Healthy Moms

#6 of 10 Forgotten Winter Fruits and Veggies
February 6, 2013 at 5:07 PM



The fruits of chestnut trees produce a holiday favorite that is only in season for a brief time each winter (from approximately October–December). They're a good source of vitamin C, but more importantly, they bring a subtly sweet, nutty flavor to a variety of vegetables and breads. Fresh chestnuts may be tricky to find, so try bottled varieties or visit specialty grocery stores. 

Try these chestnut recipes: 
• Chestnut Soup
• Chestnut-Fig Stuffing
• Apple, Sage, and Chestnut Stuffing


  • e-doolittle
    February 19, 2013 at 12:19 PM
    Lol I was thinking the same thing!

    Quoting cleanaturalady:

    Do you know, I have never eaten a chestnut?  The remind me of acorns. 

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