As the temperatures slowly drop, the pant legs and sleeves grow longer. The tank tops and shorts we’ve enjoyed during the warm summer months are replaced with pants, long sleeves, sweatshirts and sweaters. While I try to hold on to my shorts and tees as long as possible, soon it’ll be time to change over my closet to fall and winter clothing.
But, just as important as changing over your wardrobe for the changing weather is changing over your pantry. During the summer, when the weather is hot and humid, I try to eat light and fresh—fruits, salads, and grilled meat.
When the weather turns colder, however, I turn to more flavorful, savory and fulfilling foods.
I’m a big soup fan during the colder months. I usually stock up creamy, hearty soups such as:
Warm, Fulfilling foods:
I’m a big spice packer, too. My favorite part of fall is apple picking and of course, making lots of apple treats! I keep a few fall spice staples on hand, including:
With my pantry fully stocked, I’m ready to hunker down for a wonderful, crisp fall and winter!