Winter can sometimes be a tricky when it comes to eating your fruits and vegetables. Every meal doesn’t have to revolve around potatoes and onions until April. With a bit of advanced planning and creativity, it’s possible to eat fresh fruits and vegetables with plenty of nutrients and flavor all winter long. These fruits are full of vitamin C and fiber--and they each grow throughout the winter. Add a few to your winter salads or to your favorite libation.
Season: These beautiful ruby red fruits are in season from October through January.
Storage Tips: Keep pomegranates in the refrigerator for up to two months, or at room temperature for one to two weeks.
How to Eat It: A sprinkling of pomegranate seeds adds some tart, bright flavor to a winter kale salad or to your favorite cocktail.
Season: Citrus fruits grown in warm climates are ripe for picking between late October and March.
Storage Tips: Store citrus in the refrigerator for a few weeks, or at room temperature for up to four days.
How to Eat It: Just peel and eat!