The best way to diversify your recipes is to check out what veggies and fruits are in season. August is one of the best months to incorporate seasonal fruits in. The warm weather allows many fruits and veggies to peak. Here are a few items you should look for next time you are heading to a farmer’s market:
- Bell Peppers
- Green beans
- Summer squash
Seasonal food tends to be fresher, more nutritious, and tastier. Crops are peaked at their ripest point, instead of being harvested weeks earlier. It is always recommended to buy your fruits and vegetables from local growers. Most of the time, this assures top quality products that are grown chemical free. Plus, you get to support your local farms.
Happy August and happy shopping!