Prepare for the Fall Season With These 5 Flavors

What is it about fall that’s so appealing? Could it be that much like spring, the weather’s just right? Or, is it because the harvest season allows us to finally indulge in some much needed guilty pleasure after an excruciating summer? Turns out, there really is a scientifically valid reason as to why we look forward to fall. Kathryn Lively, professor of sociology at Dartmouth College told the Huffington Post that our obsession with seasons is a social construct that starts when we were kids. Say’s Lively…“We’re conditioned from a very early age that the autumn comes with all these exciting things. As children, we come to associate fall with going back to school, new school supplies, seeing friends. It’s exciting, for most. We still respond to this pattern that we experienced for eighteen years.” So that solves the mystery of why we are so fond of fall. But to make the coming season even more special, here are 5 flavors that can add some zest to your festive spirit! Cinnamon Apple Image credit: freegreatpicture.com Pumpkins aren’t the only thing that can make the autumn season better. You can also find some of the crispest and most delicious apples coming to your local grocery, so give them a swing! Easy to cook, this apple cinnamon recipe are perfect as a stand-alone dessert, or can be used with pies, pancakes etc, too. Check out this cinnamon apple recipe. Cranberry Image credit: freegreatpicture.com The humble bounce berries already have a reputation for being choke full of nutrients and can be found abundantly during autumn. Cranberries can be added raw or cooked to be...