Vegetables in season for the month of June. Oh, don’t worry, I have added some great recipes for fruits also.
You are probably here because you are wondering what vegetables and fruit you should buy during the month of June. Below you will find a list of what is in season and some fantastic recipes that you can make using the freshest, real food ingredients.
Summer is almost here and that means many fruits and vegetables will be making their way to the farmers market and local stores.
Why eat vegetables in season?
- Taste Better Produce picked at it’s peak tastes better. It also has more nutrition because it was ripened at it’s own time.
- Cheaper You can easily find produce that is in season at the Farmer’s Market. When the farmer comes to you, you get better prices. The farmer needs to get rid of the ripe produce and you benefit.
- Avoid Contaminates Many times when foods are shipped from one country to another, they are sprayed with chemicals, irradiated or bleached.
- Better for the environment Eating seasonally supports your community and the environment. There is less transportation and less irritation of produce. Typically local farmers use less pesticides because they know how to treat the issues that are local.
So, what vegetables are in season?
Asparagus Pizza by Feeding Big, homemade crust, fresh grated mozzarella cheese and tender asparagus. Perfect dinner for any night.
Cream of Asparagus Soup by Feeding Big, creamy and rich. Great for a light dinner or lunch.
Easy Avocado Dressing by Feeding Big, creamy and delicious. So easy to make – get your kids involved.
The Best 3 Ingredient Smoothie by Omnivores’s Cookbook,
Avocado Risotto by Amuse your Bouche, An easy creamy risotto. Make it for a side or a main dish.
Avocado Jicama Salad by Lively Table, A creamy and crunchy salad this is simple and delicious.
Pickled Beets by Feeding Big, just like your Grandma used to make. Perfect with a salad or as a side.
Honey Roasted Beets by Girl and The Kitchen, easy and delicious the perfect side for your next meal.
Vanilla Beet Smoothie by Pancake Warriors, wake up and try this beautiful smoothie. Packed with protein, vitamins and minerals. A great way to start the day.
Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Blueberries by Feeding Big, a twist on a classic. Great for breakfast or a snack. Made with whole wheat flour. Good tasting and good for you.
Watermelon Pizza with Blueberries, easy to make, fun to look at. What could be better?
Paleo Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla by Wholesome Yum, make these pancakes for your next breakfast. So good and healthy too.
More recipes for vegetables in season in June
Cherry Yoghurt Cloud Pie with Granola Crust by Life Currents, the perfect dessert to end any meal. Made with fresh, real food ingredients.
Cherry Walnut Recover Bites by Bites of Wellness, packed with healthy fats, protein and naturally sweetened, these vegan, gluten free, paleo friendly treats will be your new favorite snack.
Asian Style Cucumber Salad by Unprocessed Jess, light cucumber salad with an Asian flavor. Use your spiralizer to make this healthy salad.
Tuna, Tomato, Cucumber Salad by Shockingly Delicious, the perfect summer salad. Great for lunch or dinner.
Greens (to include lettuce, spinach, arugula and swiss chard)
Green Eggs and Ham by Feeding Big, breakfast “muffins” filled with spinach, ham and cheese. The perfect grab and go breakfast.
Easy Swiss Chard Stir Fry by the Omnivore’s Cookbook, this dish is ready in 5 minutes and has only 3 ingredients. Super easy and super quick dinner.
Lentil Soup with Squash and Lentils by Feeding Big, filled with good for you foods, great no matter what time of the year.
Roasted Sweet Potato Kale and Black Bean Enchiladas by Domesticate Me, sweet and savory with a subtle tang and kick of heat.
Quick, easy pork chops with leeks by Feeding Big, fresh leeks are the star of this easy dinner.
Creamy vegetable soup with leeks by Leelalicious, a creamy and chunky soup that is filled with vegetables.
Mango Lime Lassi by Feeding Big, a refreshing and creamy drink that is perfect on a warm day.
Fish Tacos with Pineapple Mango Salsa by The Culinary Compass, make a double batch of this salsa. Full of sweetness and heat. Perfect on fish tacos or chips.
Easy Southern Pea Salad by The Seasoned Mom, sweet, fresh peas make this salad pop with flavor. Made with Greek yogurt to keep it healthy.
Sweet Potato, Pea and Feta Salad by Nourish Everyday, roasted sweet potatoes, sweet peas and tangy feta. A filling salad.
Radish Butter by Feeding Big, creamy spread for crackers, wraps or vegetables.
Summer Salad with Corn, beans and radish by Feeding Big, get your grill going and make this summer salad.
Strawberry Rhubarb Bars by A Saucy Kitchen, two of my favorite flavors in one bar. These bars are gluten free and vegan.
Rhubarb Pink Lemonade by Blossom to Stem, fresh squeezed lemonade with tart rhubarb. The perfect June drink.
Lemon No Bake Cheesecake with Strawberries by Feeding Big, a no bake cheesecake that is made with real food. Topped with fresh strawberries. Sweet and good.
Watermelon Pizza by Feeding Big, topped with Blueberries, Strawberries and watermelon. Your family will love this.
Fresh Fruit Salad by Feeding Big, filled with summer fruits, easy to make and so fresh.
When you bring home all of your lovely vegetables and fruit, make sure you store them correctly. Read how I store them HERE. Wash your produce with this homemade fruit and vegetable wash.
Here is a Seasonality Guide from CUESA
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