Summer is here & it is time to take advantage of all the summer fruits & vegetables that are FINALLY in season! By paying attention to the seasonality of the different varieties of produce, you can be sure that you are buying produce at their peak of freshness. Better yet, the prices of produce is typically always lower when in season than not, so make sure to get your in-season fruits & veggies quickly before they are gone!
Summer fruits & veggies add unique colors, textures, and flavors to many of our favorite dishes so enjoy this summer season by incorporating your favorite picks into recipes. Whether you are looking to buy your produce at a local grocer or hand-pick it at a farm, the experts at Fruits & Veggies Matters are here to help guide you in the right direction.
Visit their helpful guide HERE to learn what produce varieties are in season during the summer months of June, July, and August.
Some of my favorite summer produce in season:
– Summer Squash
Here are a few of my favorite summertime recipes that use a summer produce pick as an ingredient:
Caprese Pasta Salad
A common go-to lunch recipe for me.
Elotes: Mexican Corn on the Cob
The intense flavors within this recipe will have you asking for seconds.
Nutty Wild Rice Salad
An elegant & unique twist on a traditional pasta salad.
These tasty recipes are only a few of the delicious dishes out there perfect for this summer season. Remember, it is important to fill half your plate with fruits & veggies, which can be accomplished by purchasing new produce varieties throughout the summer!
xoxo The Produce Mom
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