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January Seasonal Produce Guide

Written by Becky

Todays marks a new year!  Can I get a hallelujah?!! Above you’ll find a fresh Seasonal Produce Guide, designed by one of my favorite artists, Nelson Hansen, along with a great list of seasonal recipes below. This year’s designs are better than ever; I mean have you ever seen a more beautiful image of a turnip?! Every month here on the Vintage Mixer, on the 1st of the month, you can find a new produce list with seasonal ingredients to stock your kitchen with and inspiration for what to do with all of them.  Please share what you’re cooking by using the hashtags #eatseasonal and if you use one of my recipes I’d love to see those too so tag #vintagemixer.

I feel like there’s a big let down in January, the holidays are over and its dark and even a little dreary around here.  I don’t know about you but I may need a little pick me up or two. A good cocktail or some comforting food amongst all of the lighter food that usually accompanies the new year may just be needed in my world. And don’t get me wrong, I’m happy about the New Year, especially after the year we’ve had but I also need something exciting on the horizon.  Today’s produce list and recipe guide has a perfect mix of winter comforts like lemon ricotta pancakes and that blood orange olive oil cake I made last year, along with healthy foods perfect for resolutions, like my winter super food bowls and roasted chicken and squash. I feel like many of the healthy options below can even cross over into comfort foods, like butternut squash soup and my Brussels Sprout galette with goat cheese. So weather you need something comforting or something light I think I’ve got you covered here.

Pesto Trofie Pasta with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Brussels Sprouts

Pesto Pasta with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Galette with Goat Cheese

Easy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

Sweet Potato Mushroom and Brussels Sprout Hash

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts

Chestnuts

Easy Roasted Chestnuts (it doesn’t have to be Christmas to enjoy these! I love them as a warm winter snack.)

Chestnut Soup

Chestnut Sheet Cake with Dulce de Leche Cream

Chestnut Salad with Pomegranate Dressing by Kitchen Confidante

Grapefruit

Chicken and Chickpea Tacos with Citrus and Avocado

Maple Bruleed Grapefruit

Winter Citrus and Avocado Kale Salad

Panzanella Salad with Grapefruit, Fennel and Avocado

Turkey Chili with Kale

Kale

Turkey Chili with Kale

One Pan Farro with Tomatoes Sausage and Kale

Kale Caesar Salad with Blueberries and Lemon Ricotta

Kale Chips

Kale and Black Bean Falafel

Kale and Collard Green Gratin

Simple Kale Salad

Winter Citrus and Avocado and Kale Salad

Leeks

Soft Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Leeks

Leek and Mushroom Bake with Polenta Crust by Simple Bites

Bacon Leek Dip by Kitchen Confidante

Dirty Rice with Collards and Leeks by Letty’s Kitchen

Cheesy Brussels Sprout and Leek Dip by Flavor the Moments

Lemon

Lemon Pudding Cake

Lemon Curd

Homemade Limoncello

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ice Box Cake

Lemon Beignets with Strawberry Vanilla Sauce

Whiskey Sour with Fresh Lemon

Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

Oranges

Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

Blood Orange Glazed Sweet Rolls

Chicken and Chickpea Tacos with Citrus and Avocado Salsa

Cranberry Orange Sherbet

Farro Salad with Blood Oranges, Kumquats, and Beets

Cranberry Orange Relish

Winter Chopped Salad with Pears, Avocado and Kumquats (my favorite winter salad)

Parsnips

Chicken and Root Vegetable Pot Pie

Parsnip Hash Browns

Caramelized Pear and Parsnip Soup by Cafe Johnsonia

Root Vegetable Mash by Mountain Mama Cooks

Maple Roasted Carrot and Parsnip Fries by Flavor the Moments

Potatoes

Roasted Potato Salad

Homemade Potato Gnocchi with step by step photos

Easy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Winter Super Food Bowls with Coconut Peanut Sauce

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Muffins

Winter Superfood Bowls with Coconut Peanut Sauce (pictured above)

Sweet Potato, Mushroom and Brussels Sprout Hash

Sweet Potato Fries

Pumpkin Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Black Bean and Corn Salad

Sweet Potato Apple and Cranberry Sauté with Hazelnuts

Sweet Potato, Spinach and Quinoa Soup

Sweet Potato Black Bean and Corn Salad (good as is or in a quesadilla)

Turnips

Mashed Potatoes with Turnips and Sautéed Leeks by Floating Kitchen

Cider-Mustard Glazed Root Vegetables by Cafe Johnsonia

Rustic Chickpea Stew with Apricots and Turnips by Simple Bites

Sweet Potato, Turnip and Parsnip Latkes by Kitchen Confidante

Roasted Chicken with Figs and Butternut Squash

Winter Squash

Roasted Chicken with Figs and Butternut Squash

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pesto and Burrata Stuffed Acorn Squash

Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Galette with Goat Cheese

Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash

Acorn Squash Bread with Seeds and Nuts

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto

Squash Casserole with Maple Nut Praline

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew

Butternut Squash Soup

Baked Pasta with Squash and Kale

Just as a little reminder and for those of you who may be finding this guide for the first time.  The above image is to be saved on your desktop as a reminder of what produce is in season. Fresh is always best to cook with!  And the below image is for your phone. It’s kinda fun to change up the image on your phone every month (at least I think so ;))

January Seasonal Produce Guide

Comments (13)

    • Thanks so much for letting me know Lindsey!! That really is encouraging! I’d love to have you join the eat seasonal group that posts a seasonal recipe once a month (looks like you already do this!). let me know if you’re interested in joining!

    • YAY!! So glad you found me Nancy! I love Marci and her blog! Hope this seasonal guide also give some new inspiration for fresh recipes. Take care, Becky

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