and all! At her heaviest weight Heidi hated every aspect of her body including the scaring all over her body from many operations she had had to remove sweat glands to remedy a skin condition.
“After I joined the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge I found a love for good healthy food I had never eaten before.
“I went from a life I didn’t want to be in, to a life I LOVE being in! I’m now so happy and love everything about my body, even the scaring.”
For more on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge click here.