The subtropical citrus is a GREAT weight-loss aid, since it is full of fiber to prolong digestion and keep you from getting hungry too fast. Plus, just half of a grapefruit has almost 100 percent of your daily vitamin C needs, which helps to keep those Autumn colds away!
Autum is the time for calabaza. Any way you have it (in soup, pureed, in a salad, as pumpkin bread, anything!), you're sure to benefit from the fiber, vitamin A and potassium in this fall vegetable.
Popular in Spanish cuisine, dates are the ideal alternative to candy thanks to the sweet fruit being a good source of iron and dietary fiber. Plus, they taste great whether they're wrapped in bacon or just eaten by the handful.
Another popular citrus, they're also a great source of fiber and Vitamin C but the best part is that they're so sweet and easy to peel that they make a perfect (and healthy!) afternoon snack that'll stop you from reaching for that candy bar.
Although originally from New Zealand, Latinos have adopted this fruit that makes a fantastic snack thanks to being a perfect version of nature's portion control with each palm-sized fruit being just 46 calories!
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Who doesn't love pepitas? They're FULL of healthy fats and, when roasted, make a great snack or addition to a lunch-time salad. Plus, they have 1/3 less fat than peanuts so they make the ideal healthy treat!