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Irresistible Recipes for May Fruits & Vegetables

Irresistible Recipes for May Fruits & Vegetables

Be thankful for those April showers because my how our gardens grow in May! Farmers markets are really starting to have a bounty of fresh spring and early summer fruits and vegetables, and even the grocery store produce section is filling out nicely.

If you’re not a veggie eater in the winter, you’ve got no excuses in the summer. This weather just begs for fresh, crunchy, bright vegetables to be devoured. And the fact that you can use your grill makes them even tastier. Last night for dinner we had the grill piled with corn on the cob, bell peppers, and zucchini. Talk about tasting the rainbow!

The list of fruits and veggies coming in to season in May is getting longer, and within the next few months, you’ll be able to eat more in-season summer produce than you’ll know what to do with.

For May, ease in to it with:

Fruits – watermelon, plums, peaches, nectarines, blueberries, rhubarb, tomatoes

Vegetables – corn, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, asparagus, carrots

These recipes will give you all the inspiration and direction you need for savoring every last bite of your weekly run to the farmers market or even your own backyard harvest.

Grilled Balsamic Vegetables

Chilled Asparagus Soup with Lemon Pesto

Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Lime and Chile Grilled Corn on the Cob

Watermelon Mint Smoothie

Peach Upside Down Cake

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4:55PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

thanks

10:08AM PST on Dec 6, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

3:46AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

thanks for sharing

6:47PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

Yummy :-) Thank you!!

9:28PM PDT on Aug 23, 2012

Simply Irresistible !

12:19AM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

thanks

11:46AM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

Thanks even though I'm in MN I can dream

2:56PM PDT on May 31, 2012

thanks

2:29AM PDT on May 31, 2012

Good, thank you.

1:21PM PDT on May 29, 2012

Yummy, I'm so happy winter's over. I like carrots and turnips etc. but I just looove summer fruit and vegetables

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