Spring Health: Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Anthia Koullouros

Naturopath and Holistic Health Expert

Spring has extravagantly and colourfully sprung! With the first whiff of warmer weather, it’s time to clear past baggage and create  a new rhythm for health and wellbeing. Spring is the perfect time to lay a strong foundation of health. Let’s begin with nutrition. Reconnect with the new produce on offer.

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What’s at the height of taste and nutrition in Spring? Check out this season’s produce, below.

FRUITS for breakfast:

Enjoy a fresh fruit salad with organic, biodynamic yoghurt with a sprinkle of vanilla and cinnamon powder and some activated nuts and seeds.

• Apples: Lady Williams
• Berries: Strawberries
• Grapefruit
• Lemons
• Mandarins: Honey Murcot
• Rockmelon
• Oranges: Blood & Seville
• Papaya
• Pawpaw
• Pineapples
• Pomelo
• Tangelos

VEGETABLES for lunch and dinner:

Make a fresh garden salad or cooked vegetable salad with plenty of zesty lemon, lime and olive oil dressing.  Or a dressing with apple cider vinegar and coconut oil.

Did you know that Apple cider vinegar has many health benefits? Its rich in enzymes and potassium, supports a healthy immune system, promotes healthy digestion, and supports the detoxification of toxins.

Serve your salad or cooked or raw vegetables with grass fed spring lamb chops or cutlets. Delish!

• Artichokes: Globe
• Asian Greens
• Asparagus
• Beans: Broad & Green
• Beetroot
• Broccoli
• Carrots
• Cauliflower
• Chillies
• Garlic
• Lettuce
• Mushrooms
• Onions: Spring & Green
• Peas
• Shallots
• Silverbeet
• Spinach

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