What’s in Season for February?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for February and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Broccoli Rabe
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Grapefruit
  • Guavas
  • Kohlrabi
  • Kumquats
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Mandarins
  • Parsnips
  • Rutabagas
  • Papayas

In season year-round:

  • Arugula
  • Avocados
  • Beets
  • Bok Choy
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Endive
  • Garlic
  • Mushrooms
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Leeks
  • Lemons
  • Onions
  • Oranges
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Scallions
  • Spinach
  • Turnips

Now that you’re stocked up on this month’s freshest in-season produce, here are a few recipes to try out:

  • Citrus Asian Broccoli Slaw: Regular broccoli slaw is taken up a notch by adding fresh citrus, almonds, bacon and edamame for a side dish that pairs great with any meal.
  • Grilled Veggie Panini: This hot sandwich is perfect for a cold winter day. Try serving with a small cup of soup when the family is craving a sandwich and soup.
  • Super Green Smoothie: Green smoothies have been all the rage in recent years, and with good cause – they’re a great way to sneak in extra nutrients from healthy greens such as spinach and avocado.
  • Cauliflower Breakfast Pizza: Pizza for breakfast! Kids will cheer for this simple, healthy and delicious spin on an all-time food favorite among youngsters. Plus, cauliflower, tomatoes, peppers and onions are all excellent sources of vitamin C.