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Calendar of seasonal fruits and vegetables: September

Calendar of seasonal fruits and vegetables: September

It's back to school! So that you are ready and in good shape to get back to work or school on the right foot, fill up on vitamins thanks to seasonal fruits and vegetables! Fruits and vegetables are the secret weapon to gain strength before winter. To help you find your way among the many varieties on display, download our seasonal fruit and vegetable calendar for the month of September. Fruits of the forest, nuts or even root vegetables are the kings of the back to school.

Download our seasonal Fruits & Vegetables calendar for September

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We tell you more about the 10 seasonal fruits and vegetables that will make you feel good in September.

Cauliflower

Raw or cooked, cauliflower is nutritious while being low in calories (25 kcal per 100 g). Rich in vitamins B, C and fiber, this vegetable is eaten with water, gratin, soup or even raw as an aperitif. Good to know : choose your cauliflower preferably leafy, very white and without stain, it will keep longer.

The corn

Native to Mexico, corn is eaten cooked, hot on the cob, cold, shelled in a salad or even puffed to become popcorn! It is rich in fiber, minerals (potassium, phosphorus and magnesium), as well as vitamins A and B6. Good to know : on the barbecue, corn on the cob will be an original and very tasty accompaniment.

The pumpkin

Cooked in a soup, a savory or sweet cake, a pie, a barbecue or even in ice cream, pumpkin has more than one recipe in its pocket. It contains beta-carotene, a source of vitamin A and antioxidant. It is also a source of iron, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. Good to know : the pumpkin will keep for several weeks in a cool, dry place.

Black radish

Very good for draining the liver, the black radish is appreciated as an aperitif for its spicy taste and its crunchiness. It can also be consumed in juice and even in slightly pan-fried slices. Rich in vitamins B9 and potassium, it is a vitality vegetable! Good to know : choose the smooth and keep it in a dry and cool place.

The porcini

Very coveted, this strong-tasting mushroom is rich in vitamins and proteins (but low in calories). Simply pan-fried or cooked in a sauce, the porcini will sublimate meat. Do not soak it as it will soak up water. Good to know : watch out for worms, be sure to choose them without any holes and a pretty brown!

The almonds

Ideal for preparing your body for winter, almonds are a source of magnesium and fatty acids. Raw or roasted, you can also pound them and cook them for 30 minutes in milk. Good to know : fresh almonds can only be kept for a few days at room temperature. Choose them in a pretty green and firm.

The prune

Appreciated for its softness and sweet taste, prunes are rich in fiber as well as vitamins and minerals. It is eaten both plain and in ready meals. His health advantage? Facilitate digestion, like many plants. Good to know : if your prunes have dried, give them softness by immersing them in simmering water for a few minutes.

The pear

Deliciously sweet, the pear is low in calories. Rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, it is consumed without moderation. It can be eaten raw, cooked, in juice or in jam. Good to know : keep it in the ambient air, until it is ripe.

Cranberry

This small berry, also called cranberry or cranberry, with a tangy taste is strongly antioxidant and would prevent urinary tract infections. Consumed in juice, sauce or salad, it is a source of vitamin C. Good to know : fresh berries can stay in the fridge for several weeks!

Nuts

This small dry fruit contains great nutritional qualities: energetic, it is rich in vitamins, trace elements and minerals. Consumed fresh or dried, the hazelnut is very delicious and used in touches, it brings crunch to your dishes. Good to know : a fresh hazelnut should not make any noise when shaken and the dried hazelnuts should have a perfectly smooth shell. You are now ready to stock up on vitamins before winter!