What's in Season - January
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What’s in Season in January

Last updated on January 30th, 2022 at 01:17 pm

What’s in Season in January? Healthy fruits and vegetables create the most delectable recipes. There are plenty of fruits and vegetables to choose from during the month of January. This seasonal produce guide will inspire you to create healthy recipes during the month of January.

What's in Season - January

January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. The first day of the month is known as New Year's Day. It is, on average, the coldest month of the year within most of the Northern Hemisphere and the warmest month of the year within most of the Southern Hemisphere. In the Southern hemisphere, January is the seasonal equivalent of July in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. January starts on the same day of the week as October in common years, and starts on the same day of the week as April and July in leap years. In a common year, January ends on the same day of the week as February and October, and ends on the same day of the week as July in a leap year.
https://www.definitions.net/definition/January

If you love fruits, one of the best ways to include them in your meals is by adding them to breakfast, desserts, lunch, and dinner recipes.

Fruits and vegetables cost less when they are in season. They also taste fresher and are packed with nutrients. Create your grocery list and meal plan with fruits and vegetables that are available during this season.

What’s in season in January?

Here’s a list to help you plan out your meals during the month of January. Depending on where you are located, certain fruits and vegetables may not be available. Let us know so we can update our list. A little bit more knowledge will help us all!

Fruits, vegetables and nuts available in January

Fruits

Apples, grapefruit, kiwi, kumquats, lemon, limes, oranges, pear, persimmons, pomegranates. 

Vegetables

Avocados, arugula, broccoli, baby spinach, bok-choy, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, collard greens, endive, kale, parsnips, romaine lettuce, mushrooms, potatoes, fennel, garlic, leeks, onions, pumpkins, radicchio, sweet potato, turnips, yam.

Nuts

Chestnuts, and walnuts.

Check out these recipes’ inspiration below.

Banana Bread

Banana Bread
Banana Bread

A Simple and Authentic Banana Bread made with very ripe bananas and with a touch of ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon. When making this recipe, it is best to use organic bananas and organic sugar if you can. I use the sugar from Kirkland. The mixture of spices is also a plus.

Beets Salad

Kale, Roasted Beets, and Carrots Salad
Kale, Roasted Beets, and Carrots Salad

A healthy salad to start the new year.

This Kale, Roasted Beets, and Carrots Salad is healthy and packed with delicious crunchy flavors from all the ingredients. This is the perfect salad for entertaining picky eaters, can be made in advance, and is perfect for easy weeknight meals. 

This salad is full of nutrients and is perfect for any meat, poultry, or fish entrees. A salad does not always have to have nuts. Make it without nuts for those nut allergies sufferers. It is also perfect for large gatherings as the salad only requires a few ingredients

Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels sprouts with Noubess Steak Seasoning for the perfect zing and spicy combination. Roasted Brussels Sprouts should not make their appearance only on Thanksgiving Day. It is the perfect side dish on any day as long as you can find them at your local supermarket. Most green vegetables should at least be part of your monthly meal menu.

Cabbage

Warm Cabbage Salad
Warm Cabbage Salad

This warm cabbage salad is packed with flavor and only takes less than 30 minutes to prepare—an easy and healthy side dish for your weeknight dinner. Warm Cabbage Salad makes a great side dish for poultry, meat, or seafood. Sauteed in a hot and spicy mango sauce with a splash of fresh lemon juice. You can substitute the hot and spicy mango sauce with Noubess Steak Seasoning, Cajun Seasoning, or Berbere Seasoning.

Carrots

Garlic Roasted Carrots
Garlic Roasted Carrots

Flavorful and Crunchy Garlic Roasted Carrots prepared with gourmet baby carrots and flavorful spices. Prepared with Herbes de Provence, Mrs. Dash, or Italian seasoning, great seasoning the spices deliver a tasty punch. Anyone of these spices mix will deliver lots of great flavors. The best part about this recipe is the crunchiness of the carrots which is achieved by roasting them at the right temperature.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit Snack - caribbeangreenliving.com
Grapefruit Snack

A quick Grapefruit snack should be defined as such. Sweet delicious, a bit sour, a healthy snack, and a diet favorite. This Quick and Easy Grapefruit Snack is perfect any day of the week. It is one of the best breakfasts you can have when looking for something quick and easy to make.

Kale

Kale au Gratin
Kale au Gratin

Creamed Kale au Gratin is a recipe that will take you less than 1 hour to make. Enough time to prepare another dish to satisfy hungry stomachs.

Leek

Bulgur Wheat with Leek and Lima Beans
Bulgur Wheat with Leek and Lima Beans

Cooking leek with grains is a wonderful idea. Bulgur wheat is one of the healthiest grains to eat. Cook it like rice, add seasoning and you have a delicious meal for dinner.

Potatoes (white and sweet potatoes)

Roasted Sweet and White Potatoes
Roasted Sweet and White Potatoes

Roasted potatoes come together with just a few herbs and spices which are basic ingredients from the pantry. The aromatic fresh herbs and spices roasting with the white potato and sweet potato medley will deliver a delicious taste that everyone will crave.

Yam

White Yam puree
White Yam puree

Yam and Leek with Saffron Puree can be enjoyed as an entrée for the vegan foodies or anyone interested in trying something new.

Winter Squash

Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash

Acorn Squash is a winter squash that is easy to prepare. This type of squash is most commonly roasted or baked but can be prepared in other ways also such as sautéed, steamed, or microwaved.

Only unsalted butter, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper of paprika are needed. 

Lemons/Limes

Fresh Vanilla Lemonade
Fresh Vanilla Lemonade

Fresh lemonade with vanilla extract, a delicious and refreshing all-year-round drink.

If you haven’t had lemonade with vanilla extract, today is the day to try. This recipe is refreshing and best serves cold.

Don’t forget that you can order your fresh fruits and vegetables through Amazon Fresh.

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