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13 Fruits And Vegetables That Are In Season This Winter – Plus Recipes To Make From Them!

Depending on the time of year, different fruits and vegetables are harvested and available in different seasons in Australia.

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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 sprouts and broccoli are available in the cooler months.

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You can make all these delicious Healthy Mummy recipes using Winter foods and veg!

Fruit In Season This Winter

Bananas

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Include bananas into your diet with our warm and yummy Hot Caramel Banana Creams this winter.

Get the RECIPE HERE.

Grapefruit

An old-fashioned wooden-handled paring knife sits on a chopping board next to a peeled pink grapefruit.

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!

Kiwi fruit

Supergreen Smoothie

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.

Lemons

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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

Citrus fruit: Clementines in a rustic wooden bowl.

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Here’s a yummy healthy recipe for our Orange & Coconut Cremes – you will LOVE IT!

For FULL RECIPE, click here.

Vegetables In Season In Winter

Beansprouts

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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.

Broccoli

Orange And Mustard Glazed Pork With Veggies

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.

Brussel sprouts

brussel sprouts

If you’ve got a hungry family to feed, or friends coming over for dinner – this is a great recipe to have up your sleeve. 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.

Carrots

carrots

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.

Cauliflower

cauliflower

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.

Fennel

fennel

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.

Mushrooms

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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.

Potatoes

The Ultimate 5 Ingredient Ham & Cheese Baked Potato

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 & Cheese Baked Potato, click here.

Silverbeet

silverbeets

Our Speedy Brekky Beef Stir-Fry is a great way to include silverbeet into your diet.

See FULL RECIPE.

Spinach

spinach rolls

Read our delicious recipe for Pesto, Spinach and Ricotta Rolls, is just 230 calories per roll! Get RECIPE here.

You can find most of these recipes HERE and on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Our Super Greens

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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!

ORDER YOURS TODAY. 

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!

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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

1.Chloe Cox – 40KG weight lossChloe-Cox-40kg-WLMOTY-1

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 Farley is a busy mum of 3 kids who has lost over 30kg with The Healthy Mummy as well as having a Healthy Mummy pregnancy for bub number 3! 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

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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.

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written by:

Jennifer Hartnett

Jennifer is our Senior News Producer with a passion for trending news and lifestyle stories. Jennifer spends the rest of her time running around after her son Kian.