What’s in Season for June?

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 June and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

  • Apricots
  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli Rabe
  • Cantaloupe
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Green Beans
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Okra
  • Peaches
  • Peas
  • Plums
  • Pluots
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Shallots
  • Strawberries
  • Summer Squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Vidalia Onions
  • Watermelon
  • Zucchini

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:

  • Fiesta Baked Potatoes: Turn baked potatoes into a healthy, gluten-free meal! Onions, peppers, corn, tomatoes and avocado offer a veggie-packed filling that everyone will love.
  • Fireworks Parfait: These fun, festive parfaits are perfect for summer cookouts! Get the kids involved by letting them layer their own berries and Greek yogurt.
  • Splash of Fun Fruit Juice: This juice is the perfect way to cool off this summer and packs a powerful dose of Vitamin C!
  • Cheesy Potato Bites: Snack time gets a serious fun boost with these yummy potatoes! Or make a big batch for summer cookouts!

For more fun with seasonal fruits and veggies, download this coloring sheet from our friends at The Organ Wise Guys! The Organ Wise Guys helps kids and families live healthier lives through bringing the body and its organs to life through lovable characters. Find out more at www.OrganWiseGuys.com and follow them on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram

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I just love watermellon!

 

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