Seasonal Foods: 5 Best Winter Vegetables
By Jessica Mordo
Winter veggies usually get short shrift, but there are many reasons to savor them. They add loads of vitamins and nutrients to our diets, do wonders for our immunity, and are wonderfully versatile. Plus, eating seasonally is eating green: as it takes us back to the old days of eating only the freshest available products, it’s a more sustainable eating model and it’s better for reducing our carbon footprints.
Here’s my guide to making the most of these five fabulous winter veggies:
1. Play Squash
I actually look forward to winter just for its squashvarieties. Acorn, banana, butternut, spaghetti, delicata, hubbard, sweet dumpling, buttercup, and turban squashes—not to mention pumpkin