Have you heard of the #DrinkLocalEatLocal movement? Try finding local produce by searching for a CSA near you at localharvest.org. You are not only helping your wallet, but you are also supporting local farmers!
Below, we’ve listed the top fruits and vegetables that are thriving this summer. We’ve also added some of our favorite summer recipes!
Fruits: Sweet Cherries, Raspberries, Peaches, and Watermelon
Veggies: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Sweet Corn, Snap Peas, and Peppers
Muffin Cherry Pie from Delish
These are perfect for a little get together with friends and family. Not to mention, they are deliciously sweet.
We love this take on a classic summer dish. Baking might sound intimidating, but this peach tart is easy to make and tastes fantastic!
Tired of just eating corn on the cob? Make it fresh by using sweet corn in a salad!
Ratatouille from Martha Stuart
No, we aren’t talking about the movie, Ratatouille. We are talking about this great dish using bell peppers! You can still watch the film while eating it though.
Fruits: Apricots, blackberries, Honeydew melon, nectarines
Veggies: Beets, Carrots, Collard Greens, Cucumbers, Eggplant
When we think of summer, we think of apricots! Go savory and sweet with this fresh salad. Your taste buds will be thanking you!
Go on the fancier side for an appetizer! Wow your guests with this dish and they’ll think you stole it from a chef!
Instead of putting beets on a salad, try making it a side dish with horseradish and potatoes! It’s a new spin on the root veggie that will leave you wanting more!
Tired of eating healthy? Indulge in this fried treat. We’ve all had grilled eggplant, but have you had it fried yet?
Are we missing any of your favorite summer dishes? Let us know on our social media!