Hello September! We’re combing through our closets for our fall wardrobes, ready to layer on the flavor in our two seasonal meals! These seasonal stunners shine the spotlight on comforting fall flavors (cinnamon! pumpkin! butternut squash!) that help boost heart health and bring antioxidants and plant-based protein to the party.

Spice Up Your Day

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie
with cinnamon and allspice

Indulge in creamy pumpkin and warm, fragrant spices in this heart-healthy smoothie. This smoothie shines the spotlight on comforting fall flavors (cinnamon! cloves! pumpkin!) without skimping on nutrition.

Fast Facts:
160 Calories
5g of Dietary Fiber per serving (16% of your daily value!)
6g of Protein!

Pumpkin is one of the earliest domesticated crops. While North America’s indigenous peoples mostly used pumpkin in savory recipes – often spiced with chiles – it was the Europeans who transformed how it’s used by making it into a pie. As far back as there are pumpkin pie recipes, some variation of pumpkin pie spice is used: A 1675 British recipe for "pumpion pye" calls for cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and pepper.

Forget everything you *thought* you knew about Brussels sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprout Grain Bowl
with quinoa and currants

Toasty Brussels sprouts elevate this protein-packed quinoa bowl. If this dish could talk, it would *scream* fall courtesy of the addition of sweet butternut squash.

Fast Facts
230 Calories
7g of Protein per serving
394mg of Potassium (8% of your daily value!)

Brussels sprouts are an excellent source of vitamins A and K, and are packed with numerous other nutrients like vitamin C, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, manganese and thiamin. All of our produce is sourced at peak harvest, and Brussels sprouts are no different. Their peak season in the USA is October into November. Brussels Sprouts take a long time to grow, and they like colder weather better than warm, just like cabbage, broccoli, and kale, which are all part of the same family.

Add these fall favorites to your box today! Remember, they’re only available for a limited time, so get ‘em while you can!

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