Seasonal produce, what to eat in August!
It is finally August, and as always with the new month, we want to bring you the latest news that you will find in your local Farmer’s Market.
Yes, its actual name is summer squash. This type of squash got its name because they all have a short storage life.
There are many different types of summer squash such as:
- Cousa Squash
- Pattypan squash
- Crookneck squash
- Straight neck squash
Maybe most of these are new to you but believe us, they are great, full of Vitamin A, b6 and C, and much more.
Corn is a great vegetable to add to your summertime shopping list. It will add a bright summery feeling to any dish. Corn is very low in calories and can be served with almost any dish. It is filled with tons of fiber which will help with feeling full and satisfied longer. Corn is also super easy to prepare; it can be grilled, sautéed or steamed, etc.
Bell peppers are a great addition to your dish it comes in different varieties and flavors and can also be eaten raw. This is why bell peppers are considered to be a fruit, not a vegetable. It is filled with tons of vitamin C and antioxidants, so this is a fruit that you cannot pass up
You can eat this fruit fresh or dried; either way, they are delicious and super beneficial. They hold a high component of potassium and calcium, which help support strong bone health.
These two fruits are very similar; the only difference the Peach has a fuzzy outside of texture, and the nectar is a smoother texture. But if you want a sweet punch, we suggest that you go with the nectar. Both help with iron absorption and will enhance your skin complexion. So, these are two summertime fruits that you do not want to miss out on.
Raspberry is commonly known as the superfruit because it contains numeral beneficial benefits for your mind and body. Higher in fiber, fill with vitamins and minerals, and help with anti-aging effects, raspberries are fruits you should eat daily to maintain a healthy diet. You can get them frozen year-round, but they are at their best in the summertime fresh.
These 6 fruits and vegetables are perfect ingredients to add to our summer dishes. we’re sure your mouth is watering thinking about it, so why not head on over to your local grocery store or Farmers Market to collect these summertime produces so that you will have all the ingredients to create an excellent summertime feast.Now that you know what to eat in August, why you don’t try this recipe?