With December underway, our sights are moving from pumpkins, apples and butternut squash to kale, citrus fruit, carrots and more cold-weather produce. There are endless ways to make the most of winter's bounty, but we've rounded up seven of our favorites to showcase all the tastiest leafy greens, root vegetables and more seasonal fruits and veggies. Better yet, most of this week's dinners will take you 30 minutes or less to prepare. (Might we suggest hitting the farmers market one last time before it closes for the year?)

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Shopping List

Produce
2 grapefruits
4 clementines
1 lime
1½ pounds carrots
1 large onion
2 heads garlic
1 head radicchio
8 figs
8 ounces mixed greens
4 oranges
5 ounces pomegranate seeds
2 red onions
4 ounces Swiss chard
3 large parsnips
2 medium sweet potatoes
1 small butternut squash
1 sweet onion
2 bunches rosemary
3 bunches parsley
1 large bunch broccoli rabe or broccolini (about 12 ounces)
1 bunch thyme

Meat
16 medium shrimp
4 chicken thighs
Four 6-ounce cod fillets

Dairy
4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
5 ounces labneh or whole-milk Greek yogurt
1 ounce shaved Parmesan cheese
2 ounces Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
8 ounces whole milk
6 ounces grated Gruyère cheese

Grains
6 ounces quinoa
8 ounces black (or forbidden) rice
6 ounces farro

Canned and Packaged Goods
12 Moroccan dry-cured or kalamata olives
3 ounces pumpkin seeds
Pickled radishes
2 ounces orange juice (or substitute fresh-squeezed)
5 ounces hazelnuts
Roasted red peppers
2 ounces natural almond butter
Roasted almonds
One 14-ounce package extra-firm tofu

Pantry Ingredients: extra-virgin olive oil, kosher salt, chipotle chili powder, smoked paprika, sugar, ground cumin, cayenne, coriander, sherry vinegar, Dijon mustard, freshly ground black pepper, all-purpose flour, tomato paste, flaky sea salt, nonstick spray

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Monday: Citrus, Shrimp and Quinoa Salad with Feta

This 20-minute dish stars smoky spiced shrimp, chilled grapefruit and clementine pieces, salty feta cheese and briny olives. Feel free to make a double batch so you can have leftovers for lunch—they'll keep in the fridge for two days.

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Tuesday: One-Pan Roasted Chicken with Carrots

Despite its minimal ingredients and easy recipe, this sheet pan meal is elegant and satisfying enough to serve at a dinner party. (But the best thing about it is that it only leaves you with one dirty dish to clean.)

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Wednesday: Black Rice Bowl with Figs, Radicchio, Pickled Radishes and Pepitas

Figs and radicchio in one bowl? Now that's a winter dinner. Using black or forbidden rice offers the dish chewy, tender texture and nutty sweetness.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Thursday: Winter Citrus and Pomegranate Salad

Some nights, a no-cook dinner like this vibrant salad is the only way to go. But feel free to top it off with crispy roasted chickpeas, toasted pepitas or grilled chicken if you're feeling ambitious.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Friday: Pan-Fried Cod with Orange and Swiss Chard

This delicate, bright seafood dinner is only 30 minutes away. Use any orange that you like, but we're partial to sweet cara caras and or tart blood oranges.

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Saturday: Crispy Tofu Steaks with Broccoli Rabe and Romesco

Allow us to introduce you to broccoli's underrated cousin, broccoli rabe. It's chewy, a little bitter, easy to prepare and loaded with nutrients. It's about time you two got acquainted.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Sunday: Spiralized Winter Vegetable Gratin

Behold: the mac and cheese of winter. We'll be having our root vegetables doused in herby Parmesan-Gruyère sauce from here on out, thank you very much.

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