The fall season brings out some of the tastiest and most nutritious fruits and vegetables you can find. Here are a few new ways to enjoy some of your old favorites, such as pumpkin and apples, and how you can reap the many health benefits of each, too!

Pumpkin, the ultimate squash of the fall season, is rich in:

  • Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant that boosts the immune system and supports the adrenal glands
  • Vitamin A, which promotes healthy growth and development
  • Folate, a B vitamin that helps increase energy levels, supports the nervous system and improves mental clarity and thinking

TRY THIS: Add 2 tablespoons of pure pumpkin to your favorite smoothie recipe this fall. Not only does it taste delicious, but it will keep you feeling fuller longer!

Sweet Potatoes are wonderful sources of:

  • Vitamin C, which enhances the body's natural detoxification process & can aid in stress reduction
  • Vitamin B6 for maintaining healthy brain function and improving moods
  • Copper, which encourages red blood cell and bone health

TRY THIS: Roast sweet potatoes in the oven with coconut oil and a dash of Sweet-n-Natural to add a little touch of sweet to your fall dish.

Apples, the classic fruit of the fall, are not only delicious in a pie, but they're packed with:

  • Fiber, which aids in digestion and can promote a healthy body weight
  • Vitamin C, for ultimate immune protection
  • Potassium, which supports healthy blood pressure levels and muscle performance

TRY THIS: Enjoy apples by themselves, dip them in natural nut butter or bake them with a dash of cinnamon for a healthy treat!

Pears, the sweet and nutritious fruit of autumn, is an excellent source of:

  • Vitamin C, for immune, skin and heart health
  • Fiber, which promotes healthy gastrointestinal function
  • Vitamin K, for aiding in blood clotting and bone health

TRY THIS: Like apples, pears are excellent enjoyed by themselves, or you can top them with Sweet-n-Natural and cinnamon for an extra sweet treat!

What's your favorite way to enjoy these festive foods? Share with us in the comments section below.