September 2020 Newsletter
Fall is HERE. Check out the best of the best for month for September.
- 5 Unexpected Fruits & Veggies to Find at the Farmer's Market This Fall
- What We’re Making This Month
- What We’re Reading This Month
- Where We’re Shopping This Month
- What We’re Doing This Month
5 Unexpected Fruits & Veggies to Find at the Farmer's Market This Fall
1. Bok Choy
This nutrient dense vegetable contains vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene, which have powerful antioxidant properties that help protect cells against damage by free radicals.
As grapefruit's ancestor, this citrus fruit is full of fiber, Vitamin C, rich in antioxidants and can boost heart health. A Pomelo tastes similar to grapefruit, but sweeter.
3. Snap Peas
A perfect low-calorie snack, Snap Peas are high in fiber, including soluble fiber, which helps regulate blood sugar levels.
This yellow-orange fruit is an excellent source of fiber, Vitamins A, C, B6, potassium and the mineral manganese. They are also a good source of healthy carbohydrates and natural sugar.
This superfood is rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper. They are also a good source of antioxidant vitamins A and K.
What We’re Making This Month
Oatmeal Fig Bars from Barkerita
We are OBSESSED with Bakerita’s Oatmeal Fig Bars. And since figs are in season, now is the PERFECT time to cozy up to these fall snacks.
Plus, they are gluten-free and vegan -- AKA all the goodness without the refined sugar.
Check out the full recipe here.
What We’re Reading This Month
We can’t think of a better way to enjoy your fall PSL than with a page-turning mystery. This month, we’re reading Ruth Ware’s The Lying Game.
Here’s a synopsis:
Four friends are brought together with one promise… but someone isn’t telling the truth.
The text message arrives in the small hours of the morning: I need you.
Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her.
Isa and her three best friends used to play the Lying Game, competing to convince people of outrageous stories. Now, after seventeen years of hiding the truth, something terrible has been found on the beach.
The friends’ darkest secret is about to come to light…
Where We’re Shopping This Month
Shannon Malando, founder/owner of Yowie
We are ALL about this Philadelphia designer's curated collection of home and lifestyle products at her store, Yowie.
Shannon Malando is the brains behind this Insta-worthy shop. Every item feels like it was personally curated just for you. It’s hygge vibes are perfect to kick off the fall season.
Not in Philadelphia? No problem -- shop her collection online here.
What We’re Doing This Month
Summer gets all the credit for being the best season to have a picnic.
But what is more delicious than a crisp, fall afternoon?
Check out these 32 Gluten-Free Picnic Food Recipes here because that’s all we are doing this month!