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Peanut Butter Choco Chip Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Choco Chip Energy Balls

These energy balls have a touch of sweetness and come loaded with nutrients as well as fiber, thanks to the oats, flax seeds and chia seeds. Studies show eating a diet high in fiber may reduce your risk of some cancers. This treat is super easy and perfect to make ahead as a snack to enjoy throughout the week or to share with a friend!

Roasted Turnips w/ Paprika & Poppy Seeds

Roasted Turnips w/ Paprika & Poppy Seeds

Despite looking somewhat similar to a potato, turnips are a cruciferous vegetable, in the same family as broccoli and kale. They’re low in calories and also have phytonutrients that help keep the body strong and help fight disease. This recipe is inspired by Northern Italian cuisine. See Chef Tim Caschette of Avvino Restaurant prepare it on Wilmot’s Facebook page.  

Spiced Squash Soup

Spiced Squash Soup

Have leftovers from your big meal? This soup is a great way to use leftover squash and Brussels sprouts. Squash comes packed with vitamin A, fiber, magnesium, manganese and other important nutrients, while Brussels sprouts – a cruciferous vegetable – have lots of vitamin K, a nutrient that’s important for blood clotting and bone health. This recipe will warm you up on a cold winter’s day!

Shaved Celery Root, Fennel & Apple Salad  w/ Manchego and Marcona Almonds

Shaved Celery Root, Fennel & Apple Salad w/ Manchego and Marcona Almonds

This isn’t your typical tossed salad! Celery root and fennel add crunch to this salad while apple adds a little sweetness. All come packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals. The manchego and marcona almonds on top add a special touch.

Buckwheat crepe stuffed with local summer fruit, toasted walnuts, whipped cream & honey

Buckwheat crepe stuffed with local summer fruit, toasted walnuts, whipped cream & honey

Instead of featuring white flour, these crepes have buckwheat flour, which contains more dietary fiber than its white counterpart. The slow-roasted fruit filling is naturally sweet and nutritious. Perfect for a light dessert or top with creamy yogurt for breakfast or brunch!