The official start of summer is quickly approaching, and this season’s harvest is ready for the picking. Summer is all about fresh greens, citrusy sweetness, and bountiful berries. Add this season’s fresh produce to your shopping list, and check out the delicious recipes you can make with the produce too!
Asparagus: Asparagus Frittata
This asparagus frittata is a great warm-weather recipe. Light and delicious, this frittata is a no-fuss recipe done in just 20 minutes.
Avocado: Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast
There’s nothing more tasty or simple to make than avocado toast. With a few slices of bread, cilantro, lemon, avocado, and a little seasoning in your cupboard, you will have mastered this fan-favorite recipe.
Basil: Blueberry Basil Smoothie
Basil is a potent antioxidant, as well as a great source of magnesium, which helps promote blood flow. As the weather heats up, cool down this fiber-filled smoothie.
Berries: Berry Fruit Salad
What better way to put those summer berries to good use than by making a berry fruit salad. Bonus: This one includes cherries! A great alternative to dessert, this salad pairs the berries’ sweetness with the tartness of its honey lime dressing.
Cucumber: Cucumber Salad Recipe
What do you get when you mix cucumber, avocado, and a balsamic dressing? You get this awesome dish. It’s so easy and tasty, and it makes for a tasty side dish to any dinner.
Green Beans: Green Beans With Toasted Garlic and Almonds
Green beans make for the perfect summer side dish for practically anything. This recipe calls for just green beans, garlic, and almonds.
Mushrooms: Brown Butter Mushroom Orecchiette
Sometimes, you just want carbs! This creamy mushroom pasta recipe will satisfy your craving while adding nutrient-packed mushroom bonus. Mix a little butter, heavy cream and parmesan to your pasta and mushrooms, and voilà!
Bell Peppers: Summer Stuffed Peppers
Stuffed peppers is one of the most fun dishes to make! Not only is it colorful and nutritious, but it’s really hearty too. This dish calls for a host of seasonal veggies that you can chop up and put in your peppers.
Spinach: Creamed Spinach–Stuffed Salmon
If you never thought to combine spinach with mozzarella and salmon, then you’re not alone. Turns out, it’s delicious, and this creamed spinach-stuffed salmon takes just 25 minutes.
Tomato: Grilled Caprese Sandwich
Grab that tomato off the vine, and make yourself a quick and delicious caprese sandwich – the best comfort meal after a long day.
xx, The FabFitFun Team