Harvest Flavors to Reach For This Fall

When thinking about fall, most people think about the crisp, cool weather, football games, and colorful leaves, but if you’re like me—the things you look forward to the most are the fall flavors!

The comforting flavors of fall are not only delicious, but as a Registered Dietitian, I love them because they are packed full of nutrition, as well. For example, did you know that just one cup of pumpkin offers 200% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A? You’ll need that for eyesight as the days get darker earlier!

Southeast Dairy Association - pumpkin pie smoothie

Here are some of my favorite recipes featuring harvest flavors:

Pumpkin

Maple

Sweet Potato/Butternut Squash

Southeast Dairy Association - butternut squash and sage

If you’re more of a winter flavors lover, check out this delicious Gingerbread Latte or Homemade Eggnog. No matter what seasonal flavors you crave, dairy foods are the perfect pairing!

Check out more recipes here and follow us on Twitter @TheDairyRD for tips and tricks to make the holidays healthy and delicious!

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