What’s in Season for May?

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

  • Apricots
  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Leeks
  • Mandarins
  • Parsnips
  • Peaches
  • Peas
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Scallions
  • Shallots
  • Strawberries
  • 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:

  • Apple-Berry Quinoa Crisp Bowl: All the flavors of a favorite summer dessert packed into a bowl for a healthy way to start your day.
  • Peach Pie Smoothie: Enjoy the fresh, summer taste of peach pie in a glass! Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for a fun, healthy dessert.
  • Ants & Friends on a Log: Snack time with the kids just got more fun! Traditional Ants on a Log gains a few friends in this fun twist.
  • Slow Cooker Ham & Pineapple: This no-fuss recipe keeps ham moist and tender, and the cherries add a tart flavor your family will love. Plus, it’s served with an easy 3-ingredient side dish!

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