What's in Season for April?

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

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli Rabe
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Grapefruit
  • Guavas
  • Kohlrabi
  • Kumquats
  • Limes
  • Mandarins
  • Mangoes
  • Parsnips
  • Peas
  • Pineapple
  • Rhubarb
  • Rutabagas
  • 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:

  • Light & Fresh Potato Salad: packed with veggies, like asparagus and artichokes, for a fresh take on traditional potato salad.
  • Zucchini & Summer Squash Frittata: a filling breakfast in ready in no time with this delicious dish.
  • Sunny Breakfast Skewers: Here’s a fun way to whole wheat waffles into a delicious tropical breakfast that’s packed with flavor and nutrition!
  • Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna: Up the veggies at dinner by swapping some of the pasta for slices of zucchini in this flavorful dish! You won’t even notice a difference.

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 Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram