6 Winter Superfoods and 30+ Superfood Recipes

6 Winter Superfoods plus 30 Superfood Recipes The Organic Goddess

With the extra cold weather and stress on our immune systems, packing in Winter Superfoods is a deliciously healthy way to survive the polar vortex (all of them!).  I poked through some of my favorite health-FULL blogs and linked to some SUPER Superfood Recipes.  Happy and healthy eating!

1.  Root vegetables are in season and great sources of vitamins, minerals and flavor.  Versatility is the name of the game with a wide selection of choices for soups, stews, roasts, dips, salads and more.  A few of my personal faves …

Parsnip Hummus  from The Hungry Goddess

Ultimate Winter Couscous from Ottolenghi

Sea Salt and Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips from Leites Culinaria

Beet and Fennel Soup from The Hungry Goddess

Fennel, Orange and Avocado Salad with Carrot Dressing from The Hungry Goddess

Raw Root Vegetables from Ottolenghi


Pomegranate as a Superfood Organic Goddess2.  Pomegranates: the gorgeous ruby seeds are full of anti-oxidants and may contribute to fighting heart disease and cancer.  One pomegranate contains a whopping 50% of your RDA for Vitamin C, plus is full of B5 that helps with muscle cramping and prevent insulin resistance.  Pomegranate also is rich in dietary fiber, and other B-complex vitamins.  Super Fruit is a Superfood!

Fennel and Quinoa Salad with Pomegranates (packed with Superfoods!)

Poppy Seed Crusted Butternut Squash with Kale and Pomegranate from My New Roots

Kale, Pomegranate, Goat Cheese and Mint Salad from Chocolate and Chard

Chili Roasted Tofu with Minted Pomegranate Relish from The Sprouted Kitchen


3.  Winter Squash:

Butternut Squash Lasagna from My New Roots

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Chicken, Fennel Seed and Kale Sausage from The Hungry Goddess

Bison Chili with Butternut Squash from The Hungry Goddess

Acorn Squash with Green Chiles from Gluten Free Goddess


Curly Kale Superfood4.  Get Your GREENS:

Chard and Saffron Omelette by The Hungry Goddess

Garlicky Winter Greens and Chickpea Salad from White on Rice Couple

Smoky Maple Black Beans and Kale from Robin Robertson’s Vegan Kitchen

Baked Beet Greens from White on Rice Couple

Soy Ginger Chicken and Winter Greens from Whole Foods

Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard and Sausage from Deliciously Organic

Slow Cooker Turkey Soup with Kale and Sweet Potatoes from Kalyn’s Kitchen


Kimchi as a Probiotic Superfood5.  Probiotics: – like Kimchi and Sauerkraut to enhance your body’s natural, healthy flora.  Powerful superfoods with tons more probiotics than yogurt.

Pork and Kimchi Noodle Stir Fry from White on Rice Couple

Kimchi Recipe from David Lebovitz

Homemade Sauerkraut from Nourished Kitchen

How to Ferment Cabbage and Make Sauerkraut from The Shiksa

Sauerkraut is the Original Probiotic Superfood from Natural News


6.  Cauliflower and Broccoli: these are both  both cruciferous vegetables and related to other Super Foods like cabbage, kale and brussel sprouts.  They are full of Vitamin C (immune boosting) and Vitamin K (for bone development, healing and clot formation) and anti-cancer nutrients.

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Spinach and Pork from The Hungry Goddess

Cauliflower Dal with Panch Phoran from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen

Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Rice Noodles from Ottolenghi


And since we all need some – Immune Booster Recipes:

Tom Kha Gai Soup is an immune booster extraordinaire and classified by Lakshmi Devi, an Ayurvedic Practitioner, as one of the great ways to eat good health this winter!

Immunity Soup from 101 Cookbooks

Tom Kha Gai Soup from The Hungry Goddess


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